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Avokado Artists
Various Locations Placitas, NM 87043

Avokado Artists is a 360° arts organization dedicated to cross-cultural understanding through art and the cultivation, promotion, presentation and preservation of culturally significant artists and their work from around the globe. We strive to bring the works of these artists to the attention of the broadest possible audience. The organization was founded in 2004, and was granted 501(c)3 status in 2009. Our activities include artist management, presenting, educational outreach, consulting, publishing, music licensing and clearance, recording, label and more. Our current roster includes twice Grammy-nominated Iraqi oud master and composer Rahim AlHaj, Brazil-meets-NOLA brass band collective Nation Beat, Estonian duo Puuluup, Honduran/New Mexican band Nohe & Sus Santos, Angolan Afropop artist Vivalda Ndula, renowned pan-Latin group Nosotros, Mexican Magical Realism Painter Jade Leyva, Puerto Rican stylist Ani Cordero and thunderous traditional Brazilian drum group Maracatu New York. We also work and consult with like-minded organizations such as UR Art & Culture and SEEDS: A Collective Voice. Our sync licensing roster, features music from Iraq to Albuquerque, Africa to Europe and beyond. Avokado Artist founded, produces and curates ¡Globalquerque! NM Annual Celebration of World Music & Culture, now in its 18th year.

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