I wanted to share a bit of New Mexico’s traditional beauty with you and I figured there was no better way than by paying a visit to my three favorite spots in Chimayo.
What is art? This question was put to me recently with the suggestion that, in addition to answering it myself, I ask those of you reading this blog to give me your thoughts. I would love to hear from you (if you go to the “contact” tab, you’ll find a form you can use or […]
I say Alvaro Cardona-Hine is a Renaissance man because he is a poet, a composer and a painter. He is very accomplished in all three. He’s written poetry the longest, since he was 18 and living in Costa Rica, poetry is very easy for him.
Barbara McCauley and her husband, Alvaro Cardona-Hine, were planning a move to New Mexico from Minnesota. While their lives there were wonderful, their children were grown and they wanted to try making it as full time artists. They believed New Mexico was the place to do that. Alvaro wanted to move to Santa Fe, and […]
dis.pa.rate Adjective: Essentially different in kind; not allowing comparison. Noun: Things so unalike that there is no basis for comparison. When stating what he most loves about being a gallerist and, really, about life itself, Bill Franke, owner of Hand Artes Gallery in Truchas, says that it is bringing disparate art forms, people and philosophies, […]
My friend, Bill Loyd, is a sculptor and bell maker. I was going to write about him for the blog but then I went to his website and re-read his Farmer’s Mantra. I couldn’t possibly introduce you to Bill in a better way than in his own words so, with his permission: “Growing up on […]
My friend, Anna Karin, moved to Truchas over six years ago now, arriving with her red wolf named Sheba and an orange cat. She was at the end. All of her resources were gone and she didn’t know what to do next, so she did what was in front of her: She rented an old adobe church with a house in back.