2017 Youth Judge: Dr. Annie Nash

Dr. Annie Nash began teaching in New York City in 1982 at the Chapin School and then collegiate school in Manhattan. She was awarded her Ed. D. in Art Education from Teacher's College, Columbia University in 1987. Nash recently finished her 24th year of teaching VIsual Arts at Manzano Day School in Albuquerque, NM. Her work has appeared in Native American Painters of the Twentieth Century and Talking Visions, and has been exhibited internationally, including a solo exhibit at Musenhof Popendorf in Rostock, Germany.
Her new series of work Warriors can be viewed at : www.AnnieNashArt.com

2017 Youth Exhibit  & Youth Judge's

2017 Youth Judge: Joe Chavez

Joseph Chavez has been a Graphic Designer for over 25 years. He has taught at the Southwest University of Visual Arts for 17 years teaching Graphic Design, Marketing, and Advertising. He has won many awards for design and advertising campaigns. Joseph has a Doctorate Degree in Educational leadership. Defending dissertation in March 2017 (A qualitative analysis of Generation Y's Perceptions of Technology and Social Media as a Learning Aid), University of Phoenix, 2004-2017.
56th Annual Youth Exhibit
The Youth Exhibit encourages students to become involved with the arts. This special exhibit has evolved into a major showcase for student's artwork throughout New Mexico. Each year a panel of volunteer Judges review and jury the artwork submitted to the summer Fair. Student awards, ribbons and certificates are awarded to the most outstanding student's artwork entered. The Youth Exhibit has grown to over 1000 entries and invites preschool through high school students to participate.
Kids of all ages enjoy exploring their
artistic talent and creating their own unique
pieces of artwork at the New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair's Youth Exhibit. There is Fun for Everyone at this summer Fair!
The Youth Exhibit is located at EXPO New Mexico, (state fairgrounds) in the Manuel Lujan Building , Hall A.
Kids 12 and under: FREE ADMISSION
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To enter your child's artwork, download the entry form below:

We appreciate our Youth Judges for donating their expertise and generous time to Judge the Youth Art at the 56th Annual New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair!

Youth Exhibit Judge's and Bios: