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Historic Canyon Road Paint & Sculpt Out
Presented By: Canyon Road Merchants Association
Recurrence: Recurring on the 3rd Saturday of October
Location: Myriad Galleries, Designer Jewelers and Studios
Address: Santa Fe, NM 87501
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Price: All events are free and open to the public

Sculptors, potters, painters working in every media, designer jewelers, and photographers share their creative processes on Santa Fe’s historic Canyon Road at the tenth annual Paint & Sculpt Out. They will be creating new works of art along the road in sculpture gardens and inside the intimate adobe interiors of the historic art district.

Artists will be interacting with visitors and discussing their techniques throughout the day. According to Canyon Road Merchant’s Association Secretary Nancy Ouimet, “Artists and collectors love the event. It’s a rare opportunity for them to connect. I often hear collectors say, ‘I have followed this artist for years and it is so nice to finally meet.’”

Collectors have opportunities to acquire new works of art at Silent Auctions and through private commissions. As a collector, whether you prefer art that is contemporary, abstract, modern, expressionistic, figurative, photorealistic, traditional, western or Native American, it’s all here.

What’s new – This year the focus is on artists who call the southwest their home. Born here, drawn here, came and couldn’t leave. They say it’s the barren landscapes, the constantly changing skies, the light . . . an indescribable aura. Experience it for yourself.

More than 100 artists are expected at the tenth annual event including Painters, Sculptors, Potters, Photographers, and Weavers. What sets this event apart from others is that there are so many different types of artists who will be demonstrating their creative processes

•         Paintings in oil and acrylic; watercolors

•         Drawings in pastel, charcoal, pen and ink, graphite

•         2 and 3D mixed media works

•         Photography and digital artwork

•         Sculpture - bronze, copper, metal and stone

•         Carvers

•         Fabric artists

•         Ceramics, pottery, glass fusion

•         Hand-crafted jewelry

•         Leather works

Community Involvement & Student Musical Performances - The Historic Canyon Road Paint and Sculpt Out is a fundraiser for the Santa Fe Public Schools. Students perform in a noon parade that will close the road to vehicular traffic from 11:30-12:45. Young student musicians from the schools will be performing at many galleries in the early afternoon.

Friday Gallery Openings & Special Events - Meet the artists and see new exhibitions and group shows at Canyon Road's galleries on Friday evening. Designer jewelers, boutiques, shops & restaurants will be open late offering special events, entertainment, and culinary offerings.


Historic Canyon Road Paint & Sculpt Out
  • Santa Fe, NM 87501
  • Myriad Galleries, Designer Jewelers and Studios
  • All events are free and open to the public
  • Recurring on the 3rd Saturday of October