October 7, 2016

The Most Creative Things to Find at the Santa Fe Artists Market

The traditional arts is a very important part of New Mexican culture, and these traditions are kept alive today through events such as the Santa Fe Artists Market! This outdoor art exhibition takes place year-round and encourages artistic awareness for the general public, artists, and art lovers. It's the perfect place to shop for a unique souvenir or learn more about New Mexican art from the artists themselves. The best part is that all the artists are native to Northern New Mexico. If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind experience that you won't find anywhere else, this is it!

Amazing Things You'll Find at the Santa Fe Artists Market

Painting and Drawing Artists

Celia Cortez- Creating art inspired by nature, she begins her with a watercolor base that is later contrasted with ink details.

Ken Bonner- Recognized for his original oil paintings, Bonner provides a feast for the eyes, heart, mind, and soul.

Julie Price- Price is an encaustic painter and recognizes the depth of form and color in her enigmatic work.

Photography Artists

Kevin Schaffer Photography- You'll love his stunning images of the wonders of the Southwest and beyond.

Kaye Cooper-Mead- Surreal Art Photography is printed on aluminum to make it look like a dream place.

Martin Matlack Images- Specializing in train and railroad culture, Matlack explores the history, human compassion, and beauty of vast landscapes.

Sculpture and Woodworking Artists

Susana Erling- This unique artist creates all of her fine sculptures from paper, masking tape, and wire armature.

ModTribe Design- Give your home the extra flair it needs with traditional New Mexico furniture, home goods, and more.  

Jewelry Artists

Cosmic Moth- Discover fine jewelry that incorporates rare semi-precious stones, handcrafted silver, bronze, and artifacts from around the world.

Karen Luther- Her handmade silver jewelry designs are based on ancient and ethnic pieces using sacred symbols and healing stones.

Summer Sarinova- You'll find interesting pieces of art from Sarnova including glass feather pendants, reusable drinking straws, and borosilicate bunnies.

Fiber and Leathercraft Artists

Tiffany Gremillion- Gremillion's stunning leatherwork is inspired by nature and cultures across the globe.

Elizabeth Jenkins- Handwoven jackets, scarves, and vests grace this artist's display. You'll also find intricate surface designs that add complexity to the fabric.

Kris Thoeni- This one-of-a-kind artist hand paints his silk and embeds them with healing energy for the body and soul. You won't be able to get enough of his whimsical work!

The above listed are just a few of the artists you will find at the Santa Fe Artists Market. Visit the website for more artists and media that await you at this fascinating event.


April - November

The market takes place every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Railyard in Park Ramada.

March and December

The market takes place every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Plaza at the Water Tower.

Special Dates at Cathedral Park

June 4th - 5th (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

September 17th - 18th (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

October 1st - 2nd (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Can't Get Enough of the Santa Fe Artists Market? Check Out More Local Markets! 
Santa Fe Farmers Market
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, shop for only the freshest produce right from Santa Fe farmers.

Tesuque Flea Market

Started by Trader Jack in the 80's, this fun market includes products and vendors from all over the world! You're sure to find a unique gift from the hundreds of collections. This market is open on weekends from March to December.

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