360 Xochi Quetzal

Administrative Staff

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Bethany Anne Putnam, Owner and Director

A lifelong photographer, Bethany began managing artists and musicians in 2006 in Asheville, NC and also on Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Since then she has lived in Santa Fe, NM (regularly ranked in the Top10 for artist communities in the world) and moved to Ajijic in 2018. While living at Lakeside she has kept busy managing a world-class art installation, founding Lakeside Shutterbugs (a photography group) and being elected President of the Ajijic Society of the Arts. She is thrilled to be taking on this new role as Director of the 360 Xochi Quetzal Artist and Writers Residency. 

CLICK HERE to read a full bio for Bethany. Email her directly at hello@360xochiquetzal.com 

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Deborah ‘Cobra’ Kruger, Founder

Deborah Kruger founded 360 Xochi Quetzal in 2012 and ran the program until 2023. She is an internationally exhibiting artist. Her environmental artwork addresses concerns about the endangered birds and loss of indigenous languages. Learn more about her work on  YouTube (and subscribe!)  and on her artist website.

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