November 1, 2018: Returning for a second year, the city-wide Santa Fe Artists in Residence program will connect visitors with New Mexico artists at eight participating hotel properties; plus three new art gallery locations. Santa Fe Artists in Residence will be offered November 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019 every Friday and Saturday from 4-7 p.m. Additionally, some locations will have artists on site on Thursdays or Sundays.

Through this program, visitors to The City Different can easily meet, interact and observe the artists as they create masterpieces in a variety of mediums. From painting and sculpting to jewelry making and mixed media, these skilled artists are ready to share their craft and invite guests to delve into the creative process first hand.

The new art gallery locations participating this year are 7Arts Gallery, Barbara Meikle Fine Arts and Edition One. Hotel participants include: Drury Plaza Hotel, Four Seasons Ranch Encantado, Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder, Hotel Santa Fe, Inn of the Governor’s, Inn on the Alameda, La Fonda on the Plaza and La Posada de Santa Fe.

Each artist and location will feature a pop-up studio with finished work available for sale so that guests can purchase directly from the artist. Find details on the participating locations and the names and bios of the artists online at Each location’s schedule of artists will vary, so view the calendar associated with each artist to determine availability by clicking the "dates and details" link.

To add to the fun a sweepstakes for a Santa Fe Art Experience package will be live for entries on the page now through February 28, 2019 and a winner will be chosen on March 1, 2019. The prize includes:
o A two night stay, for two adults, in a historic traditional room at La Fonda on the Plaza hotel. Includes breakfast, and a complementary docent tour (Value: $650+)
o Dinner for two in Julia, a Spirited Restaurant & Bar located at La Posada de Santa Fe, a Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa (Value: $200)
o Dinner for two in Del Charro at Inn of the Governors (Value: $40)
o Breakfast and morning coffee for two (Value: $30)
o Round trip shuttle vouchers for two on Sandia Shuttle (Value: $138)
o Plus a variety of guided tour reservations and passes for Santa Fe museums and attractions


Media Contacts:
Joanne Hudson, Public Relations Manager
Tel: 505 955 6221

Carlyn Topkin
Lou Hammond Group
Tel: 212 891 0214