WESST Holiday Artists Market at Meow Wolf – Participating Artists
WESST and Meow Wolf are collaborating to bring the creations of nineteen selected Northern New Mexico artists to the Learning Center in Meow Wolf. All artists will be onsite throughout the event. Each artist is accomplished in their craft. Each has been educated by WESST to embrace the concept of competitive selling and service. All participants believe in the concept of giving back to the community in which they live. Available creations will range from affordably priced items for gift giving to original work that is well-priced to add to any discerning collector’s collection.
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Maria Jose Ayala
International Folk Art including Tin work and Dia de los Muertos sugar skulls – a Mexican tradition created in memory of loved ones who have died. Maria Jose offers workshops at Meow Wolf and the International Folk Art Museum. A 9/11 Memorial quilt hangs in the New Mexico Rotunda.
KikiPaks – for everyone. Low profile packs with RFID lining made in the USA Patricia is a Santa Fe resident artist exploring many innovative concepts – many are conceived while daydreaming.
Jewelry with unusual stones and precious metals. Extensive custom work and innovative designs reflective of cultures and surroundings. Mayte’s collections include many large “statement” pieces representing local culture.
Original works in both oils and pastels. Fine art also produced on ceramic tiles (coasters and trivets) and fabric using a dye sublimation process and heat press. JoAnne is a national leader and creates programs to support domestic abuse victims and survivors.
Realistic oil paintings. Self taught, Tony’s work represents his artistic vision of the world around him.
Mixed media combining acrylics and collage and multi-generational jewelry designed inspired by ancestors, nature and the world around us. Working primarily with acrylics, Ruby also continues the long family tradition of fine jewelry making.
Knitted, crocheted and felted wool accessories (wearable and tabletop). Handmade with natural fibers Deborah creates hats, scarves, shawls and garments as well as felted mats, bowls and coasters for the table.
Allyson Hayes (Karen)
Precious elements jewelry and metal work. Bold, feminine, organic and sensual all hand made and inspired by nature’s patterns, forms and processes crafted using ancient and modern techniques. Allyson is a successful independent artist of over 20 years.
Fashionable Fleece hats and accessories for children and adults created with 100% anti-pill polyester fleece in bright Southwestern, floral and animal prints. Each item Susan creates is fashionable, practical, affordable and washable.
Handmade designer dog collars for discerning dog-lovers. Comfortable and innovative each collar is created using supple yet strong European leather featuring a pewter charm and turquoise cabochons. Percentage of each sale will go to the Santa Fe Animal Shelter.
Pi’s art merges her creative and business talents. As a successful financial/business coach, Pi balances her artistic talents and her pragmatism by creating user-friendly books for artists while enjoying the freedom of personal artistic expression
Creating unusual pairings of the human body with flora and fauna, Elizabeth’s work begins during early morning jaunts in forbidden gardens as she savors the astonishing beauty of the earth.
One-of-a-kind award-winning accessories hand-woven on an inkle loom. Her colorful strap creations for guitars, purses, cameras, luggage, briefcases and more feature natural fibers like cotton, hemp, silk and wool.
Wild West Collection of bracelets from vintage leather belts plus Sculpted Leather vases with internal glass vessels. Cottage chic accessory is newly repurposed to enhance wardrobes and home décor. Anita is a community leader in Mora.
Jane E. Phillips
Renowned photojournalist and fine art photographer, Jane’s work is featured in publications and exhibits throughout the world. Pets are among her favorite subjects as demonstrated in the New Mexican’s annual Pet Calendar.
Transforming “used and useless” materials into amazing cut-paper collages has become Beverly’s award-winning forte. Suitable for framing as originals, many works have been adapted to use as posters, greeting cards and journals.
Silk scarves, aluminum cuffs and dog tag jewelry are inspired by photographic explorations in the badlands of New Mexico. Each piece is strikingly digitally designed to produce colorful and creative art to wear.
A certified metal clay artist, Charlie’s one of a kind works are the result of fine components made from copper, bronze, brass and silver metal clay fashioned into heirloom quality pieces of jewelry made to be loved for years to come.
Creating art using an ancient painting process from Egypt called encaustic wax gives Angel’s newest works an ethereal dreamlike appearance. Angel views art as an opportunity to educate and create awareness for its viewers.