Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) May 25, 2012
Shiprock Santa Fe is pleased to present an event to celebrate Santa Fe’s International Folk Art Market by featuring one-of-a-kind works by Mixtec artisan Aaron Lopez, from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, July 12 at the company’s gallery, located at 53 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM. The gallery is a featured business on Hutton Broadcasting radio stations.
As a child in Mexico, Aaron was inspired by the natural world to create works of beauty. Working exclusively with naturally tanned hides, Lopez fashions each piece from hand cut strips of leather. Living in Santa Fe, Aaron has a close relationship with many artists in the community and brings his cheery and optimistic disposition to all. During this special event, Lopez will present designs created especially for Shiprock Santa Fe, in addition to his traditional styles.
This event is free and open to the public.
About Shipock Santa Fe:
Shiprock Santa Fe gallery, located on the historic Santa Fe Plaza, is rooted in the rich artistry, cultures and traditions of the Navajo and other Native American tribes of the Southwest. Taking inspiration from the Navajo legend of Shiprock, a sacred volcanic rock formation believed to have once been a great-winged bird that carried the Navajo peoples to northwestern New Mexico, the gallery spans place and time—merging historic and contemporary Native American art with modern mid-century furnishings in an eclectic gallery aesthetic.
For more than 20 years, fifth-generation art dealer Jed Foutz, who was raised on the Navajo Nation in a prominent family of Indian art traders, has refined his singular vision into Shiprock Santa Fe's specialty collection of historic and contemporary textiles, jewelry, pottery, sculpture, basketry, folk art and fine art by leading Native American artists.
Collectible furniture by such iconic designers as Charles and Ray Eames, George and Mira Nakashima adds an unexpectedly modern touch to Shiprock's classic Native American selection, while exhibitions by noted modern-day artists keep the gallery on the cutting edge of art and design.
Shiprock Santa Fe's unique vintage-modern mix offers creative opportunities for building your own singular collection. Shiprock's knowledgeable staff is available to assist you, including providing full appraisal services and collections evaluation. We also purchase individual items and full collections.
Shiprock Santa Fe
53 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Fax. 505. 989.1795
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