“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.”
Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Topaz Jones (Shoshone, Kalapuya, Molalla, Lummi) and Margarita Paz-Pedro (Laguna Pueblo, Mexican American) for free dinner followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces.
Visit with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Topaz Jones (Shoshone, Kalapuya, Molalla, Lummi) and Margarita Paz-Pedro (Laguna Pueblo, Mexican American) on the IAIA campus for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.
Way of Sorrows, a new installation by Charlene Teters (Spokane), addresses current issues such as forced migrations and the US-Mexico border crises, while asking questions about responsibility and identifying new myths.
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 4:30–7 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.
The 2020 Winter IAIA MFAC Winter Reading Series brings together a diverse range of voices working in the literary arts. The 2020 Winter Reading Series happens January 4–11, 2020. Readings will take place each night beginning at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium. All readings are free and open to the public.