art characters By RoseMary Diaz (Santa Clara Pueblo)
ince Land Water People Time launched in 2014, more than 20 individual artists (including those featured here) have been profiled in the Art Characters series, providing a glimpse into the creative worlds of some of New Mexicoâ€™s most gifted artists. From work in paint and prints to clay, wood and music, this yearâ€™s selection of Characters once again represents the extraordinary talent that abounds here.
See pages 18, 26, 31 and 40.
Top: The trio Lone Pinon walk a traditional road. L to R: Martinez, Wax, Gonzales. Photo by Cody Edison. Mid-top: Artist AnaMaria Samaniego. Mid-bottom: Handmade chair by Miguel M. Chavez. Bottom: Clay tile, Corn Maiden, by Jason Garcia.
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