August is here already and if your in the know, you know your supposed to be in Santa Fe for SWAIA’s 92nd annual Santa Fe Indian Market during the week of August 12-18. This year, Ziindi will be there to represent the zine and to check out the gallery shows. There will be several notable shows that we want to showcase in this post.
First off we want to congratulate homeboy Jeff Slim, local valley favorite Thomas “Breeze” Marcus, and Cannupahanska Luger, for their show on August 14th. Blue Rain Gallery is known for featuring quality artist creations and your market week cannot be proper without seeing this show. This also gives us a chance to see the amazing potter Richard Zane Smith’s creations while we’re there.
We’re also excited to see Winterowd Fine Art Gallery’s show “My Land” featuring a bevy of artists: Christine Nofchissey-McHorse, Joel C. McHorse, Douglas Miles, Chris Pappan, Amber Gunn Gauthier, Kathy Whitman-Elk Woman, Melissa Cody, Silvester Hustito, Melissa Melero, Brian Coffin, Jamison Chas Banks, and Max Early.
This show will explore these artists ideas “around nature and the politics of land.” This event will feature conversations with the artists on Thursday, August 15th, 1-4pm, as well as poetry readings, demonstrations, and performances. The opening party will be on Friday, August 16th, 6-8pm.
Patrick Dean Hubbell’s work has exploded and this year he’s featured in a solo show at Darnell Fine Art, A Contemporary Art Gallery on Canyon Road. “Untitled” will feature various series and showcase Hubbell’s work. The opening event will be on August 16th at 5pm, and will continue until September 3rd.
And for you fashionistas out there, we haven’t forgotten about you! Presence 4.0 will have a style mixer on Friday, August 16, 4-6pm. The event will feature music by Cloudface, so grab your fancy duds, put up your chignon, and prepare to mingle and converse with the new native fashion creatives.
“One more thing,” we’re also proud to be a part of the Stripes magazine debut on Saturday, August 17th, starting at 7pm. The event will feature a mural unveiling, vip party and a public reception at 9pm. Ziindi will be there offering zines, prints, stickers, and our newly minted “Rez Deep” t shirts.
We want to wish all the best to the people involved in these events and to all the artists participating in the market, and we hope to see you at one, or all of these events. Drop by, say hi, and support all these awesome artists as Santa Fe will be Ziindi-fied!