“IAIA is a community of artists and activists that understand the complexity of Indigenous knowledge systems and has helped me find my voice in that conversation.”
(Chickaloon Village/Pyramid Lake)
“It was the hands-on classes, supportive staff, internships, and gallery preparation experiences that were most beneficial to me. After I graduate, I plan to use my knowledge and experience within my community and career.”
“IAIA gave me the tools to further expand my artistry and talents and I give praise and appreciation to the Institute for all it has offered to me.”
The Balzer Gallery is proud to host the annual IAIA Art Competition, a precursor to the 2020 American Indian Higher Education Consortium’s (AIHEC) annual conference, which includes a very competitive art competition
We invite New Mexico high school students interested in pursuing art-related programs to visit and learn about the opportunities IAIA provides in the areas of art, film, creative writing, performing arts, museum studies, and Indigenous studies.
We’re conducting a survey about MusicFest—from the time of year the event is held, the performances, and how the community feels about continuing MusicFest. Won’t you assist us by providing valuable feedback and submit an anonymous survey?
Join us on Thursday, February 13, from 4–7 pm for the MoCNA’s Spring 2020 Exhibitions opening and reception. Exhibitions include G. Peter Jemison: Iroquois Creation Story, Indigenous Futurisms: Transcending Past/Present/Future, and Charlene Teters: Way of Sorrows.
This fifth issue of the IAIA MFA Quarterly, to be published four times a year, highlights the publications and writing-related news from our MFA community. Read more to find out how the IAIA MFA students and alumni are transforming the literary landscape.
IAIA was established in 1962 as a high school with an innovated approach to arts education. In 1984, IAIA gained accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and North Central Association of College of Art and Design (NASAD) to offer college degrees.