Folk Art Market in Santa Fe welcomes new artists, embraces ‘irreverence’

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Folk Art Market in Santa Fe welcomes new artists, embraces ‘irreverence’

Indigenous artisans, who are part of the weaving network Crafts Kalimantan, organize their wares during the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The Folk Art Market, which will be held for the 15th time the summer of 2018 on Museum Hill, is better known for its high-end, collectible textiles, pottery, baskets, jewelry, apparel and other forms of folk art- not for the ubiquitous souvenir. But this summer, Meeta Mastani will sell block-printed T-shirts with contemporary motifs such as flip-flops and peace symbols from a booth on Milner Plaza. Also new this year will be eri silk home furnishings and apparel made by tribal women in Assam, a remote region in northeast India.

Folk Art Market in Santa Fe welcomes new artists, embraces ‘irreverence’

Indigenous artisans, who are part of the weaving network Crafts Kalimantan, organize their wares during the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The Folk Art Market, which will be held for the 15th time the summer of 2018 on Museum Hill, is better known for its high-end, collectible textiles, pottery, baskets, jewelry, apparel and other forms of folk art- not for the ubiquitous souvenir. But this summer, Meeta Mastani will sell block-printed T-shirts with contemporary motifs such as flip-flops and peace symbols from a booth on Milner Plaza. Also new this year will be eri silk home furnishings and apparel made by tribal women in Assam, a remote region in northeast India.

Folk Art Market in Santa Fe welcomes new artists, embraces ‘irreverence’

Rafael Cilau Valadez, of Mexico, works on a Wixarika yarn painting during the 12th annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. The Folk Art Market, which will be held for the 15th time the summer of 2018 on Museum Hill, is better known for its high-end, collectible textiles, pottery, baskets, jewelry, apparel and other forms of folk art- not for the ubiquitous souvenir. But this summer, Meeta Mastani will sell block-printed T-shirts with contemporary motifs such as flip-flops and peace symbols from a booth on Milner Plaza. Also new this year will be eri silk home furnishings and apparel made by tribal women in Assam, a remote region in northeast India.