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70,000 Guests Flock to New Mexico Showcasing Renowned Hispanic Artists

07/23/2013 01:31 pm ET | Updated Sep 22, 2013

The famous Spanish Market is the oldest and leading juried Spanish Market in the United States attracting over 70,000 guests and collectors from throughout the world. Each July, the Market showcases hundreds of renowned Hispanic artists who not only display and sell their art, but are also very happy to share their culture with art enthusiasts. According to the Spanish Colonial Arts Society, the rich Hispanic culture of New Mexico will be celebrated at the 62nd Annual Traditional Spanish Market on the Santa Fe Plaza.

There are so many galleries to visit while in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but one to look for is the LoneDog NoiseCat Gallery that is set to have their Grand Opening on July 26, 2013, beginning at 4:00 p.m. and in time for the famous Spanish Market kick off. Santa Fe artist, Ed Archie Noisecat describes the larger new gallery as a venue displaying Neo-abOriginal Art. Noisecat has been living and showing his art in New Mexico for 13 years and teamed up with another renowned artist via Todd "Lone Dog" Bordeaux (a direct descendent of Chief Lone Dog), and a member of the Sicangu Lakota Oyate in South Dakota. Todd is an extremely talented musician and an award-winning artist in his own right as a master beadworker, and the culture he brings is highly contemporary with an ancient indigenous feel.

In the spirit of the Spanish Market, LoneDog NoiseCat Gallery chose renowned Chicano artist El Moises to headline a special exhibit with a number of other Chicano artists honoring the rich Mexican-indigenous artwork and Hispanic culture. Moises will be sharing a new piece for the first time to the public and in honor of this special event. New Mexicans are familiar with the abundance of rabbits and highly visible rabbit trails in Santa Fe and in Taos, New Mexico. The new painting to be unveiled and open to the public at this Grand Opening signifies El Moises' persona as he recalls the wonderful journey and experiences while living in New Mexico.

El Moises Spanish Art Market painting to be open to public

Before the evening is over, collectors will also be able to enjoy a performance by Robert Maribal who is a two-time Grammy Award winning musician of the sacred Taos Mountain in northern New Mexico. Whether as a composer, songwriter or musician, Robert has won many honors including two-time Native American Artist of the Year, three-time Songwriter of the Year, a 2006 GRAMMY Award for Sacred Ground, and his 2008 GRAMMY for Johnny Whitehorse Totemic Flute Chants, blending all of Robert's influences into a musical landscape that conjures up both the historic and contemporary West.

Below are the confirmed artists bringing their talents into the LoneDog NoiseCat Gallery:

Fritz Casuse -- Jeweler
Al Joe -- Jeweler
Nelda Schrupp -- Jeweler
Liz Wallace -- Jeweler
Paz -- Jeweler
Baje Whitethorne, Sr.-- Painter
Baje Whitethorne, Jr. -- Painter
El Moises -- Painter
Melissa Cody -- Weaver
America Meredith -- Painter
Yuxwelupton -- Painter
Wanesia Spry -- Mixed Media
NoiseCat - Sculptor / Mixed Media
LoneDog -- Mixed Media / Beadwork
James Luna -- Mixed Media / Performance Art
Zarco -- Masks
Neto - Painting
Damian Charette - Painting / Prints
Darryl Growing Thunder -- Ledgers
Lauren Good Day Giago -- Ledger
Jason Quigno -- Sculptor
Cliff Fragua -- Sculptor
Rollie Grandbois -- Sculptor

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