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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 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, $2,078.753.17 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
Azerbaijan*
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

The Children’s Passport Project

AT THE INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET
SANTA FE RETURNS IN 2018
Children Meet Artists, Learn About Other Cultures, and Enjoy Spectacular Folk Art—All for Free

Santa Fe, New Mexico—Kids can receive a personal “Passport” and virtually travel the world this summer, thanks to a special program at the 2018 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. Children attending […]

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

Featured Artists 2018 – INTERNATIONAL FOLK ART MARKET | SANTA FE

The world’s largest folk art festival, the 2018 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, showcases the extraordinary handmade works of 162 master artists from 53 countries.

From established, centuries-old traditions to inspiring innovations rooted in tradition, every artist—and every artwork—has a story. Here are five extraordinary examples of featured artists and cooperatives, determined to preserve […]

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

International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe Announces Innovation Inspiration for 2018

This new section of the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will feature 30 artists who demonstrate excellence in innovation within their folk art traditions.

Santa Fe, New Mexico—This July, for the first time, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe will devote a special section to artists whose work moves ancient folk traditions into the […]

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

Expert Spokespeople for the 2018 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

KEITH RECKER
Board of Directors,
International Folk Art Market

Keith Recker serves on the Board of Directors of the International Folk Art Market (IFAM). Recker is the founder and Editor of Hand/Eye magazine, an online endeavor discussing the intersections between art, craft, design, philanthropy, and enlightened consumption. Hand/Eye profiles forward-looking creators, faraway cultures, ancient craft traditions, and cutting-edge […]

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