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French Rags Trunk Show!

French Rags Trunk Show!

Where: Art.i.fact When: Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. What: Tunics, scarves, tops and more from the iconic knitwear company! French Rags is an elegant, stylish knitwear brand with an inspiring heritage. The company was founded by Brenda French in the bedroom of her Southern California home. It quickly took off, and Brenda found herself dressing luminaries such as Hillary Clinton and Hollywood celebrities. At its peak, French Rags was manufactured in three factories that employed more than 375 people. Brenda, a native of Ashton, England, came to...

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"Two Sides//Same Coin" at the ART.i.factory

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 15, for the opening reception of "Two Sides//Same Coin," a solo exhibition featuring work by Santa Fe artist Sienna Luna. The reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Rich in detail, Sienna's pieces explore duality in many ways, from feminine/masculine to organic/synthetic and dark/light. "It's about the balance of opposing identities," Sienna told the Santa Fe Reporter, "and the same patterns playing out in the natural world." Sienna's pieces often start as sketches. She then adds layers of medium and gouache that results...

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4th Annual Baca Street Bash is July 21!

4th Annual Baca Street Bash is July 21!

Don't miss the city's best block party of the summer! Groove to live music and DJs! Make a tee-shirt! Adopt a pet! Celebrate local artists! You’ll find all of this and more at the Fourth Annual Baca Street Bash on Saturday, July 21, from 4 - 8 p.m. The fun starts at the intersection of Baca and Cerrillos; from there, it’s an easy walk to the participating establishments: Gallery Ethnica, 1301 Cerrillos Rd. counter culture cafe, 930 Baca St. Natural Stones, 930 Baca St. Art.i.fact, 930 Baca St. HyperClash, 926...

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"Commercial Appeal:" A Solo Exhibition by Carmen Selam

Carmen Selam is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in printmaking, painting, and clay. Additionally, she is a traditional tribal artist, weaver, and bead worker. "My work explores the relationships between living on and off of the reservation and how these relations influence my way of life," Carmen says. "I tend to use iconography and popular culture as a tool to delve deeper into the untold indigenous history of America. My art is a reflection of living in contemporary society as a Yakama-Comanche woman." Presented by Curate @ the Art.i.factory.  

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Jewels & Silks: Artisans' Trunk Show

Jewels & Silks: Artisans' Trunk Show

Just in time for Mother's Day, graduations, and spring weddings: We are delighted to host two fabulous local designers for a trunk show on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Gloria Olazable of Heliconia Jewelry  returns to Art.i.fact for a second time. A highly-trained jeweler with an organic sensibility and an eye for stunning gemstones, Gloria's pieces are distinctive. She spent five years learning traditional silversmithing under a master jeweler in Lima, Peru. When Gloria arrived in the U.S., she studied jewelry design and fabrication with Donald Dietz at the renowned Boca...

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Earth Day Fundraiser

Earth Day Fundraiser

Here's a fact to consider: Buying a gently used garment or accessory extends its life by an average of 2.2 years, which reduces carbon, waste, and water footprints by 73%. When you shop or consign at Art.i.fact, you are doing our planet a big favor. And we want to do a favor for folks who are working at the forefront of environmental action. On Saturday, April 21, we will donate 10% of the day’s sales to Earth’s Birthday Project, a New Mexico-based nonprofit organization that provides and promotes educational activities...

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