|MAThilda enjoyed a visit from Janet Stanley (left) who came all the way from Washington State. Thanks, Janet!|
What is Art*o*mat®?
What is Art*o*mat®? Created by Clark Whittington in 1997, Art*o*mat® machines are retired cigarette machines that have been converted to VEND ART! For only $5 you can collect paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, glass, mixed media and more -all the size of a pack of cigarettes. There are over 100 active machines in various locations throughout the country. Victoria Brown (that's me), and El Centro de Santa Fe are proud to host the first machine in New Mexico which debuted in February 2013. There are machines in the Range Cafes in Bernalillo and Albuquerque, at Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, the Inn of the Governors in Santa Fe, Caffe Greco on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, and the Balloon Museum in Albuquerque (8 machines total in northern NM). @ARToMatNM on Facebook/Instagram