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Teaching art, literacy, and life skills, ARTsmart empowers and transforms lives.



 Events & News


2015-2015 Scholarship Winners Announced

April 29, 2015

In 2007 ARTsmart established a Scholarship Endowment in conjunction with the Santa Fe Gallery Association. Each year a panel comprising professional artists, gallery owners, and educators reviews the portfolios of gifted high school seniors, selecting a scholarship recipient. We are pleased to announce Adhilene Rodriquez from Santa Fe High School as this year’s winner. She will be awarded $5000 towards her first year at Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Runner up Raina Wellman has received a $600 supplies scholarship for her freshman year at Rhode Island School of Design. Congratulations, scholarship winners!


Global Code Project

April 24-May 13, 2015

Tansey Contemporary hosts the Global Code Project to benefit ARTsmart New Mexico. This collaborative initiative explores the evolution of communication through art. Learn more here.

ARTsmart Summer Camps

June 1-August 14, 2015

Sign up for innovative one-week theme camps that inspire and empower students to make unique and expressive art. All camps take place in the ARTbarn Community Studio. Camp descriptions and online registration available here.



Friday & Saturday
June 12-13, 2015, 5-8 pm

EAT pairs Santa Fe’s top galleries and finest restaurants for a fabulous “gaze-and-graze” evening of signature savories and amazing art. Friday night is dedicated to Downtown galleries; Saturday night focuses on Canyon Road galleries. Learn more here.

“I made it … this is my work!”

Take a moment to feel the positive identity, pride, and self-confidence
this statement reveals about 
an ARTsmart student
who proclaims it before an audience of peers and adults.

You can make a difference in the lives of the youth of Northern New Mexico!