2019 Festival Update

Hujatolla Heritage Festival, Update

The Huajatolla Heritage Foundation is honored to announce the addition of two more Award-Winning Artists to this year’s festival. Sean Wells & Jason Younis y Delgado.

Sean’s Day of the Dead themed artwork has been featured on internationally distributed beer labels (Cerveza de los Muertos), nationally distributed wine labels (La Catrina Vino) and New Mexico Lottery Scratchers for which she received a national award for top scratcher design. She is an award-winning 5th generation Spanish Colonial artist and juried member of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society in the retablo category and proud to show annually at the prestigious Traditional Spanish Market in Santa Fe New Mexico alongside her award-winning tinsmith brother Jason Younis y Delgado where they share their unique collaborations. Through art and education, Sean aspires to bring an appreciation for the Hispanic traditions and culture of Northern New Mexico to a broader audience. Sean was most honored to receive “Best Visual Artist” in 2016 by the readers of Albuquerque the Magazine.


Sean Wells & Jason Younis y Delgado.

Jason Younis y Delgado, a Santa Fe Native, was taught the art of tinsmithing by his Grandmother and Great Uncle from an early age. Today, he continues the craft of five generations, participating in local shows and demonstrations. He also teaches classes through local parks and the Albuquerque Senior Centers.

Visit them on that web at www.SeanWells.me and
www.newmexicotinwork.com

2019 Festival Update

Hujatolla Heritage Festival

Really exciting things are building for a wonderful summer of great offerings.  The Hujatolla Heritage Festival is set for June 8th and 9th.  This year we are working closely with the Francisco Fort Museum and will hold the Festival on the Museum grounds.  And what a fine Festival it is shaping up to be two full days of great guests, artists, vendors and presenters all coming together for a memorable event.  Please mark it on your calendar.  If you are an out of town guest, you might want to consider making your lodging reservations now.  The La Veta-Cuchara Chamber of Commerce has a complete list of lodging hosts (https://lavetacucharachamber.com/visitor-info/where-to-stay/)


Shelley Morningsong and Fabian Fontanelle

There will be events occurring all day long on the museum grounds including a performance by Shelley Morningsong and Fabian Fontanelle.  Shelley and Fabian are multiple award-winning performers that charm local and international audiences with their electrifying performances.  Not only will they both days in the museum courtyard.  They will also be performing in a full concert at 7PM on Saturday evening (June 8th) at the La Veta Mercantile.  We will be offering more information about Shelley and Fabian soon, but if you can’t wait check out their website:  https://shelleymorningsongonline.com .  We are so fortunate they are coming to our community.  You are in for a treat.