Welcome to ARTsmart New Mexico

Teaching art, literacy, and life skills, ARTsmart empowers and transforms lives.



 Events & News


ARTsmart Summer Camps

June 1-August 14, 2015

Sign up for innovative one-week theme camps that inspire and empower students to make unique and expressive art. All camps take place in the ARTbarn Community Studio. Camp descriptions and online registration available here.

ARTcamp Summer Exhibition

Friday, August 21, 2015

Join us to show your support for ARTsmart artists! The annual summertime ARTsmart ARTcamp student exhibition at the ARTbarn Community Studio, 1516 Pacheco St., is on August 21, 2015, 4-6pm. We’ll be celebrating with some ice cream treats.


Moving into the Future: Celebrating 25 more Years!

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Our annual October fundraiser has been scheduled and we will be returning to Midtown Bistro, 901 W. San Mateo Road, for this festive dinner that starts at 6pm. Tickets are $110 per person and seating is limited.

To reserve your ticket please call (505) 992-2787 or email Sharon Peterson, speterson@artsmartnm.og. This event is graciously underwritten by Deborah J. Trouw, Certified Financial Planner, and Zia Trust, Inc. More details to come!




This was our first year running EAT, Edible Art Tour in the late Spring, thank you for your support. Photographs from the event here.


“I made it … this is my work!”


Take a moment to feel the positive identity, pride, and self-confidence
this statement reveals about 
an ARTsmart student
who proclaims it before an audience of peers and adults.

You can make a difference in the lives of the youth of Northern New Mexico!