Taos Artist
Organization

Taos, New Mexico, USA

About us

Taos Artist Organization is here in the community to create a forum for visual artists and the greater community to inspire one another. A powerful art community organization is created when we all focus on moving the energy together and include private sponsorships, professional assistance and many volunteer services. If TAO fits into your vision, please join us. Our intention is that this organization will attract local, national and worldwide attention and reveal the Taos area as the strong “artists’ colony” that our world-wide visitors expect to find here.

Recent Artist Endeavors:

Many Thanks from all of us in TAO!

  • Our tenth year!
  • Over 40 Labor Day weekend studio tours with visitors from 8-states and 2-international and the best sales totals, ever
  • Taos Town Hall Show
  • Paint out at the Farmer's Market
  • Shows featured at People's Bank & Sagebrush Inn
  • Annual participation in Sober Slam
  • Love Your Library
  • Masquerade Ball
  • Participation in Regeneration Festival 2015 & 2016 and 1,000 Years of Art
  • Mobile Art Gallery with 555Taos and Hallowe'en on the Plaza
  • Number of new members
  • More studio tour participants & tour sales...an 18% increase over 2015
  • First ever grant from NM Arts
  • Regeneration Festival, and Love Your Library
  • More youth programs in 2017

Become a Member

Yearly Membership Fee $50



Open Studio Tour Fee $150




You may also mail your membership fee or donation to:
TAO
PO Box 1294
Taos, NM 87571

Board of Directors

Miriam Foranda:

President
Melanie Redmond:

Vice President
Joel Larson,

Secretary
Eugene Van Natta:

Treasurer

Monthly 
Meetings

Meetings are held the Second Wednesday of each month from 6:00 to 7:00pm at SOMOS - 108 Civic Plaza Drive

Our Sponsors

Trading Post Café

Open Studio Tour

"The Best Studio Tour in New Mexico!"

Pat Reynoso, Art Patron

The Taos Open Studio Tour is the premier event in Taos, NM every year. Pulling together over 30 artist who open their studio to the public. See behind the scenes of the creative process as artist answer questions and sell their creations right out of the places they produce it. 

2019

Open Studio Map

2019 

Open Studio
Artist List

Studio Tour Committee

  • Peggy Griffey
  • Mari Hawkes
  • Scott Messick
  • Krysteen Waszak





Participating Artists 2019

1

Karen Michno

Oil Painting
847 State Hwy 570, Taos
918-440-7236 


2

Olivia (Live) Johnson

Acrylic Painting
12 Vista del Ocaso Rd.,
Ranchos de Taos
575-758-7027


3

Anita Rodriguez

Acrylic Painting
61 Vista Linda Rd., Ranchos de Taos
575-770-3751 


4

Jeanine Borree

Oil on Canvas/Wood
95 W Romero,
Ranchos de Taos
425-345-6769


5

NM Visions, Kathryn A. Hayden 

Fine Art Photography
8 Mule Deer Rd.,
 Taos
575-779-3828  


6

Gayle Weisfield 

Watercolor
4167 State Rd 68, Ranchos de Taos
541-645-0323  


7

Margaret Tange 

Acrylic Painting, Sculpture
34 Ortiz Rd.,
Ranchos de Taos
575-758-1652


8

Bob Cooley 

Oil Painting, Watercolor
128 Dona Ana #207,
Taos
575-758-2161 


9

Alex Chavez

Oil Painting, 176 Maestas Rd,
Ranchos de Taos
575-758-2161


10

Lynn FitzGerald

Lynco Design Pottery
8 Nickell Rd.,
Ranchos de Taos
575-758-1850 


11

Studio Z

Oil Painting
1210 Salazar Rd. Unit 3 #1,
Taos
575-779-2671
918-724-2295 


12

Nicki Marx

Natural Materials, Feathers
204 Paseo del Canon on Gusdorf,
Taos
575-779-7097


13

Maureen Tibbs

Acrylic, Oil Painting
1431 Weimer Rd,
Taos
 575-751-1309  


14

Juniper Quilts

Quilt Artist
1105 Juniper Rd.,
Taos
817-253-2353  


15

Mari ‘Mud’ Hawkes

ottery, Raku
& Garden Art
1023 Juniper Rd.,
Taos
575.779.7866 


16

Lydia Johnston

Oil Painting
1023 Juniper Rd.,
Taos
575-776-7989


17

Adorn Your Life 2

Adorn Your Life 2 Mosaic, Jewelry, Photography
500 Cruz Alta Rd, Casita #2, Taos
505-264-9022


18

Aventura by Lynn Wilkinson

Art-to-WeAr
411 Orchard Ln,
Taos
575-779-2261  


19

Inger Jirby

Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor
207 Ledoux St.,
Taos
575-758-7333  


20

Ron Larimore

Oil Painting
135 N. Plaza, Taos Plaza, Taos
575-770-4462


21

Roger Martinez Art

Acrylic, Oil Painting
404 Solomon Ln,
Taos 575-776-7990


22

Krysteen Waszak

Plein Air Oil Painting
818L Paseo del Pueblo Norte,
Taos
505-250-0455


23

Carol Doughty

Watercolor
510 Upper Ranchitos Rd.,
Taos
575-224-3166 


24

Marsha Fawns

Sculptures in Clay, Stone, Yarn
510 Upper Ranchitos Rd.,
Taos
575-758-1887


25

Cowboy Printer

Oil, Sculpture, Letterpress
825 Upper Ranchitos Rd,
Taos
 575-779-6840 


26

Melanie Redmond

Mixed Media
825 Upper Ranchitos Rd,
Taos
575-720-6684


27

Sarah Bush

Mixed Media
748 Ranchitos Rd,
Taos
201-563-4317  


28

Diana Smith

Watercolor, Oil, Pastel
10 Cerro Ventosa Rd., Taos
575-224-0062


29

C. S. Talley Fine Art

Oil Painting
28 Senda Alegre,
El Prado
575-770-6973 


30

Mark Asmus

Oil Painting
36 Eototo,
El Prado
575-758-7171


31

Steinlicht Ceramics

Ceramics
22 La Ceja,
Valdez
575-770-5027  


32

Patricia Keeler

Oils, Pastel, Handpainted Silk
140 Coyote Moon Rd., Tres Piedras
303-304-0730 


"I Had a
Great Time!"

I had a great Labor Day weekend  visiting all the creative artist and visiting their studios. Seeing first hand how they create their work and making new friends. Now I have a direct line to my favorite art. Highly Recommend the Taos Open Studio Tour.

We love you TAO!! xoxo

Anna Olson, Art Patron

Feather Art by Nicki Marx, ​

www.nickimarx.com


PO Box 1294 Taos, NM, 87571

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