Award-Winning Spanish Colonial Artists
Featuring a juried art show with Colorado and New Mexico’s most celebrated Spanish Colonial Artists. Famous artists such as Charlie Carrillo, Margarito Mondragón, Jimmy Trujillo, Teresa Duran, and Gloria Cordova Lopez are just a few of the celebrated artists demonstrating and selling their jewelry, bultos, tin work and encrusted straw appliqué throughout the weekend.

Trappers & Traders
See the colorful Mountain Men and Women trappers and traders selling their wares including buckskin period dress, trade silver, and beaver skin hats. Discover what life was like in the 1830’s through historical interpreters and traditional mountain man demonstrations such as the tomahawk throw, black powder shoot and
primitive fire making.

Experience a Day in the Old West!
Festivities include Pat Carbone and his family band; Flamenco dancing by Fiesta Colorado, featuring Jeanette Trujillo-Lucero and flamenco guitarist Steve Mullins and renowned traditional Hispanic Folk violinist, Lorenzo Trujillo and the Southwest Musicians will play authentic music of the 1830’s and the Fandango.

Watch Sharon Guli of River Crossing perform Dressing a Lady of the Santa Fe Trail – Corset to Calico. Kris Swanson presents the Fur Trade Fashion Show highlighting clothing of the Native American tribes. Activities for families include historical storytellers, finger weaving and face painting. The public is welcome to enjoy art, dancing, music and food all weekend long. Concessions provided by
The Fort Restaurant.

2011 Spanish Market Artists and Their Bios!

Kevin Burgess de Chavez: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Tin and copper metal work

Charlie Carrillo & Debbie Carrillo: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Painted Bultos, Retablos & Relief Carving

Drew Coduti: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Metalwork and Stained Glass

Teresa Duran: Arvada, Colorado

José Raul Esquibel: Littleton, Colorado
Retablos and Bultos

Roxanne Galindo Shaw: Nederland, Colorado

Frank L. Garcia: Pojoaque, New Mexico
Bultos, Hide Paintings & Retablos

Roberto Gonzáles: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Retablos, Bultos, Tinwork

Gloria López Córdova: Córdova, New Mexico
Wood Carving

Juan López: Corrales, New Mexico
Filigree Jewelry

José A. Lucero
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Santero and Folk Art

Norma Medina: Medanales, New Mexico

Margarito Mondragón: Las Vegas, New Mexico
Retablos and Bultos

Carlos J. Otero: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Bultos & Retablos

Mel Rivera: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Traditional Encrusted Straw

Ralph Sena
Bosque, New Mexico
Sterling Silver Stone Settings Jewelry

Donna Sena Keirns
Loveland, Colorado
Silver Filigree Jewelry

Ernesto Salazar: Taos, New Mexico

Catherine Robles-Shaw: Nederland, Colorado
Retablos and Painted Bultos

Jimmy Trujillo: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Traditional Encrusted Straw

Eugene & Rose Vigil:
Chimayo, New Mexico

Rob Yancey: Denver, Colorado
Wood Carver

Roberta Westrick, S.C.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Painted Retablos


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