Della Vigil Gonzales

Manager, Office of the Vice President for Science

Della has worked at the Santa Fe Institute since 1988. She works closely with the Vice President for Science, foreign and domestic Nobel Laureates, Fellows, and Jr. and Sr. Scientists providing administrative, technical, research and grant support. She also assists in organizing visits, workshops and working groups, seminars and colloquia.

1399 Hyde Park Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Tel.: (505) 946-3642
Fax: (505) 982-0565

Della was born and raised in Truchas, NM, and moved to Santa Fe, NM, in 1985. She was accepted to participate in the Summer and Winter Traditional Spanish Markets sponsored by the Spanish Colonial Arts Society in 2008. Her award-winning Art has been on exhibit at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santuario de Chimayo Gift Shop, Gerald Peters Gallery, Collected Works Bookstore, The Shops at Sanbusco, The Cathedral Church of St. John, the Design Studio in the Albuquerque Plaza Hyatt Regency Hotel, and published in a variety of media.

Lujan, Tomas. "Della Vigil's Straw Applique wins 2014 Spanish Market Honors." Santa Fe Institute Update, p. 3. Santa Fe, NM, September/October 2014.
Pacheco, Helen. "Living History & Traditions," 63rd Annual Traditional Spanish Market. Santa Fe Community College, Community Television. June 26, 2014. (with Gabriela Romero)
Pacheco, Helen. "Living History & Traditions," 25th Annual Traditional Winter Spanish Market. Santa Fe Community College, Community Television. November 21, 2013. (with Mel Rivera)
Borrego, Linda. "Issues and Answers: 25th Annual Traditional Winter Spanish Market." KSWV, 810 AM. November 20, 2013.
DeWalt, Rob. "Wrapped in Tradition." New Mexico Magazine, pp. 21-24. November 2013.
Stanzione, Nikki. New Mexico Style KASA Fox 2. February 16, 2012.
Trujillo, Ana Maria. "Applique Therapy." The New Mexican, January 25, 2011.
Olmstead, Donna. "Winter Spanish Market Explores Artistic Boundaries: Participants Can Depart from Tradition." Winter Guide, Albuquerque Journal, p. 36. November 14, 2010.
Roberts, Kathaleen. "Market Niche: Applique 'Weavings' a Unique Addition to Spanish Market." Venue, Santa Fe / North, Albuquerque Journal, July 23, 2010.
Ortega, Art. "Weekend Edition: 59th Annual Traditional Spanish Market." Citadel Radio interview, KKOB, 770 FM. July 17-18, 2010.
Miller, Rachel. "Della Ulibarri: Weaving Sunshine." Santa Fe Institute 2009 Annual Report, p. 16. Santa Fe, NM, April 2010.
German, John. "Della Ulibarri Among 2008 Spanish Market Artisans." Santa Fe Institute Update, p. 4. Santa Fe, NM, September 2008.
June, Ana. "Painstaking Alchemy: Centuries-Old Tradition Lives on Through Local Artist." New Mexico Free Press, July 23, 2008.
Last modified: October 20, 2016 D. Vigil