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Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

The Indian art form of painting ritual designs on the floors and walls of houses, called “Madhubani” gradually moved from inside homes to the wider world on paper and canvas.

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Sidr Craft/Folk Art Alliance

The 12th annual Santa Fe International Folk Art Market takes place this weekend. More than 150 artists from around the world will be there - many of them will make the bulk of their income for the year at the market. Many artists also get intensive training and connections to international buyers to help them gain economic independence.