Media Release Date: March 8, 2010 Contact: Brent Hanifl, Senior Planner, (505) 9556215 For immediate release. “MEET OUR LOCAL ARTISTS,” SCHEDULE FOR MARCH 15 – 19, 2010 Presented by Santa Fe Creative Tourism and Heritage Hotels
This series will showcase the varied talents and resources of New Mexico’s artists. Artists will showcase current and future workshops available to visitors and residents. All demonstrations are free and open to the public. Hotel Plaza Real 125 Washington Avenue, ½ block off the Plaza Monday – Friday March 15th – April 9th 10:00 a.m. March 15 Kokopelli Music and Flutes Paul and Rose Jones Native Flute Music / Demonstrations 5055799677 JnRo273@aol.com Participants will be able to see all the stages of making a traditional Sioux flute, starting with pieces of cedar, measuring, carving, sanding, filing, gluing, and then rounding the flute, using only small hand tools. The artists will also display traditional flute variations including Apache, Cheyenne, and Cherokee. March 16 Etched Glass Demonstrations Ruth Dobbins Dobbins Studios & Professional Glass Consultants www.dobbinsstudios.com www.etchmaster.com. 5054739203 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com. Professional Glass Consultants / EtchMaster® is a unique company operated by Norm & Ruth Dobbins. It is the only company in the world dedicated to teaching beginning to
professional techniques for abrasive glass etching. The Dobbins have been involved in the art glass business for nearly 30 years. They have had extensive experience with glass etching, stained glass, fused and slumped glass and have operated several glass businesses in the U.S. and in Europe. March 17 – Fiber Arts Marguerite Wilson 5059928206 firstname.lastname@example.org http://margueritewilson.com/ The workshop is called “Finding Order in Times of Chaos.” Participants will explore principles of Sacred Geometry using the square, the octagon, and the circle. Through primarily working with cloth, the participants will discover what it means to create order and harmony.
March 18 Pastel Mixed Media Jane Shoenfeld Art Adventures in the Southwest 5059861108 505 6609388 email@example.com The demonstration will cover pastel and mixed media on paper, working from views, Santa Fe landscape, and architecture. Shoenfeld’s work has been exhibited and published both in New Mexico and on the East and West Coasts. Her pastel landscapes have been featured in American Artist magazine a painting titled Grace was featured on the cover of the October 2003 issue of the American Art Therapy Journal. Shoenfeld is currently represented by the Nightingale Wilder Gallery, Taos, New Mexico. She has been teaching for 19 years in colleges, universities and art schools, including the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California. Shoenfeld is also a licensed art therapist who has focused on innovative ways of teaching fine art. March 19 Black Etched Tin Sharon Candelario (505) 7207076 Blacketchedtin@gmail.com www.blacketchedtin.com
Candelario will discuss history, method, and styles of traditional tin work and will also share her “black etched tin” technique. She is an artist from Chimayo, New Mexico, reared in the heart of the famous shrine of El Santuario de Chimayo. Candelario is from a family of artists, the mother of three young children and married to Adam Candelario. Black etched tin has been featured at Contemporary Hispanic Market, in New Mexico Magazine, and at many galleries throughout New Mexico. Candelario, a former social worker, left that career to be a full time artist and stayathome mother to her children. She is always ready to share a story and share her nailetched art. The City of Santa Fe is continuing to work with artists and arts businesses to further develop the organization and promotion of workshops that allow visitors to experience Santa Fe in a handson fashion. Partnerships and collaborations with the hospitality industry and other entities are welcomed. This initiative was created as a result of the City of Santa Fe’s 2005 appointment to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and builds upon the successful 2008 International Conference on Creative Tourism held in Santa Fe. ### The City of Santa Fe Arts Commission (SFAC), an agency within the municipal government of the City of Santa Fe, provides leadership by and for City government in supporting arts and cultural affairs. The SFAC also recommends programs and policies that develop, sustain and promote artistic excellence in the community. For more information contact SFAC at (505) 9556707, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (505) 9556671.
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