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“My time here at IAIA has helped me realize that art, in its varied forms, is the most important thing in my life.”

William R. Thoms

(Confederated Tribes of Chehalis Reservation)

“IAIA has helped me open doors to my creative and artistic abilities without boundaries. After I graduate, I want to give back to my community by sharing the knowledge I had gained from IAIA.”

Kristin Kaye

(Diné)

“The courses offered through IAIA and the Studio Arts department have expanded my advancement as a professional artist.”

Amanda Beardsley

(Hopi, Laguna Pueblo, and Choctaw)

Upcoming Events

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2016 Art Rush Exhibition

September 8September 28

Paintings created from the August 24, 2016, Art Rush event will be curated into an exhibition developed by Museum Studies Art and Exhibit Prep students. About Art Rush Get your creative ideas ready! Art Rush is an annual Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) community event hosted in the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery. IAIA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and their families, are invited to join in on Art Rush to create a work of art that will be displayed during…

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2016 Art Rush Exhibition—Opening

September 8, 4:30 pm7:00 pm

Paintings created from the August 24, 2016, Art Rush event will be curated into an exhibition developed by Museum Studies Art and Exhibit Prep students. About Art Rush Get your creative ideas ready! Art Rush is an annual Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) community event hosted in the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery. IAIA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and their families, are invited to join in on Art Rush to create a work of art that will be displayed during…

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IAIA Alumni at 2016 SWAIA Indian Market

If you are attending this year’s SWAIA Indian Market in the Santa Fe plaza, then please see this list of 126 IAIA Alumni and booth numbers. Visit IAIA Alumni at their booths, make a photograph or two of them and their art, and tweet about it on Twitter...

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Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

American Indian College Fund (AICF) in Partnership with the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) The mission of the American Indian College Fund (AICF) transforms Indian higher education by funding and creating awareness of the unique,...

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