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One World Awards Dinner

International Folk Art Market Announces the Finalists of the Third Annual Living Traditions and Community Impact Awards

Santa Fe, New Mexico—The International Folk Art Market’s third annual One World Awards Dinner will recognize life-long contributions and commitments to the creation and support of folk art in a special event held at La Fonda on the Plaza, […]

By |June 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Celebrated Chilean Musicians Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna to Play at the 2018 International Folk Art Market Community Celebration

Award-winning singer-songwriter Pascuala Ilabaca and her band Fauna will play a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza on the evening of Thursday, July 12, 2018

Santa Fe, New Mexico—Chilean singer-songwriter Pascuala Ilabaca and her band Fauna will perform a free concert at the Santa Fe Plaza during the International Folk Art Market’s Community Celebration and […]

By |May 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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, Urban […]

By |April 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 from […]

By |April 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 fault […]

By |April 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 estimated economic impact of […]

By |April 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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*
Botswana*
Brazil
Burkina Faso*
Cambodia*
Cameroon
Canada (Haida Gwaii)
Chile
China*
Colombia*
Costa Rica
Cuba*
Dominican Republic
Ecuador*
Egypt*
El Salvador
Ethiopia
France*

Georgia
Ghana*
Greece**
Guatemala*
Haiti*
Hungary*
India*
Indonesia*
Israel*
Italy*
Ivory Coast
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan*
Kenya*
Kingdom of Tonga
Kyrgyzstan*
Lao PDR*
Lesotho
Lithuania
Macedonia
Madagascar*
Malaysia*
Mali*

Mexico*
Mongolia
Morocco*
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia*
Nepal*
Nicaragua
Niger*
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine Territories*
Panama*
Paraguay
Peru*
Philippines
Poland
Puerto Rico
Romania
Russia
Rwanda*
South […]

By |April 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

2018 Mentor to Market Programs FOR MASTER ARTISTS | INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET

The innovative business development programs, now in their fourteenth year, respond to the needs of master folk artists as they navigate the challenges of the new global marketplace

Santa Fe, New Mexico—As part of its ongoing mission to promote the global artist economy through education and sustainable business development, the International Folk Art Market (IFAM) is […]

By |March 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Innovation Inspiration – Back For a Second Year

This special category of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will feature 28 artists who demonstrate excellence in innovation within their folk art traditions.

Santa Fe, New Mexico— Back by popular demand for the 2018 International Folk Art Market is the category of Innovation Inspiration. This Market initiative celebrates and encourages artists who are infusing their […]

By |March 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Art + Impact

15TH ANNUAL
INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET | SANTA FE

The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival is a Must-See
for Art and Culture Lovers

Featuring 162 Master Artists from 53 Countries

JULY 13, 14 AND 15, 2018—
MUSEUM HILL IN SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO

Santa Fe, New Mexico—This July, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe—already the largest of its kind […]

By |March 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments