“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.”
Our Annual IAIA Holiday Art Market grows every year with the support of artists and art-enthusiasts alike. The mix of students, alumni, and other artists have made this market truly unique with their original works.
High School seniors who are interested in art-related college majors will be able to shadow a current IAIA student for a two-day overnight program. Selected participants will be matched with an IAIA student.
The Alumni Council will hold elections in November for three open seats. The Alumni Council is the principal representative of IAIA alumni and the primary forum for the exchange of alumni sentiment. The Council consists of 7 members who serve two-year terms. The Council meets four times a year with Councilors attending either by conference call or in person.
We’re conducting a survey about the website—its functionality, ability to find pertinent information, and its ease of use, whether it be in its navigational components or how it performs and looks on mobile or desktops systems. Won’t you assist us by providing valuable feedback and submit an anonymous survey?
This fourth 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.
The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing program presents the 2019 Summer Readers Gathering—July 20–27, 2019. Readings will take place each night beginning at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus. All readings are free and open to the public.
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. IAIA currently serves over 629 students from various national and international communities.