Every year we look forward to ¡Globalquerque! If you love world music, don’t miss this event. We’ll be on the road this year at the Armonk Outdoor Art Show in Armonk, NY. But we hope that you will take the opportunity to attend. Hi Continue reading
Richard and I are on the road. We’ve just completed shows in Milwaukee, WI and Rochester, MI. Now we’re headed to Philadelphia, PA and Armonk, NY. (Go to https://littlebirddepapelblog.wordpress.com/arts-and-crafts-shows/ to see a list of my remaining 2017 shows.) Continue reading
Jade Leyva, 2017 Local Treasures Designee, was born in Mexico City and now makes her home in New Mexico. Her work combines influences from Magical Realism to Pre-Columbian and Postmodernism. On the surface, Jade’s work often appears whimsical, but a closer look leads the viewer into a deeper reflection on her central themes of art, love, unity, and our fragile relationship to Mother Earth. Her series of iconic women is especially intriguing and thought-provoking. Continue reading
For ten years, the Albuquerque Art Business Association (AABA) has honored local artists who not only excel in the arts, but have given back to their communities. The 2017 Local Treasures Designees include: Elaine Bolz, Jade Leyva, Renee Gentz, Mark Horst, Cheryl Godin and Ilene Weiss. Continue reading
My husband, Richard, is performing his comedy routine in a fundraiser for the New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice. Poets, musicians, entertainers and artists are donating their talents to a benefit show. Funds raised will be used to assist immigrants with food, clothes, legal assistance/media and sanctuary.
Our Roots Run Deep ( and our arms are wide open)
Saturday, August 26
7pm – 9pm
DUEL BREWING ABQ
610 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Fund-raiser will be followed by a performance by Glenn Buddha Benavidez.
We look forward to seeing you there!
–Vicki Bolen, Paper Artist Extraordinaire
Vicki’s Upcoming Art Shows
Third Ward Art Festival
Sat. & Sun, September 2 & 3, 2017
Art and Apples Festival
Fri. – Sun., September 8-10
Rittenhouse Square Fine Art Show
Fri. – Sun., September 15-17, 2017
Armonk Outdoor Art Show
Sat. – Sun.,September 23 & 24, 2017
Armonk, New York
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School has started in Albuquerque and the University will be back in session soon. Whether your school has already started or it will start over the next month, my Little Bird de Papel Etsy store offers back to school items featuring my original art. Continue reading
Mary Sundstrom is a Minnesota native who graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Fine Arts degree in printmaking. Over the last 40+ years, Mary has exhibited her prints and paper cut art around the country. Continue reading
Summer is a good time of year to stock up on birthday cards. I have designed a collection of 19 birthday cards featuring origami cranes, butterflies and flowers. There is also a three-card set for the price of two individual cards.
Last Sunday, while we working away at making bowls for the Soup is Love Project, a reporter and a cameraman from KRQE News walked into the studio. It resulted in a nice piece on the evening news. Here’s the link to the piece: