ArtPlace Announces America’s Top 12 Small-Town Art Places

Crested Butte, CO.; Taos, NM; Marfa, TX and Saratoga, WY made the list of the Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces for 2013. The twelve communities on the list were chosen based upon per capita numbers of arts related non-profits, arts-oriented businesses and workers in creative occupations among small towns in the United States. The small towns…

Libby Lumpkin Picks Urbane and Quirky Art for New Mexorado from

This kind of juried exhibition provides the opportunity to better know some of your scattered neighbors—to learn more about all those loners, hippies, socialites, cowpokes, scientists, and retired generals living at the end of some dirt road, some of whom are developing as artists, and a couple of whom might actually be waiting for that space ship, Lumpkin said.