Monthly Archives: April 2018

Donna Karan and Urban Zen Foundation to Sponsor the IFAM “Wear Your Impact” Initiative

KARAN WILL BRING  HER PASSION FOR ARTISANS AND CULTURAL PRESERVATION TO CELEBRATE  THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LARGEST INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET IN THE WORLD In support of IFAM’s Wear Your Impact Initiative, the fashion icon will personally style a trio of International Folk Art Market patrons to showcase both Karan’s artisan collaborations with her lifestyle brand,…
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THE INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET ANNOUNCES | The IFAM Milagro Fund

New at the 2018 Market, Fair Goers can purchase one of a kind Milagros and “Peace, Love and Folk Art” T-Shirts to support IFAM Artist Initiatives For Immediate Release:  The word milagro means miracle, and is sometimes used to describe the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe.  Discovering and then bringing 150 master artists…
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Dr. Muhammad Yunus HONORARY CHAIR OF THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET SANTA FE

Bangladesh, one of the poorest and most densely populated nations in the world, is the country into which Nobel Laureate Dr. Mohammad Yunus was born. As an economist, he wrestled with an essential question: How can people be raised out of poverty? During stays with villagers across Bangladesh, Yunus surmised that poverty was not the…
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International Folk Art Market Impact Numbers

Since 2004: As of this year’s (2018) incoming artists, hosted approximately 1000 master folk artists from 98 countries Generated $28 million from artist sales. 90% goes home with first-time artists As of 2016, $2,333.753.17 in GRT contributions and fees to the State of New Mexico The market has had 233,000 visitors since 2004 with an…
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International Folk Art Market Country List

98 International Folk Art Market Countries AT 2018 INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET |New Countries: AZERBAIJAN AND GREECE Artists from 98 countries have participated in IFAM | Santa Fe (2004 – 2018) * countries that are being represented in the 2018 Market ** new countries being represented in 2018 Afghanistan Algeria* Argentina* Armenia Bangladesh Bhutan* Bolivia*…
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