Bibi Hanum was proud to be part of the 15th anniversary of the International Folk Art Market, July 13-15. Bibi Hanum was one of the 150 represented artists from 51 countries.
This market is awaited by many artists every year as it is a great opportunity not only to meet new customers but also to have the chance to meet the counterpart artists, engage in various activities with new artists and finally to represent and test the newly designed hand-ma
Bibi Hanum’s customers were excited to try on new contemporary styles which was a new introduction in addition to traditional designs that were offered before. It was also very exciting to meet the world famous designer / the creator of DKNY clothing brand Donna Karan and meet celebrities like Ali McGraw.
The market lasted for three fully packed with people days. As the CEO for the International Folk Art Market Jeff Snell stated with record number of sales 211,000 lives globally were impacted with more that 1,774 amazing volunteers working during the market. In keeping with the market’s CEO’s statement “What a remarkable accomplishment for any city in the world — let alone our modest-size City Different in the enchanting desert Southwest — to serve as home to art markets with international draw. And what a blessing that hundreds of millions of dollars have flowed into Santa Fe and across the state through marketgoers and buyers of the handmade, eager for a lifetime memory shaped by a market experience.”