27 March HRA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

Approved Board Actions High Road Artisans Inc,946 State Rd 76Chimayo NM 87522 888-866-3643 info@highroadnewmexico.co March 27, 2021 Meeting Minutes of the High Road Artisans Board of Directors Via ZOOM Virtual Mtg started at 2:10 pm. Present were Lisa Trujillo-President, Robbie Puskarich, Vice President, Chuck Jones Treasurer, and Irvin Trujillo-Secretary. Suzanne Birrell, Nick Beason, Clodie Francoise.… Continue reading 27 March HRA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes



ORIGIN OF THE “HIGH ROAD TO TAOS” BY PATRICIA TRUJILLO-OVIEDO Penasco History The area of New Mexico north of Santa Fe where the High Road to Taos is located, has been inhabited by Native Indian Pueblos for centuries prior to the first Spanish settlement in 1598.  Pueblos like Tesuque, Pojoaque, Nambe, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara,… Continue reading ORIGIN OF THE “HIGH ROAD TO TAOS”

Travel Information


While visiting the High Road during the tour or throughout the year, it is helpful to have information about the land, culture, events, and accommodations. Here is a compilation of the information we have collected, hope it helps! Websites High Road to Taos—excellent site from sangres.com High Road to Taos—from the Red River visitor’s information… Continue reading Travel Information

The Villages of the High Road


Chimayó & Cundiyó Built between 1811 and 1814, the Santuario de Chimayó is beloved by people of all faiths. During Easter week, tens of thousands of pilgrims come from all over the United States and Mexico in search of healing and miracles. Notice the original reredosor paintings of saints on wooden slabs propped against the walls.… Continue reading The Villages of the High Road

Who we are….


MISSION STATEMENT, High Road ArtisansThe mission of High Road Artisans is to enhance the economic viability of the artists and artisans of the rural communities along the High Road to Taos in Northern New Mexico.  We work to provide visibility to the long cherished artistic traditions and artworks of High Road residents through educational and… Continue reading Who we are….

Charlee Newman Fine Art


Charlee Newman Fine Art Announcing the opening of “Charlee Newman Fine Art Gallery” in Ojo Sarco at 2296 State Road 76. Turn by the sign for Charlee Newman Landscapes following the lane for 200 yards through cottonwood trees along the acequia to the gallery. Oil painting and pastels of atmospheric landscapes are featured. The gallery is open… Continue reading Charlee Newman Fine Art

A Taste of NM: Watercolors in the Northern Mountains


The following article was originally written for and published in the newsletter of the Northwest Watercolor Society (April/May, 2015, pp. 19-21) by High Road Artisan Board member, Donna Caulton. It is reprinted here with permission of the Watercolor Society. By Donna J Caulton, NWWS Signature Member New Mexico seems to draw artists who, once they… Continue reading A Taste of NM: Watercolors in the Northern Mountains