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BRIEF: Folk art market sales top $3 million

July 14, 2014

By Jackie Jadrnak, Albuquerque Journal, N.M.



July 14--Total sales at last weekend's International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe topped $3 million, according to information released Monday by the market operators.

This year's total added $316,784 to last year's sales of almost $2.7 million.

Final attendance numbers were not ready yet but, with tickets capped at 10,000 per day on Saturday and Sunday, sold out on Saturday and for Friday night's preview, an estimated 22,000 people attended, about the same as last year.

More than 150 artists from around the world took part in the market.

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Source: Albuquerque Journal (NM)


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