Women Artist Pioneers of New Mexico

“Though Georgia O’Keeffe is the most famous woman artist to call New Mexico her adopted home, she is by no means alone. In the first half of the 20th century, the state was a haven for such women, a place where they could escape the overcrowding and social restrictions of more formal East-coast cities, don trousers and ride their horses across sage-dotted desert.Like their male counterparts, these painters, sculptors, printmakers and photographers found a welcoming network of like-minded pioneers who drew inspiration from the landscape and the spiritual life of the Hispanic and Native American people. But unlike the men, these artists’ names are largely unknown.”

Intrigued? Learn more about these amazing female artists in this great article from The Collectors Guide!