Wednesday, June 24, 2009

LPD PRess Wins Award

LPD Press/ Grande Books of Los Ranchos, New Mexico, has announced a new book to go with the blockbuster exhibit at the Museum of International Folk Art that opens July 19, 2009, A Century of Masters. The book and exhibit shows the work and the biographies of fifteen New Mexican masters who were honored by the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, D.C.:
George López of Córdova, Cleofas Vigil of Arroyo Hondo, Helen Cordero of Cochiti Pueblo, Esther Martínez of Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, Charlie Carrillo of Santa Fe, Ramón José López of Santa Fe, Irvin Trujillo of Chimayó, Eliseo & Paula Rodríguez of Santa Fe, Frances Varos Graves of Arroyo Seco, Emilio & Senaida Romero of Santa Fe, Margaret Tafoya of Santa Clara Pueblo and Lorenzo & Roberto Martínez of Albuquerque.
The book highlights the careers of extraordinary New Mexican artists: storytellers, santeros, musicians, oral historians, potters, and linguists. New Mexico has been blessed with fifteen awardees - highest per capita of any other state. The book has letters by Governor Richardson, Cultural Affairs Secretary Stuart Ashman, and MOIFA Director Marsha Bol. The exhibit is curated by Nicolasa Chávez. The exhibit runs until 2011.
The book in color sells for $19.95 and is available on July 19, 2009, from the Museum of International Folk Art Store, New Mexico Museum of History Book Store, Las Golondrinas Store in Santa Fe, Hispaniae in Old Town, Borders Cottonwood, and many other stores or online at nmsantos.com

Connie Gotsch www.conniegotsch.com Host Write On Four Corners KSJE FM, Farmington NM www.ksje.com Author two award winning novels Snap Me a Future and A Mouthful of Shell available www.dlsijpress.com

Always in Print ‘Cuz They’re Print on Demand!

Coming in 2009, Belle’s Star,’ a youth novel from Artemesia Press at http://www.apbooks.net

1 comment:

MOIFA said...

The Century of Masters exhibition opening has been rescheduled due to construction delays. The exhibition will open at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe on Sunday September 26, 2009!