Friday, July 31, 2009

Mary and the Saints

The same artist from yesterdays post also crafted all of these beautiful pieces. Have a great weekend everyone.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Color Display

Retablos usally painted on wood were everywhere at the Spanish Market. This artist chose to highlight one of his against these beautiful flowers.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Petals and Skulls

On the Contemporary side of the Spanish Market we found these beautiful skulls made and or decorated with flower petals by artist Mayling Garcia.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Saint Francis

One of the most prominent saints at the Spanish Market seemed to be St. Francis. This one was one of my favorites.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Time to go to Market.

This weekend was Santa Fe's Spanish Market. This is just one of the streets that was full of artist booths. Stay tuned this week to see more. Have a good week everyone.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Kick off your Shoes.

As I was walking down Canyon Road I came upon these shoes that someone left on the wall. Maybe they went down to the TeaHouse to relax. Enjoy your Sunday.

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Sieze the Day

I've posted this Apache Spirit Dance before but this time while at the Folk Art Market there were some nice clouds behind it. I love this piece!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Got a Big Head?

This huge horse head sculpture even surprised me when I was walking down Canyon road the other day. Have a wonderful weekend everyone. This weekend is the Spanish Market here in Santa Fe. I hope to get some good shots.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Paper Flowers

These were all over the Folk Art Market but if you wanted some of these paper flowers you could also buy some to take home.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Day of the Dead

Well not today, but this artist from Mexico had these great shrines and stand alone skeletons at the Folk Art Market. Three more days for the Spanish Market here in Santa Fe.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Mexican Pottery Anyone?

I could have easily bought something from this artist from Mexico. I love the Red color of the clay.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Working Hard

Happy Monday everyone. This artist from Africa was busy working away at one of her pieces. I don't know that I would have the patience to work on something like this. Beautiful isn't it?

Sunday, July 19, 2009

No, its not a Church Tent

Its one of the other tents used for the Folk Art Market. I love how festive they were decorated.

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Need some Bling?

There was quite the crowd around these earrings made by an artist from Mexico. I had to squeeze in really fast to avoid bodily harm.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Got Color?

If you like color you have to see the Trible Trunk Art from Pakistan. I loved this artist work. Click on the photo for a better look of this fun art. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Weavings from Peru

I was amazed how all the noise and crowds never bothered this artist from Peru while she was weaving.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Roosters from Haiti

These colorful Roosters traveled all the way from Haiti for the Folk Art Market. I love how colorful they were. Did you know its good luck to have one in the Kitchen? At least thats what I heard from a cooking show.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

A Festive Event

As you can see the International Folk Art Market is quite the event. They even decorate the inside of the tents.

Monday, July 13, 2009

International Folk Art Market

A large summer event here in Santa Fe. The International Folk Art Market brings in artist from all over the world. Hosted on the grounds of Museum Hill these artist sell there goods and receive 90% of their asking price. It was warm yesterday but that did not stop people from coming out for this wonderful event.

Sunday, July 12, 2009

To Brighten Your Day

I was drawn by the brightness of this Yellow flower. Isn't great that you can capture these kinds of things?

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Fresh Beets

These would be great steamed as they are or pickled. I am just going to have to head to the Farmers market before heading out of town. Don't you love fresh foods?

Friday, July 10, 2009

Flowers for Friday

Time for some serious gardening here in Santa Fe and you can always find plants like these at the Farmers Market. Wish everyone some fun this weekend. I am off to Taos for the Taos Pueblo Pow Wow.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Got Wine

Maybe some cheese too. That would go good with the bread from the Farmers Market. I bought one and it didn't last long so its back to the market on Saturday.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Walking with a Smile!

Click on this one and you will see this great smiley face umbrella. I was standing outside of a local restuarant when she walked by.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Santa Fe Pride

A couple of weekends ago, Santa Fe had its Gay Pride Festival. This was the only shot I got. I was in a hurry to get to the Farmers Market.

Monday, July 6, 2009

Hair Color Freedom

On the 4th of July this kid was wondering around the Farmers Market with some pretty colorful hair. Click on the photo to get a look at the little girls face in front of him. Pretty funny.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Cross below the Sky

While driving home the other day after a little rain passed. I was taken by the Blue sky over the Guadalupe chapel near downtown.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Colorful Trim

This is a popular color on alot of Adobe homes in Santa Fe. I would probably paint my trim the same color if I bought an adobe. It just says Santa Fe. Happy 4th of July!

Friday, July 3, 2009

All Aboard

I love the colors of the old metal and the bright colors of the paint on the steps of this train car. Happy weekend all and have a safe and happy fourth of July!

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Raven with Apple

This is one of my favorite sculptures in town. It sits in the courtyard where I buy my favorite frozen yogurt.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Theme Day: "Empty"

Its theme day here on the City Daily Photo blogs . The theme for this month is "Empty." Here in New Mexico an empty skull is a work of art or a great garden piece. These shop owners used theirs as a welcome sign. To all my visitors I bid you welcome.

To see our monthly theme around the world click on the link below. Enjoy your trip.

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