“There is no other experience like being at a tribal art school—being amongst your peers, being taught by people who are from your heritage.”
“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.”
“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.”
I am pleased to share that IAIA will again partner with Santa Fe Community College (SFCC) to hold joint Open House events on September 21, from 10 am–2 pm at SFCC, and 1–5 pm at IAIA.
IAIA Alum Chad “Little Coyote” Yellowjohn has become known for his playful digital and hand-drawn depictions of Native peoples.
Sareya Taylor (White Mountain Apache Tribe and Navajo) and Kathleen Wall (Jemez Pueblo) ‘14 were honored in Girls, Inc. of Santa Fe’s publication, Inspirations: Celebrating Strong, Smart, and Bold New Mexican Women and Girls 2023.
The Indigenous Liberal Studies (ILS) Department at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) has been awarded a $650,000 grant over three years through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Higher Learning program.
On Tuesday, August 15, IAIA’s market events kicked off with the Lensic 360’s Santa Fe Plaza Concert Series and continued through the weekend.
For the Official Santa Fe Indian Market Artist Directory & Booth Guide, IAIA Communications Writer Neebinnaukzhik Southall (Chippewas of Rama First Nation) ’19 wrote “Portal to Indigenous Fashion.”