Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale, photo by Bunny Bowen

Eighty of the finest Artists and Artisans in New Mexico meet in the friendly Village of Placitas the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Many of the finest artists and artisans in the Southwest juried to be one of the 80 exhibitors at the 32nd Annual Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale. While 16 of the artists are from Placitas, some are from out-of-state, and 13 are new to the show.

The Placitas Holiday Sale is at 3 locations in the Village of Placitas:

Site 1 - Anasazi Fields Winery
Site 2 - The Big Tent east of Presbyterian Church
Site 3 - Placitas Elementary School



Click on the Links below to visit the Artists' websites


Site 1 - Anasazi Fields Winery

  Placitas Holiday Sale at the Winery, photo by Charles Callahan  

Terry Adams
Southwest & contemporary metal wall art and sculpture
Local & exotic honeys, ristras & southwestern decorations of natural materials
Jerry Barnett, photo by Margot Geist Jerry Barnett
functional & decorative fused glass
Sallyjane Bolle
collectible minerals, fossils & gemstones set in 14k gold-filled & sterling wire
Sallyjane Bolle, photo by Margot Geist
Andi Callahan, photo by Charles Callahan

hand-formed sterling silver jewelry with semi-precious & precious stones

Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese
organic goat cheese from free range goats
H. Cordova, photo by Margaret Cordova H. Cordova primitive fired clay sculptures of shaman, etc.
Joseph Coriz turquoise necklaces, earrings & bracelets
Bill Dunmire author of 6 books
Vangie Dunmire, photo by artist Vangie Dunmire original watercolors of illustrations for Bill's books
  Jim Fish wooden sculptures, walking sticks  
Jeff Keenan artisan small batch chocolate nuts, fruits, bars & gifts
Richard & Linda Kempe, photo by Margot Geist
Richard & Linda Kempe fine hardwood art furniture
  Lynne Pomeranz archival pigment prints of wild horses & icons of the West
 photo by Lynne Pomeranz
Dana & Karen Robbins hand blown glass vases, bowls, platters, ornaments, perfume bottles  
  Jim & Rosalie Sacoman
punched tin with colcha punched copper
Jim Sacoman,photo by artist
Carol Sparks, photo by artist Carol Sparks realistic transparent watercolor paintings
  Nancy Wood Taber colored pencil drawings of animals
Nancy Wood Taber, photo by artist
Betty Temple, photo by Roger Blatz Betty Temple southwestern images in a petite gallery


Site 2-The Big Tent east of Presbyterian Church


Margaret Adams
hand-fabricated fine silver jewelry with cabochons, gemstones
Jeanine Allen
original pastel paintings on handmade surface, cards & ornaments
Doña Calles
copper repoussé with etching, patinas & dyes, mixed media image transfers, etched copper jewelry

Doña Calles, photo by artist
Sharon & Adam Candelario etching with a nail on tin, tin stamping
Nancy & Jon Couch, photo by artists Nancy & Jon Couch glass water prisms, windows, pyramid lamps, mandalas and boxes
  Celiane Dunetz cloisonne enamel set in fabricated sterling & gold jewelry

  Denise Elvrum dichroic & iridized fused glass jewelry & home decor

Lazaro & Aurelia Gutierrez, photo by artist Lazaro & Aurelia Gutierrez hand crafted jewelry of silver, brass & copper with semi-precious stones & inlay

Joan Hellquist wildlife images handpainted on drums
Joan Hellquist, photo by artist
Elizabeth Jenkins, photo by Clay Ellis Elizabeth Jenkins handwoven jackets, vests & scarves
  Sandy Johnson bold contemporary mixed media jewelry, pins & bags

  Teresa Jones flameworked glass combined with hand-tooled silver

Elzbieta Kaleta paper cutouts & collage designs mounted on museum board or canvas
Sarena Mann papier mache mobiles & sculpture figures
Adrian Martinez all natural wood inlay pictures
  Michael C. McCullough
acrylic & watercolor paintings
Michael C. McCullough, photo by artist
Bertha Medina carved, burned & painted gourds
Cris Nein
recycled metal sculptures
  Dana Patterson Roth photography of botannicals, landscapes & people that get in the way
photo by Dana Patterson Roth
  Pam Slipyan custom leather & eclectic jewelry  
  Phil Sonier wildlife & nature color photography

photo by Phil Sonier
Jeff & Myan Sorensen earrings, pins, necklaces,barrettes, etc. made from naturally-shed antler with sterling silver & goldfill accents  
Patricia Wyatt mixed media paintings


Site 3- Placitas Elementary School


  Maude Andrade men & women's bamboo cotton hand silk sceened clothing
  Catherine Alleva
wheel-thrown pottery mugs, bowls, sake sets & pitchers
  Roxanne Bebee Blatz color, black & white photography printed on archival material
Bunny Bowen
matted & framed batik landscapes, silk scarves
Bunny Bowen, photo by artist
Barrie Brown, photo by artist Barrie Brown
glass & silver jewelry using powdered glass to create miniature paintings
  Elena Center
ceramic ornaments, nativities,crosses, angels & luminarias
  David Chavez
watercolor on paper & aquaboard
  Michael Colombo & Barbara Barkley
artist-made beads, earrings, necklaces & handmade paper
  Linn Cotrell & Chula Leyendecker
wearable fiber art
Anna Marie Gonzales Cupich jewelry made of minerals, semi-precious stones & various metals
Anna Cupich, photo by Margo Geist
Roger Evans, photo by Margot Geist Roger Evans exterior sculptures & interior acrylic paintings interjected with humor & social comment
Claudia Fluegge hand-painted silk neckties, scarves, shawls, jackets
Claudia Fluegge, photo by artist
  Renee Brainard Gentz
hand-dyed art quilts, silk wearables & santa dolls
Mario Hinojo handcarved gourds, birds of many personalities & jewelry made of cut pieces enhanced by beadwork  
Al Hockwalt, photo by Andrea Sharon Al Hockwalt & Karen Nein functional wooden folk art birdhouses
Mary & Karl Hofmann functional pottery
Karl and Mary Hofmann
  Emily Holcomb jewelry of lampwork beads, stones, seed beads; sterling & copper viking knit jewelry
D.L. Horton, photo by artist D.L. Horton petroglyph etched stemware & fused dichroic jewelry
David Reed Johnson functional wood art - cutting boards, clipboards, trays & boxes
David Reed Johnson, photo by artist
Sandy & Michael Kadisak
fine art pottery, ceramic sculpture of little people and animals
  Abel Martinez inlay jewelry
  Dana McDaniel & Ron McGowan

mixed metal jewelry with copper, aluminum, pearls, set stones & found objects

Dana McDaniel, photo by Margot Geist
Joanne McGrath Joanne McGrath
handmade jewelry with gemstones in sterling silver, brass & copper
Peggy Moore small wooden cabinetry & home furnishings
  Rachel Nelson
wreaths & ornaments made from pine cones & other plant materials
Carol Ordogne, photo by artist Carol Ordogne impressionistic, colorful paintings, landscapes & still life
  Gary Oty color, black & white nature photography
Gary Oty, photo by artist
  Roger Preston color, black & white photography printed on archival material
Luis Quinche leather bags & leather bracelets
Photo by David Schneider David Schneider wildlife & nature photography of the southwest
Dianna Shomaker mixed media paintings
Dianna Shomaker, photo by artist
Glo Smith kiln-formed glass jewelry, glass wall pocket vases & spirit women
Reynold Stafford
Southwest carved trunks, chests, benches, cabinets, mirrors, shelves & more
Reynold Stafford, photo by artist
Aquila Stanley fine gemstone & sterling silver jewelry
Jan Vanderburg solar plate etchings, each print handpulled & numbered by artist
Jan Vanderburg, photo by Arne S. Vanderburg
Geri Verble, photo by Margot Geist Geri Verble specializing in tribal & ethnic jewelry
Lois Wagner jewelry with a rich mix of natural materials & beads


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