Large murals bring out students’ creativity

For the past four years, Chris and Debi Taylor have been part of the Taos Municipal Schools’ Visiting Artist Program. They have worked with around six hundred students in the creation of six tile mosaic murals. Originally published in Taos News “We are always amazed by the enthusiasm of the students and their willingness to…

New Millicent Rogers Museum director shares visions, plans

An interview with Caroline Jean Fernald Originally published in Tempo (Taos News) New Millicent Rogers Museum director shares visions, plans The new executive director of the Millicent Rogers Museum, Caroline Jean Fernald, chose a small, cozy room as her office. The room is “in the middle of action”—close to the collections, the visitors, and the gift…

Ray Naranjo, Executive Chef at El Monte Sagrado, at work En la cocina Photo: Katharine Egli Images and story originally published in Taos News Ray Naranjo, Executive Chef at El Monte Sagrado, has a personal motto that keeps him going in life and in the kitchen. “I feel I need to work until my heroes…

Lorrie Garcia, a Marian Santera

Image and story originally published in Taos News Photo: Katharine Egli Some artists discover their vocation early in life. Others blossom somewhat later, embracing a second or third career and excelling at it. Lorrie Garcia, a Master santera from Peñasco, is living proof that success is worth the wait. Garcia taught at the Peñasco High…