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International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe
Celebrates the humanity of the handmade that empowers communities through monumental earnings.

Since 2004, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe has hosted more than 700 master folk artists from 87 countries in the world’s largest exhibition and sale of works by master folk artists. Earnings have exceeded $18.7 million and impacted over one million lives in the communities they represent. The Market offers folk artists a respected spot in the global marketplace to gather together and share their handmade traditions and to create economic, social, and individual empowerment.

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International Folk Art Market CollectionInternational Folk Art Market | Collection Dallas
Encourages dignified livelihoods by connecting artists with wholesale buyers for year-round income.

IFAM | Collection at the Dallas Market Center provides an opportunity for master folk artists to participate in a venue that puts them in contact with hundreds of buyers from all over the United States and beyond.  Through these wholesale connections, artists can now have year-round income, creating a lasting economic impact in their communities.

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International Folk Art Market | Online
Provides hands-on training for artists interested in entering the export market while sourcing our exclusive online shop.

Coming summer 2014!

IFAM | Online is a unique model of training that provides hands-on experience while guiding artists through the channels of the wholesale marketplace. Combining an online learning lab with an opportunity through the IFAA online store, this bold new online shop will strengthen the participants’ capacity to expand their businesses, as well as provide artists with a new source of year-round income. The online store will feature the folk art of 21 artist groups representing 18 countries and will feature jewelry, textiles, baskets, and more.

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International Folk Art Alliance & San Diego Museum of Man

Empowers women folk artists through new opportunities and cultural exchanges.

 In partnership with the San Diego Museum of Man, IFAA presents a Market in conjunction with the exhibition Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives that Transform Communities on July 18, 19, and 20, 2014. Ten Market artists will travel to San Diego for this special event, many of whom are represented in the museum show.  The exhibition examines the revolutionary international movement of women artists who are sustaining their arts and enriching their lives by collectively producing, managing, and marketing traditional crafts.

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