Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale, photo by Bunny Bowen

Eighty of the finest Artists and Artisans in New Mexico meet in the friendly Village of Placitas the weekend before Thanksgiving.

Many of the finest artists and artisans in the Southwest juried to be one of the 80 exhibitors at the 35th Annual Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale. While 32 of the artists are from Placitas, some are from out-of-state, and 15 are new this year.

The Placitas Holiday Sale is at 3 locations in the Village of Placitas:

Site 1 - Anasazi Fields Winery
Site 2 - The Big Tent east of Presbyterian Church
Site 3 - Placitas Elementary School



Click on the Links below to visit the Artists' websites


Site 1 - Anasazi Fields Winery

  Placitas Holiday Sale at the Winery, photo by Charles Callahan  

Terry Adams
Southwest & contemporary metal wall art and sculpture
Terry Adams
Gadiel Ramirez
varietal honey, Southwest decor & honey soaps
Sallyjane Bolle
wire-wrapped minerals, fossils & gemstone jewelry
Sallyjane Bolle, photo by Margot Geist
Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese
organic goat cheese from our own free range goats
  Melicent D'Amore ceramic pottery & clay jewelry
Melicent D'Amore
Jim Fish Jim Fish wooden sculptures, walking sticks
Colleen Constance Franco one-of-a-kind ceramics, stamped & painted crosses, mirrors, boxes, & wall hangings
Colleen Constance Franco
Jeff & Kari Keenan Jeff & Kari Keenan
artisan small-batch chocolate nuts, fruits, bars & gifts

  John LaRosa multi-layered fused glass plates, bowls, platters, sculpture & pendants
John LaRosa
Christina Miller Christina Miller modern icons 2-D acrylic paintings
Iva Morris dry pastel paintings
Iva Morris
Mary Steigerwald Mary Steigerwald eco print wall hangings, table runners& cotton clothing
  Mike Stoy wheel thrown decorative & functional pottery
Mike Stoy
Nancy Wood Taber Nancy Wood Taber colored pencil drawings of animals & silver chain maille & animal jewelry
Erica Wendel-Oglesby jewelry necklaces, earrings with semi-precious gemstones, photography of local archetecture, wildlife & mosaics of small, whimsical clay creations
Erica Wendel-Oglesby
Suzanne Woodworth Suzanne Woodworth sterling silver, gold filled & semi precious gemstone jewelry
  Walter Wright & Kim Del Margo handmade art boxes
Walter Wright


Site 2-The Big Tent east of Presbyterian Church


Jeanine Allen
Jeanine Allen
original pastel paintings on handmade surface, cards & ornaments
Linda Running Bentley
hand woven wool rugs

Linda Running Bentley
Doña Calles Doña Calles
copper repoussé and etched copper, mixed media image transfers

Nancy & Jon Couch glass water prisms, pyramid lamps, mandalas & jewelry boxes
Nancy & Jon Couch
Denise Elvrum Denise Elvrum fused glass home decor art & dichroic, iridized jewelry

  Myra Gadson unique handmade jewelry designs with sterling silver and precious gemstones

Myra Gadson
Lazaro & Aurelia Gutierrez, Lazaro & Aurelia Gutierrez hand crafted jewelry of silver, brass & copper with semi-precious stones & inlay

Olaf Heintz fine wood small furniture & home accessories, rocking chairs, tables & cabinets
Olaf Heintz
Joan Hellquist Joan Hellquist wildlife images handpainted on drums & wildlife photography on canvas
Elizabeth Jenkins handwoven clothing & silk scarves
Elizabeth Jenkins
Elzbieta Kaleta Elzbieta Kaleta paper cutouts & collage designs mounted on museum board or canvas
  Das Lanzilloti handcrafted jewelry using mixed metals set with natural stones
Das Lanzilloti
Sarena Mann Sarena Mann paper mache mobiles & sculpture figures
Adrian Martinez all natural wood inlay pictures
Adrian Martinez
Judy McCullough Judy McCullough
hand strung international beads
  Michael C. McCullough
acrylic & watercolor paintings
Michael C. McCullough
Dana McDaniel & Ron McGowan Dana McDaniel & Ron McGowan mixed metal jewelry with copper, aluminum, pearls, set stones & found objects
  Bertha Medina
carved, burned & painted gourds
Bertha Medina
Kae Willow Milane Kae Willow Milane
crocheted knit wire jewelry, wearable art
  Karen Murry
quilted wall hangings & wearable quilted jackets, scarves, purses & totes
Karen Murry
Dana Patterson Roth Dana Patterson Roth photography of botannicals, landscapes and people that get in the way
  Kandy Tate oil paintings of New Mexico landscapes, garden scenes, & fun animals on canvas
Kandy Tate
Patricia Wyatt Patricia Wyatt watercolor, colored pencil, oil & pastels


Site 3- Placitas Elementary School


  Catherine Alleva
wheel-thrown pottery mugs, bowls, sake sets & pitchers
Catherine Alleva
Roxanne Beebe Blatz Roxanne Bebee Blatz photographic images on giclee, calendars, and greeting cards
Bunny Bowen
matted & framed batik landscapes, silk scarves
Bunny Bowen
Sonya R. Byrnes Sonya R. Byrnes
metal outdoor sculptures, wall art & jewelry
  Cate Clark
mosaic sculptures, wall panels, nite lights & organic body care products
Cate Clark
Joseph Coriz
turquoise necklace, earrings & bracelets
Merle Dallison gourd art with inlaid stones & weavings
Merle Dallison
Lyra Fiset Lyra Fiset handmade jewelry made with precious metals & gem stones
  Claudia Fluegge hand painted silk neckties, scarves,shawls, jackets
Claudia Fluegge
James Gay James M. Gay scenic and floral photographs
  Renee Brainard Gentz
hand dyed silk scarves, shawls, scrunchies & dolls
Renee Brainard Gentz
Linda Heath
Linda Heath original oil paintings & limited edition prints & cards
Mario Hinojo handcarved gourds, & jewelry made of cut pieces enhanced by beadwork
Mario Hinojo
Karl and Mary Hofmann Mary & Karl Hofmann functional pottery
  D.L. Horton petroglyph etched stemware & fused glass dichroic jewelry
D.L. Horton
Maike Hurst Maaike Hurst handmade artisan soaps, body butters & bath bombs
  Sandy Johnson bold contemporary mixed media jewelry, pins & bags

Sandy Johnson
Sandy & Michael Kadisak Sandy & Michael Kadisak
handmade, handpainted fine art functional pottery, little people & animal spirits
  Marta Lichlyter fused glass plates & bowls
Marta Lichlyter
June Malone June Malone one-of-a-kind beaded jewelry
  Kay Marcotte

impressionistic style paintings of New Mexico

Kay Marcotte
Melissa Merritt Melissa Merritt New Mexico, nature inspired watercolors & mixed media paintings
  Mardi Meshejian custom made knives
Mardi Meshejian
Carol Mullen Carol Mullen
whimsical, abstract collage painting
  Rachel Nelson
wreaths & ornaments made from pine cones & other plant materials
Rachel Nelson
Christian Olsen Christian Olsen handcast & handcarved beads, pendants & clasps made of sterling
  Carol Ordogne colorful impressionistic renderings of New Mexico animals & landscapes
Carol Ordogne
Gwen Entz Peterson Gwen Entz Peterson contemporary Southwestern landscapes & abstract paintings
  Roger Preston archival prints, photographic images on giclee, calendars, & greeting cards
Roger Preston
Finley Rice Finley Rice functional pottery, tea pots, mugs, platters, & bowls
Riha Rothberg crocheted hats & home art objects
Riha Rothberg
Karen Melody Shatar Karen Melody Shatar
porcelain pottery with glass glazes & fused glass & glass jewelry
  Mary Louise Skelton gourd art, carved, inlay & painted
Mary Louise Skelton
Glo Smith Glo Smith kiln formed glass wall hangings
Aquila Stanley fine gemstone & sterling silver jewelry
Aquila Stanley
Laura Tuzinowski Laura Tuzinowski recycled wooden cigar boxes & mandmade, handpainted wooden trays
Caitlin Velazquez-Fagley handmade bead embroidery, bead weaving, metalsmithing & leather jewelry
Caitlin Velazquez-Fagley
Geri Verble Geri Verble contemporary tribal and ethnic jewelry
Holly Von Winckel artfully crafted pens, knives, and accessories
Holly Von Winckel
Brian Webb & John Newell Brian Webb & John Newell
aluminum jewelry & metal home decor art
  Fehrunissa Willett one of a kind glass art
Fehrunissa Willett
Al Wood Al Wood tin framed mirrors & boxes
Lyle T. Yazzie sterling silver jewelry
Lyle T. yazzie


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