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

Youth Exhibit  & 2017 Youth Judge Bio

 Youth Exhibit
The Youth Exhibit encourages students to become actively 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 500 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.
Kids 12 and under: FREE ADMISSION
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To enter your child's artwork for 2018, contact us at info@nmartsandcraftsfair.org

We appreciate our Youth Judge for donating her expertise and generous time to Judging the Youth Art at the 56th Annual New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair!
The Fair's mission is to promote a premier juried New Mexico arts and crafts event that showcases the most talented artists and craftspeople and creates a significant economic impact throughout the state. The Fair also encourages and supports youth artists ensuring that future generations will have a venue to display and sell their work directly to the public.

Come to the Youth Fair and see demonstrations and displays of robots built by the creative minds and hands of students.

          A SPECIAL YOUTH EXHIBIT AT THIS YEARS 56 th ANNUAL YOUTH FAIR!

R4Creating strives to support and develop STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathmatics) Enrichment programs to inspire students and support teachers and academic coaches. R4 develops trusted partnerships with educators, entrepreneurs, industry and community leaders in order to strengthen and direct community efforts providing quality curriculum and resources to support the future aspirations of youth. We are looking for more partners who are motivated to join our efforts and make a difference in commmunities accross our nation.
New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization.