Put a group of people in front of a compelling work of art – ideally with an encouraging guide – and it won’t be long before they start to get chatty. Here are five reasons looking at art is a great team-building activity.
Whether you’re shopping for an artist, an art history student, a creative parent, an avid museum lover, or an art enthusiast in general, you’re bound to find something in our gift guide the lucky recipient will love.
Santa Fe is the third largest art market in the US after New York and LA, and it has the highest concentration of galleries of any city its size. And most of those galleries are packed within a two-mile radius, making it an incredible destination for art enthusiasts to explore on foot.
After spending hours touring Canyon Road over the past two years, I’ve developed a huge soft spot for it. This historic arts district may be rooted in tradition, but it is steadily evolving and offers an unforgettably rich visual experience to anyone visiting Santa Fe.
The Santa Fe Studio Tour is an annual event that provides an opportunity for the public to visit the studios of over 80 Santa Fe artists. The tour is free and self-guided, so participants can pick any number of studios and see paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics and other work.
It was so much fun talking with host Kathryn Davis about Santa Fe Art Tours and Canyon Road. If you'd like to find out more about the SFAT approach and one of the inspiring galleries we visit, you can stream the interview online!
I came across David O’Brien’s work earlier this year at a small gathering of local artists and writers in Santa Fe. Here, O’Brien shares more about his process, the evolution of his work, and his solo show at Santa Fe’s Center for Contemporary Art