V.23 No.33 | 8/14/2014
Review by Suzanne Buck
Blair Stocker’s gorgeous new craft compendium avoids common pitfalls to deliver practical, doable projects.
V.22 No.43 | 10/24/2013
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
Octofair Brings Octofun
Autumn gets artsy at The Octopus and the Fox
By Billy McCall
Full-fledged fall fun supports local artists and crafters at the October Octofair.
V.22 No.34 | 8/22/2013
Makers Make Their Mark at the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire
By Kristi D. Lawrence
More than just an afternoon's amusement, the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire is a full-on movement.
V.22 No.17 | 4/25/2013
Gathering reps Native culture
By Leah Sneider
V.20 No.46 | 11/17/2011
Elizabeth W. Hughes
DIY Gift Guide
More options for yarn, fabric, notions and know-how
By Elizabeth W. Hughes
V.20 No.31 | 8/4/2011
Form and Function
SOFA WEST tempts with eye candy
By Summer Olsson
Not only is it a squishy place to watch TV from, not to mention a place for your too-drunk friends to crash, it’s also a huge art and design festival in Santa Fe. The third annual SOFA (Sculpture Objects and Functional Art Fair) WEST runs Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 4 through 7. Exhibitors include galleries and artists from all over the states and as far away as Argentina. You can buy and/or ogle artwork, furniture, jewelry and even things that are fascinating but hard to identify.
V.20 No.27 | 7/7/2011
The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market
Changing the world, one artist at a time
By Summer Olsson
Some of the guests at the Santa Fe International Folk Art Market are unknowns from rural areas who will board planes for the very first time to reach New Mexico. Others are world-renowned rockstars in their field. The majority of these artisans come from developing countries, and their crafts are the only source of income for themselves and their families.
V.20 No.10 | 3/10/2011
It’s Sew Easy
New store continues where Panda Robot left off
By John Bear
The Octopus and the Fox is the brainchild of four women who wanted a place for Albuquerque shoppers to be able to buy handmade goods.
Clocks made out of old Grateful Dead records adorn the walls along with paintings, mosaics and other visual art. Blown glass pieces sit in a display case alongside belt buckles. Velociraptors in love grace a pillow. ...
V.19 No.24 | 6/17/2010
By Patricia Sauthoff
V.19 No.17 | 4/29/2010
By Erin Adair-Hodges
String’s the Thing
V.19 No.10 | 3/11/2010
Go to This
Artiquerque Crafters Craft Carnival
By Edith P. Giblets [ Fri Mar 5 2010 2:00 PM ]
From the event title (Artiquerque Crafters Craft Carnival), three things are guaranteed: artsyness, craftiness and carnies. Only two of those, however, have an 80% chance of giving you a communicable disease.
Who cares? Grab your penicillin and head over to Studio Broadway (1810 Broadway SE) tomorrow (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oh-so-many vendors will display a world of wares until 5 p.m., and the afterparty (with music and maybe some sort of carnie feats of strength) will go from 5 to 8 p.m. This is a thing you will like! Kids distractions will be there, too! And so will I, playing a game called Is This a Corn Dog? (Or just buying some legwarmers, but whatever.)
V.18 No.47 | 11/19/2009
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