Welcome To The High Road!

Tour Sites And Trail Sites For 2020

The High Road Studio Tour

Art and Culture Information and Links

Conversations with Isabro Ortega.


The Española Valley, Part 2, Española

Photo: Anasazi Farmland, Jemez Mountains 1982, Paul LogsdonThis is the second part of a two part story. Here is a link to the first part: http://high-road-artist.com/17288/southwest-history/the-espanola-valley-part-1/Photo: Bob EkertAs written by Camilla Trujillo in, Images of America, Española, “…

The Española Valley, Part 1, Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo

Photo: Bob PeachI first thought about writing this post because I had to go down to the hospital in Española to get my first Covid test. I’m fine, I’m just having a procedure next week that requires I be checked first.So I thought I’d swing by Chimayó Rocks to take a few photos that I didn’t get the

Chimayó Rocks, Española, New Mexico

NOTE: Nearly all of the photos used in today’s post were pilfered from Chimayó Rock’s website and one, the moving out/packing photo, was shot for the “Albuquerque Journal” by Eddie Moore.Do you remember the story I told you earlier about Chimayo Rocks, the wonderful rock shop I discovered in Español

Saying it Out Loud

I want to tell you a story about love and family and belonging. I didn’t fit in mine, my family. Like so many of us who were born skewed, a bit off, I was alien to them. I was born an artist and I think, by nature, most artists are different. We seem to be wired for the lives we must live in order t


Here we all are, still in this unreal pandemic situation.I am so much luckier than most, living up here on this mountain in New Mexico. And I’ve wished there was something I could do for those of you who aren’t as fortunate.So, once again, I’ve turned to Anne Lamott. She says, “In the aftermath of l

Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Truchas Rio Arriba County NM

Saint Anthony Church
185 Co Rd 80, Cordova, NM

Capilla De Santo Domingo Church
1063 NM-503 Santa Fe

El Santuario De Chimayó
15 Santuario Dr Chimayo

Nancy Davis
14078 NM-75 Peñasco

Butterfly Studio
9 Private Drive 1304, Truchas, NM

Alonso Mendez
186 El Valle Rd Chamisal

Oviedo Carvings & Bronze
961 NM-76 Chimayo