Journal

The world today often seems confusing, making it difficult to separate what’s genuine from what isn’t. Knowing what’s real, what’s authentic, can be hard to discover at times. Even labels are often misleading, more advertising than information. There are, however, some ways to discern the genuine from the imitation, especially when it comes to handcrafted […]
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The goal is to achieve a “transference of knowledge.” Those are the words of Dr. Christine Ami, who coordinates the Navajo Cultural Arts Program at Diné College. Through the classes in the program, the college hopes to offer students the opportunity to not only gain an understanding of traditional skills but be prepared to teach […]
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Awards offer the icing on the cake of the hard work of an artist. They can also take an unknown artist to a wider public market. Achieving recognition from industry professionals opens the door to a broader audience for an artist’s work. Design is the way an artist expresses their interpretation of the world, the […]
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Professional industries often ensure the longevity of their field by sharing ideas and knowledge among those who work in their industry. Such is the goal of the Santa Fe Symposium. This year the symposium celebrates its thirty-second year in May by offering not only professional presentations on the industry but also showcasing the winning designs […]
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