Artist teaches students to unleash their creativity

Jan Haller at Magic Brush Studio (Originally published in Taos News) Jan Haller came to Taos for the first time in 1977 and met her husband here. They went off to California, but in 1998 they came back and have stayed here ever since. In July 2011 Haller  opened the second Magic Brush Studio in…

A brighter shade of green

  Originally published in Enchanted Homes The New Mexico Green Chamber promotes a triple bottom line — “profits, people and taking care of the planet.” One needs to make money in order to stay in businesses, of course, but the goal of many businesses is to be financially successful while taking care of people. That…

Taos: a cultural potpourri

Taos Plaza Originally published in Enchanted Homes The Sangre de Cristo Mountains, crowned by Wheeler Peak, enclose the town of Taos in a magical protective ring. Located in the New Mexican desert, the city contains a mix of Native American, Spanish, Anglo, mystical, artistic and hippie ingredients. The roots of this cultural potpourri arise fromTaos’…