Valerie Plame Selected as Honorary Chair

November 18th, 2014

ARTsmart New Mexico has selected Valerie Plame as honorary chair for the 18th Annual ARTfeast Santa Fe. “We are pleased to confirm that Valerie has agreed to serve as our first honorary chair,” states ARTsmart President Connie Axton. “She epitomizes personal achievement, as well as local, national, and global service in so many ways.” Plame,…read more »

Giving Tuesday Doubles Your Donation

November 11th, 2014

ARTsmart President Connie Axton announced that ARTsmart is participating in Giving Tuesday on December 2, 2014. “Giving Tuesday was designed to transform how people think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season,” Axton explains. “Coinciding with the Thanksgiving holiday and the kickoff of the shopping season, Giving Tuesday is an antidote to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and…read more »

ARTsmart Donates $45,000 to Art in Santa Fe Schools

October 8th, 2014

At the October 7, 2014, Santa Fe Public Schools board meeting, ARTsmart President Connie Axton presented a check for $43,500 to the Santa Fe Public Schools and a check for $1,500 to Turquoise Trail Charter School. The funds, which were raised during the February 2014 ARTfeast Fundraiser, are earmarked to purchase art supplies and support several…read more »

Significant Changes to the ARTfeast Schedule

October 5th, 2014

ARTsmart New Mexico is pleased to announce its new year-round schedule for ARTfeast Santa Fe. “We are taking advantage of Santa Fe’s fantastic seasons and spreading our events throughout the year,” said ARTsmart President Connie Axton, adding, “this is also in keeping with ARTsmart’s educational art programs that also take place throughout the year.” A nonprofit organization…read more »

Greg Reiche is the ARTfeast Honorary Artist

August 12th, 2014

ARTsmart is proud to announce that Greg Reiche, represented by Pippin Contemporary, is the 18th Annual ARTfeast Honorary Artist. Read more about this innovative New Mexico artist working in stone, metal, glass, and light on our site or at Pippin…read more »

ARTsmart’s 2013 White House Ornaments

November 13th, 2013

ARTsmart was chosen for the fourth year in a row to design and create the ornaments for New Mexico’s tree in the 2013 National Christmas Tree display in President’s Park, Washington, D.C.. New Mexico’s ornaments were designed and created by 1st through 9th grade artists participating through ARTsmart in Santa Fe. The students created colorful…read more »

3rd Annual Golf Tournament – THANK YOU to all of our supporters!

November 13th, 2013

ARTsmart would like to thank all of the Golf Tournament sponsors, volunteers, and participants. We could not make this even a success without all of you! Thank you to: Underwriter: Nambe Drugs Hole Sponsors: Nambe Drugs Alan and Devra Shapiro AMENERGY Boots & Boogie Custom Made Boots Bottorff Construction Charles Cocoa Maxwell Scholarship Inc. Ed…read more »

ARTsmart + FACT Debut Party

April 22nd, 2013

DOWNLOAD ORDER FORM HERE Join us as we celebrate the merger of two nonprofits that are dedicated to ensuring that Santa Fe and New Mexico youth have the opportunity to explore, experience and engage in the visual arts, a critical component of every student’s education. Santacafé is hosting this event and will provide hors d’oeuvres, margaritas and fine…read more »

ARTsmart Announces 2012 Giving

July 10th, 2012

ARTsmart is thrilled to announce our 2012 Giving.  Through 2012, we will have distributed over $1,000,000 to ARTsmart projects, public school programs, art related organizations and endowment funds. In 2012, $151,697 will be distributed as follows: $21,942 to the Santa Fe Public School Art Department for elementary and middle school art supplies and resources for…read more »

ARTsmart Awards 2012 Scholarships

May 16th, 2012

SANTA FE, NM. Martine Bertin-Peterson, president of ARTsmart, a 50lc3 organization, announced the recipients of ARTsmart’s 2012 scholarships. “This is the sixth year ARTsmart has awarded the Art Changes Lives scholarship to a Santa Fe senior who will be pursuing the fine arts in college,” Bertin-Peterson said. “Diego Suarez, a student New Mexico School for…read more »

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