Museum of New Mexico Press


Carmella Padilla

Bio: Carmella Padilla is an award-winning journalist and author of numerous books including El Rancho de los Golondrinas: Living History in New Mexico's La Cienega Valley; Low n slow: Low Riding in New Mexico (both published by Museum of New Mexico Press); Conexiones: Connections in Spanish Colonial Art; and Eliseo Rodriguez: El Sexto Pintor (both distributed by Museum of New Mexico Press). Her articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, the Albuquerque Tribune; the Albuquerque Journal, the Dallas Morning News and other important publications. In addition to her writing skills, Ms. Padilla is also an accomplished public relations/marketing specialist.

The Chile Chronicles

Tales of a New Mexico Harvest



Connections in Spanish Colonial Art


El Rancho de Las Golondrinas

Living History in New Mexico's La Cienega Valley


Low 'n Slow

Lowriding in New Mexico