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“There is a strong need for Native voice within museum institutions—thanks to IAIA, I believe my voice and experience can make a difference.”

Samantha Tracy ’16

(Diné)

“I produce paintings as a result of timekeeping. If I am not being productive artistically, I am not leaving an imprint of my existence. I enjoy the arts process immensely and IAIA has helped further my work.”

Daniel McCoy Jr. ’16

(Muscogee Creek/Citizen Band of Potawatomi)

“IAIA has helped me explore artistic mediums that have changed the way I look at the world. Through constant guidance, and exploration, I will be leaving IAIA with newfound passions that will ultimately shape my future.”

Carmen Selam ’16

(Yakama/Comanche)

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“Piikani Lodge Near Rockiest” by Terran Kipp Last Gun ’16 (Piikani)

2016 IAIA Holiday Art Market

December 10, 9:00 am4:00 pm

The 2016 IAIA Holiday Art Market will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016, from 9 am–4 pm at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). The market will feature works of art by over 60 artists including: “Piikani Lodge Near Rockies” by Terran Kipp Last Gun ’16 (Piikani) Ron Martinez Looking Elk ’90 (Isleta Pueblo) Tania Larsson ’17 (Gwich'in) Clyde Tenorio ’64 (Kewa Pueblo) Stephen Wall (White Earth Chippewa) Terran Kipp Last Gun ’16 (Blackfeet)…

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The Art of Grant Writing (Day 6)

December 14, 2:00 pm5:00 pm

Instructor: Melissa E. Riley, PhD (Laguna Pueblo) The Art of Grant Writing course will teach about the grant writing process including how to construct a grant from start to finish. It will also focus on what grantors are looking for and how to find the right grant for a specific need. Participants will gain an overview of developing project summaries, goals and objectives, as well as developing a timeline and budget for a grant application. The Art of Grant Writing is part…

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IAIA 2017 Winter Readers Gathering—Febos, Stevens, and Ausubel

January 7, 2017, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents the Winter Readers Gathering on January 7 through January 14, 2017. Readings by noted authors will take place each night beginning at 6 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus. Participating in the readers gathering this year are noted authors Andre Dubus III, Ross Gay, Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/ Muskogee) and Syreeta McFadden, as well as MFA faculty writers…

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IAIA 2017 Winter Readers Gathering—McFadden, Frazier, and Gonzales

January 8, 2017, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents the Winter Readers Gathering on January 7 through January 14, 2017. Readings by noted authors will take place each night beginning at 6 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus. Participating in the readers gathering this year are noted authors Andre Dubus III, Ross Gay, Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/ Muskogee) and Syreeta McFadden, as well as MFA faculty writers…

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IAIA 2017 Winter Readers Gathering—Livingston, Bertino, and Prcic

January 9, 2017, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents the Winter Readers Gathering on January 7 through January 14, 2017. Readings by noted authors will take place each night beginning at 6 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus. Participating in the readers gathering this year are noted authors Andre Dubus III, Ross Gay, Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/ Muskogee) and Syreeta McFadden, as well as MFA faculty writers…

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IAIA 2017 Winter Readers Gathering—Washuta, Watkins, and White

January 10, 2017, 6:00 pm7:00 pm

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents the Winter Readers Gathering on January 7 through January 14, 2017. Readings by noted authors will take place each night beginning at 6 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus. Participating in the readers gathering this year are noted authors Andre Dubus III, Ross Gay, Sterlin Harjo (Seminole/ Muskogee) and Syreeta McFadden, as well as MFA faculty writers…

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2016 Fall Scholarship Awards Night

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) hosted its Fall 2016 Scholarship Awards Night on September 15, 2016. More than 130 scholarship recipients, family, donors, and invited guests attended a dinner catered by Bon Appetit to recognize 535...

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Vote on Higher Education Bond C

This November, voters throughout New Mexico will be asked to approve more than $131 million to 29 colleges and universities, including the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), by supporting General Obligation Bond C (GO Bond C). For many of our...

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