2000 Recipient, Fulbright Hayes Scholarship (Studied Ambient Air Quality and Ecology throughout Brazil)
1996 M.A. in Education from University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1973 B.S. in Agronomy from New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Museum Exhibitions

2005-2009 Arizona State University Art Museum. Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection.(Juried). This group show traveled to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Palo Alto Art Center, James A Michener Art Museum, Bellevue Arts Museum and New Mexico Museum of Art.
2007 Ohio Craft Museum . Interwoven: Contemporary Baskets exhibition. Columbus, Ohio.(Juried)
1999-2003 Museum of New Mexico, Fiber Arts Festival of Traditional Cultures of the Southwest. Santa Fe, NM. First, second and third place in Contemporary Mixed Media Basketry. (Juried) All 5 years placed First in Contemporary Mixed Media Basketry.

Juried Exhibitions

2010 Fiber: TwentyTen, The Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri.
2009 Bound Together, Lux Center for the Arts, Lincoln, Nebraska.
2009 Web and Flow, Textile Center for Fiber Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
2008 Permanent Art Collection, Santa Fe Arts Commission, Santa Fe Civic Center,
Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2008 Beyond Basketry 2008 , The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio
2006 Basketry: Northwest Connections, Tacoma Community College,
Tacoma, Washington.


Basketry International, National Basketry Organization Juried Exhibition, The Dairy barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio.


Representing The West,Sangre De Cristo Arts & Conference Center,

2005 Window on Art, Wells Fargo Bank, Main Bank, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2005 All Things Considered III, National Basketry Organization Juried and Invitational Exhibition, North Tahoe Arts Gallery, Lake Tahoe, California.
2003 Baskets Now: 2003 Show, National Basketry Organization Juried and Invitational Exhibition, Paducah, Kentucky.

Gallery Shows

2011 The Vessel Redefined/ Contemporary Basketwork, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge,MA.
2010 World Equestrian Games,Crossgate Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky.
2009 The Edge/ Weave The Line, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
2009 Web and Flow , Textile Center, a national center for fiber art, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
2009 Masters of Contemporary Basketry, Fountainhead Gallery, Seattle, WA.
2008 Xtreme Baskets , Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2008 Sixth International FiberBiennial, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2007 SOFA Chicago , Fourteenth Annual International Exposition of SculptureObjects & Functional Art. Represented by Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2007 Baskets as Architecture , Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
2007 Baskets: No Boundaries , Group Show, Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe,
New Mexico.
2006 SOFA Chicago, Thirteenth Annual Interantional Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art.  Represented by Snyderman/Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Baskets: Beyond Structure, Group Show, Jane Sauer Thirteen Moons Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.


Santa Fean Magazine,"HorseTales, weaving stories in horsehair",February,March 2019, Click Pages to read 44-45.

NBO(National Basketry Orginization} magazine, Featured artical, "Jane Chavez".Summer 2010,

SouthwestArt magazine, Art Values (Four fine art crafts works to add to your collection), December 2008, p.58 & 59.

American Cowboy magazine, Round Up section, “Weaving a Work of Art”, Oct/ Nov. 2008, p. 25.

Western Art Collector magazine, “Equine Beauty”, August 2008, p. 50.

Sidelines , “Equestrian Art Issue – Jane Chavez”, October 2007, p. 75.

The Equestrian News, “The Horse in Art – Jane Chavez”, June/July 2006, issue 18, p. 21.

Fiberarts, The Magazine of Textiles, Previews – “Beads and Baskets at the Dairy Barn”,Fiberarts, The Magazine of Textiles, summer 2006, p. 16.

Cowboys & Indians Magazine , Arts Calendar (color photograph of horsehair basket, April 2006, p. 83.

The New Mexican Newspaper’s Weekly Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture, “Classical inspiration, Contemporary perspiration” Sept.23-29, 2005.

The Pueblo Chieftain, “Open range”, Sept. 20, 2005

Community Calendar, St. John’s College (photograph of horsehair basket on cover), September 2005.

The New Mexican Newspaper’s Weekly Magazine of Arts, Entertainment & Culture, “Ongoing at the Galleries” (color photograph of horsehair basket), July 22-28, 2005.

Artist Career Training (Professional Development for Artists), ArtWorld Expert TeleClass “Artist Profile: Jane Chavez”, April 6, 2004.

Fiberarts, The Magazine of Textiles,“Copyrights, Trademarks, and Workshop Ethics – An Artist’s Mark: A Long Horse Tale,”January/February, 2004, p. 34.

The Crafts Report,“One Artist’s Steps to Trademarking Her Work,”November 2003, p. 16-17.


2009 Presentation at Bellevue Arts Museum, Seattle, Washington.
2003 A trademark design was received on her unique basket design from United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Current Gallery

Sage Creek Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.