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Artist Update: The Story of Ziggy Starman Part II: My Sorrel Finds a Name and Horse Training Begins by Diane G. Rolnick

Artist Update: The Story of Ziggy Starman Part II: My Sorrel Finds a Name and Horse Training Begins by Diane G. Rolnick

The first few months of my early days with Ziggy were magical.  I could not believe I owned a horse and felt such great responsibility towards this beautiful being.  It was summertime and I used to get up at 12 midnight and go out and talk and touch him because he was the most mysterious of creatures to me.  I did not have a name for my boy because I wanted to know him well before naming him. During my “down to earth moments”, I knew we had to proceed with a training schedule.  I...

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Meet a Local Artist: Diane G. Rolnick

Meet a Local Artist: Diane G. Rolnick

    Name: Diane G. Rolnick Where did you grow up : New York City, Long Island, NY Dream job: Working Full-time in my studio Favorite Santa Fe hangout: Pranzo www.pranzosantafe.com Favorite Santa Fe Gallery or Museum: Site Santa Fe www.sitesantafe.org Favorite New Mexico Artist: I have many favorites What is your favorite part of Santa Fe: Sanbusco area www.sanbusco.com Favorite free activity in Santa Fe: Fridays at Site Santa Fe www.sitesantafe.org What’s the most Santa Fe thing...

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Enter to win a creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

Enter to win a creative vacation today! DIY Santa Fe March 2012 – Month long celebration of DIY and hands on learning.

  To commemorate DIY Santa Fe, Santa Fe Creative Tourism and the Inn and Spa at Loretto are giving away a two-night, art-inspired getaway to Santa Fe in March 2012. To enter, contestants can visit DIY Santa Fe to complete the entry form (located below), which asks contestants to summarize in 150-words or less, what the ‘Spirit of Santa Fe’ means to them. A committee of DIY artist judges will read all submissions and select the final winner. The winner will be announced on Feb. 20, 2012...

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Give a DIY Vacation for Christmas: Experimental Drawing and Mixed-Media Package with Diane G. Rolnick

Give a DIY Vacation for Christmas: Experimental Drawing and Mixed-Media Package with Diane G. Rolnick

DIY Santa Fe – 2012 Spring Break Package features exclusive lodging savings of 20% on the Inn’s accommodations during the entire month of March, 2012. Guests book their hotel accommodations directly with the Inn and Spa at Loretto at our Reservations Toll Free phone number: 866-582-1646 or online. Guests reserve all DIY workshops and classes directly through the artist of interest. It is recommended that you contact the artist prior to booking your room reservation to ensure class...

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An Artist’s Personal view on the Artist as a “Professional” (And Who and What decides this criteria, anyway?) Part II

An Artist’s Personal view on the Artist as a “Professional” (And Who and What decides this criteria, anyway?) Part II

An Artist’s Personal view on the Artist as a “Professional” (And Who and What decides this criteria, anyway?) Part II Part One Here August 2011 Recently piqued by a discussion on an online art business site about what criteria designates an artist as professional and how important is it be defined a “professional”, I developed a series of questions that need to be answered around this topic. 1. How does the label of professional connect with the activity of an artist? 2. What qualifies a...

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An Artist’s Personal view on the Artist as a “Professional” (And Who and What decides this criteria, anyway?) Part I

An Artist’s Personal view on the Artist as a “Professional” (And Who and What decides this criteria, anyway?) Part I

by  Part Two Here July 2011 Charging through channels on the TV the other day, I settled on a Gauguin biopic that culminates with the artist creating his masterpiece “D’ou venons-nous? Que sommes-nous? Ou allons-nous?” which translates into “Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?”. I have been asking myself these questions in more detailed personal form for the last few years: What is my relationship to the world around me that has grown so technically oriented yet is still so...

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