Canyon Road and the Santa Fe Art Colony

by Michael Ettema



About the Author

Michael Ettema is gallery director of the Medicine Man Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. He is the former director of the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenberg, AZ.  Mr. Ettema wrote several of the articles in the Canyon Road Arts guidebook.


Resource Library editor's note:

Editor's note: The above text is excerpted from pages 54-58 of Canyon Road Arts, Volume 1, 2005, published by Medicine Man Gallery, Inc. The text was reprinted, without illustrations, in Resource Library on October 31, 2005 with the permission of Dr. Mark Sublette. Dr. Sublette is the owner of Medicine Man Gallery in Tucson, AZ and Santa Fe, NM. If you have questions or comments regarding the text, or wish to obtain a copy of Canyon Road Arts, please contact Medicine Man Gallery directly through either this phone number or web address:

(right: front cover of Canyon Road Arts, Volume 1, 2005, published by Medicine Man Gallery, Inc.)

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On October 6 - 13, 2006 Barbara Hazeltine photographed scenes in Santa Fe and Chimayo, NM to illustrate the above article:


(above: Gerald Cassidy home at 550 Canyon Road, photo © 2006 by Barbara Hazeltine)


(above: Spanish-Pueblo revival or "Santa Fe Style" architecture on Canyon Road, photo © 2006 by Barbara Hazeltine)


(above: Historic Sena Plaza on Palace Avenue, photo © 2006 by Barbara Hazeltine)


(above: Along Camino del Monte Sol, photo © 2006 by Barbara Hazeltine)


(above: Sanctuario de Chimayo, photo © 2006 by Barbara Hazeltine)


(above: Olive Rush home at 630 Canyon Road, photo © 2006 by Barbara Hazeltine)


Resource Library wishes to thank John Schiff of Nedra Matteucci Galleries for information concerning these scenes.


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