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Be Counted

Axle's Be Counted is an initiative using art and design to increase census participation and voter turnout in New Mexico and adjacent communities.​

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We are grateful for the artists who have contributed to this project, using their visual skills and creativity to generously contribute to addressing an important issue.  Follow the links below to learn more and see more of each artist's work.

Tigre Bailando --

Vanessa Bowen/Bowen Creatibe --

Heidi Brandow --

Susanna Carlisle and Bruce Hamilton --

Susan Case --

Matthew Chase-Daniel --

Peggy Diggs --

Luke Dorman --

Ed Epping --

Shaun Gilmore --

Cynthia Hartling --

Deeda Hull --

April Jouse --

Shirley Klinghoffer --

Terran Last Gun --

Israel Haros Lopez --

Ati Maier --

Nina Mastrangelo --

Danny Russ McBride --

Kathleen McCloud --

Michael Motley --

Joel Nakamura --

Michael Namingha --

Eliza Naranjo Morse --

Yuki Murata --

Chrissie Orr --

Gail Rieke --

Janet Russek --

Suzanne Sbarge -- represented by Turner Carroll Gallery

David Scheinbaum --

David Sloan --

Mary Sloane --

Christa Stephens --

Michael Sumner --

Janet Stein Romero --

Laurel Taylor --​

Linda Mae Tratechaud --

Judy Tuwaletstiwa --​

Andrea Vargas --

Janice Wall --

Erika Wanenmacher --

Jerry Wellman --

Debby Young --

Bette Yozell --

You can donate to support the Be Counted initiative.

Money raised will increase our ability to print and place more signs and to boost the online visibility of the images and the initiative on social media.  Axle Projects, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible. 

Contact us to see how you can extend the reach of this initiative in your community:

Portions of the yard sign printing are generously donated to this project by A Good Sign in Albuquerque and Allegra in Santa Fe.

The Friends of Axle's Be Counted Initiative support this project by sharing their resources with us:

CCA-Santa Fe



IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

SITE Santa Fe

City of Santa Fe Arts & Culture

Santa Fe Reporter

Railyard Art Project

Santa Fe Art Institute

Simply Social Media

Thanks also to these to organizations that are helping to spread this project in their communities: Vital Spaces, School for Advanced Research, Paseo-Taos, New Mexico School for the Arts, Santa Fe Arts & Culture, Upaya Zen Center, TOKo Santa Fe, Santa Fe Book Arts Group, Southwest Contemporary.



visit the Axle Contemporary website here.

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