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2016 Impact Report

For 13 years, the International Folk Art Alliance has empowered artists and changed the lives of communities around the world by serving as a catalyst that strengthens communities and revives traditional art forms.Learn more about our programs and the impact we create with folk artists from around the world. Download the report, 2016 Impact Report

Market Results and the Road Ahead: From the Desk of Jeff Snell, Chief Executive Officer

  “I am a bridge between two worlds of my mother’s mother and her journey from the courtyard to the world.” Manisha Mishra For 13 years, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe has empowered artists and changed the lives of communities around the world, and like the quote above from Manisha Mishra, whose…
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International Folk Art Alliance Announces Inaugural Award Recipients

Among the many innovations, improvements, and changes at the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe, the establishment of the 1st Annual International Folk Art Alliance Awards is perhaps the most profound, as it recognizes life-long contributions and commitments to the creation and support of folk art. The International Folk Art Alliance, and its…
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International Folk Art Alliance Brings Social Innovation to Santa Fe

Social innovation is a field dedicated to solving social problems by attacking root causes through novel approaches, shifting away from a conventional charity approach of managing conditions. As part of the 2016 International Folk Market | Santa Fe, the International Folk Alliance is proud to present, Social Innovation and Cross-Sector Solutions, Friday, July 8, 9:30am New…
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Ambassador Melanne Verveer to Serve as Honorary Chair for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

A tireless advocate for women and girls’ empowerment, Melanne Verveer, the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, has been named the Honorary Chair for the 2016 International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe. “We are so honored to have Ambassador Verveer as the chair of the Market this year, said…
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