Melvix at OFFCenter

Melvix at OFFCenter

I am honored to be a featured artist at OFFCenter Community Arts this month.

A large collection of my work is on display and for sale at OFFCenter's sales shop until the end of October.

OFFCenter's address:
808 Park Avenue SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 [map]

More info:
OFFCenter Community Arts web site

OFFCenter's 13th Annual FOLK ART FESTIVAL

OFFCenter's 13th Annual FOLK ART FESTIVAL

I will be have a booth at OFFCenter's 13th Annual Folk Art Festival this Sunday! As you may already know, the OFFCenter Folk Art Festival is THE FUNNEST art festival of the year.

Festival Highlights:

  • A high-energy, family-friendly arts and crafts market with over 100 artist vendors
  • FREE Art Making Activities for the whole family in our Giant Art Making Tent
  • Food and snacks from some of Albuquerque’s favorite food trucks
  • Giant Puppet Parade: This year’s theme is “Life Along the River”  featuring fish, forest creatures and more!
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Dancers and Music, Caricature Drawing by Mack Snix, Pink Elephant Magic Act and Fortune Telling
  • Be a part of community art—Carry a puppet, create in the Art tent, buy art from local artist (such as myself)

Point your vehicle toward Robinson Park [map] at 8th and Central in Downtown Albuquerque.

More info:
Festival Facebook page
Festival web page

Building a tiled roof hut

Man builds a hut with a "kiln-fired tiled roof, underfloor heating and mud pile walls." He does this only using primitive tools (sticks, stones, hands). Part of the process is building the kiln!

More here!

I Could Do That

If you could, why didn't you? Why did the artist?

An interesting response to the common reaction of "I could have done that" when people experience (modern, contemporary) art.


Two-headed Snake


Alligator Gar


Turquoise Trail Arts Festival

Turquoise Trail Arts Festival

I will be participating in the 1st Annual Turquoise Trail Arts Festival this weekend. This festival is a collaboration of local artists displaying their work along the Turquoise Trail. The venues will begin at The Church (where I will be), an Art Sanctuary in El Cedro, Tijeras (5.5 miles south of the intersection of Rt. 66 and NM 333) and extend north to Henderson’s General Store in Golden.

The Church is located at 33 El Cedro Rd, Tijeras, NM 87059. Here's a map!

More information:
Turquoise Trail Arts Festival on Facebook
The Church on Facebook

How to make 2,000-year-old-bread


Rail Yards Market - 8/9/2015

I will be at the Rail Yards Market in Albuquerque tomorrow, August 9 from 10am - 2pm.

The market is located at 777 1st St SW [map]. There's lots of parking!

More information about the Rail Yards Market can be found on their web site or on Facebook.