Tag archive for New Mexico

When worlds collide…folk art and fonts

You learn something new everyday.   The International Folk Art Museum in Santa Fe has one of the largest cross-cultural collections of  folk art by a single person, Alexander H. Girard, and the Girard Collection.  Not only is the collection massive in every respect, Girard…

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Following the weasels…

Randy, Mike, and Don the Camera Guy are back on the road (alas, sadly I can’t tag along this time – and it’s killing me!)  I highly recommend following along with their adventures, as already they have been to visit Tammy Jean Lange (Tammy Tattoo)…

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albuquerque and heading home…tile house and tinkertown!

Tile House—Beverley Magennis Private home Albuquerque, NM Created 1984 through 1995 It started with Beverley Magennis, ceramics professor at the local college, creating a tile mosaic border around the doorway.  For the next 11 years, she covered the house, inside and out with colorful tiles,…

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viva las vegas (nm) – another incredible site discovery!

Casa de Colores—Casimiro “Casey” T. Marquez Home environment (interior and exterior) Las Vegas, NM “I live a happy life.” – Casey Another lucky day!  Magaret walked us over to an amazing site we had never heard of, and right around the corner from the hotel….

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Times are tough in Tiny Town

Excerpted from Santa Fe New Mexican Julie Ann Grimm | The New Mexican  3/16/2008 – 3/17/ 08 The term “outsider art” does not begin to describe what’s on display at Tiny Town. Even so, the roadside attraction just north of Madrid just isn’t what it used to…

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