Show House Santa Fe 2016

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I am putting this absolutely-elegant fundraising event on my calendar EVERY YEAR from this point forward. EVERYTHING OLD MEXICO IS NEW MEXICO AGAIN – is this years’ theme, and twenty Santa Fe Designers have spent weeks transforming the interior of a magnificent, historic east side home into a wonderland of color, texture and panache. This lavish home was part of the estate of the famous White Sisters – Martha and Amelia – who ‘discovered’ Santa Fe in the early 1920’s and were major patrons and promoters of Native American Art.

HERE GOES…Step inside…

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The Gala was in full swing when I arrived, so I took photo snippets of the interiors, gently finessing around the guests who were mingling and having a wonderful time.

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Wonderful art by local artists peppered the walls.

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Lush pillows were everywhere. If you stacked them, I think they’d reach the moon.

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Beautiful Painted surfaces…

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Wonderful lighting…

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Music…

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Performance Art…

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Beautiful Guests…

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And of course, an Artist Studio; this is after all, Santa Fe!…

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C. Whitney-Ward is the Writer/Photographer of Sotheby’s SF Happenings.
She chronicles Santa Fe weekly on her award-winning,
photographic blog – Chasing Santa Fe
ChasingSantaFe.blogspot.com