SITE Style: A Contemporary Trunk Show
SITE Santa Fe welcomes you to the inauguration of SITE Style: A Contemporary Trunk Show
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 6PM-8PM
“First Dibs” Members-only Preview Shopping Event! Not a member? Join now!
This kick-off to SITE Style, featuring refreshments, prizes, and more, is free to all levels of SITE membership. No RSVP required!
SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 10AM-5PM
SITE Style — free and open to the public!
Inspired by the vision of curated, the store at SITE Santa Fe, SITE Style focuses on contemporary makers whose unique, handcrafted products include jewelry, gifts, ceramics, fragrances, candles, and more.
This trunk show is like no other — see you there!
SITE Style Committee: Karen Berkowitz, Elaine Cole, Irene Hofmann, Yon Hudson, Marsha Jones, Kate Kita, Paisley Mason, Elaine McLeod, Hillary Randolph, and Deena Semler
MEET THE ARTISTS
Atelier Alchemy is the brainchild of New York City fine jewelry designers (and studio mates) Dana Bronfman, Delphine Leymarie, and former Santa Fe resident, Meaghan Hennelly of Goldhenn Jewelry. Atelier to honor the fact that all three designers create their jewels locally, together with their respective teams of talented artisans, and Alchemy to celebrate their shared love of transforming gold into exceptionally unique fine talismans.
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Barro by Lucrecia
Ceramics with purpose designed and handcrafted by Lucrecia, a visual artist by profession, and a ceramicist since her childhood. Each piece is worked with absolute care, loved with each finger touch, believed to be a meeting point between people and the world, and designed to give sensations of joy and well-being. Rooted in morphological and chromatic simplicity, each design is stoneware, handmade one by one, selectively glazed, lightweight, and food-safe.
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After more than a decade in New York City, Brad Wilson moved to New Mexico where he continues his photography surrounded by the beauty and tranquility of the southwestern deserts.
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Bridget Morris – Bella Forte Designs
Trained in Italy, Bridget Morris is an entrepreneur whose passion for her art form is like a force of nature. Passionate expertise, professionalism, and creative ingenuity are just some of the reasons why Bella Forte Designs products are sought after. Bridget trained as a book conservator, but after years of restoration her desire to create custom designed pieces lead her to what the focus of BFD is now: custom boxes, letterpress printing, and stunning designs.
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Celia Bassett – Little Knitted Critters
Little Knitted Critters was born out of Celia Bassett’s love for creating beautiful, timeless and huggable things out of fiber, and her passion for working with children. Each animal is lovingly hand-crafted here in Santa Fe, NM. Celia embraces personal style and encourage customizations to be sure that each animal is unique and special before they head off to their new homes!
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Modern silhouette meets innovative structure, simple sophistication, and grounding gem-work in Chela Gurnee’s versatile jewelry. Gurnee is a savvy, contemporary jeweler in New Mexico. She handcrafts standout pieces using sterling silver, beach pebbles, agates, and semi-precious stones. Gurnee meticulously crafts rings, pendants, cuffs, and earrings with an eye toward beauty, modernity, quality, and healing.
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Colleen Mauer, CMD
CMD is a small jewelry design company founded by industrial designer Colleen Mauer. Colleen designs using texture, color, and tones as tools to transform simple materials into unique pieces of jewelry. Colleen’s work celebrates simple geometries and organic forms, accentuated by her signature finished details. Each piece in the CMD collection is handcrafted with special care by a small team of production artists in San Francisco and upstate New York.
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Designer Coreen Cordova has spent her entire life collecting, and is now designing exquisite works of jewelry art. While living in historic San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Coreen began a silversmith apprenticeship. Her unique detachable pendants invite the wearer to create a statement of their own.
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For Greg McFarland, jewelry making started off as a hobby, and after years of building homes and running an electrical contracting company, that passion became his livelihood. His current contemporary pieces are sleek, timeless designs, mostly in sterling silver and diamonds. Greg’s pieces are all made in his studio, working with old school techniques as well as incorporating modern techniques.
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Grey Collective Hats
Jessi is a creative maker; she has the ability to build things with her own two hands. She is determined to use those skills to financially back those that can and will find a cure for brain cancer. That is why 20% of all of her profits are donated to brain cancer research. The name Grey Collective was thoughtfully created for a few reasons: Jessi’s married name Lloyd translates to “The Grey” and her husband has an incurable form of brain cancer, and grey happens to be the color for brain cancer awareness.
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wear your GRACE
Today GRACE jewelry and lifestyle offers Hillary Randolph’s signature exquisitely crafted, effortlessly luxurious jewelry, accessories, and objects for the home. Her new designs are an inspired departure from her earlier work, emphasizing movement and incorporating wood, horn, and semi-precious stones. The collection includes best-selling bangles designed by her daughter Coco, who donates a portion of the proceeds to the Heart and Soul Animal Sanctuary outside Santa Fe.
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After almost 20 years in publishing, Catherine Kirpalani met her now husband who introduced her to the beautiful artistic world of India. In 2013, J. Catma started, it is a blend of Catherine and her husband’s name, a traditional way for naming a business in India. J. Catma share some of the most beautiful textiles and treasures from the Silk Roads, all with a rich history of being hand made.
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Glass artist Justin Skillstad graduated from Humboldt State University with a BA in fine arts and arts administration with an emphasis in sculpture and printmaking. Justin’s work has been shown internationally and is in various private and state collections. Justin incorporates his well rounded perspective in both his teaching and art practices.
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Lisa de St. Croix
Inspired by a shamanic journey where Lisa de St. Croix was instructed to paint the Tarot, she embarked on a five year journey into the metaphysical realms. Lisa created the award winning Tarot de St. Croix and two other divination decks Invoking the Goddess Oracle and Action and de St. Croix Lenormand. Lisa lives in Santa Fe and offers readings with her three decks as a way to find answers to the questions of the soul. She is currently working on a fourth deck.
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Melinda Hoffman, modernmuse61
Melinda Hoffman is a Leather Artisan and Vintage Dealer, who travels from coast to coast, finding inspiration from old school technology, vintage industrial gadgets, architectural artifacts, and especially from the folks she meets on the road.
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MOD TRIBE DESIGN
MOD TRIBE DESIGN is a husband and wife duo who both grew up in Santa Fe surrounded by art and design. Since early 2015, they have been designing and building furniture, home wares, and sculptures from their Santa Fe studio. They design and build pieces with style and quality in mind and hand pick materials such as hard woods and metals. They are very inspired by their surroundings and project a style of southwest-modern into their pieces.
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NAGUAL is an art/niche all-gender fragrance line from Marfa, TX, launched in the spring of 2018. Exploring olfactory affect from the high West Texas Chihuahuan desert, we aim to provide a sensory liminal gateway to the unconscious; the space for memory, dreams and imagination. Using the highest quality materials from around the world, NAGUAL creates perfumes for daily wear, armchair travel, and personal ceremony.
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Power and Light Press
Power and Light Press is a ship-shape print shop that’s built to handle all of life’s messy emotions. Since flipping the switch on in 2009, cards have been designed, printed, and packaged in-house, meaning each and every piece has come straight from their own blood, sweat, and tears. The company is fueled by a fleet of all-female letterpress printers with clean hands and filthy mouths – a bunch of real class acts who like making real-ass things.
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With a background in Environment Design and Studio Art, Trilby Nelson has a versatile approach to design rooted in experimentation and a thoughtful use of space, material, and color. Trilby’s studio practice includes a range of work from handmade products to environments. In each project, she strives to use materials and processes that are both ethical and sustainable.