Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Happenings

The IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Program hosts artists for variable-length residencies taking place on the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the Academic year. During the artist residencies, we host open studio visits, free dinners, and workshops.

Upcoming Happenings

List of Events

IAIA A-i-R: Neel, Jones, and Vigil—Open Studios

Wed, October 23, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Visit with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw), Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk), and Cougar Vigil (Jicarilla Apache) on the IAIA campus for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

Past Happenings

List of Events

IAIA A-i-R: Jones and Vigil on KSFR

Tue, October 15, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk) and Cougar Vigil (Jicarilla Apache) in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Neel, Jones, and Vigil—Dinner and Studio Tours

Thu, October 10, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw), Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk), and Cougar Vigil (Jicarilla Apache) for free dinner followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Neel on KSFR

Tue, October 1, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artist Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw) in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Neel and Webster—Dinner and Studio Tours

Thu, September 26, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw) and Jodi Webster (Ho-Chunk Nation) for free dinner followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Garza, Neel, and Webster—Open Studios

Thu, September 12, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Visit with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists River Tikwi Garza (Tongva), Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw), and Jodi Webster (Ho-Chunk Nation) on the IAIA campus for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Garza and Webster on KSFR

Tue, September 10, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists River Tikwi Garza (Tongva) and Jodi Webster (Ho-Chunk Nation) in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Garza, Neel, and Webster—Dinner and Studio Tours

Thu, September 5, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists River Tikwi Garza (Tongva), Edwin Neel (Kwakwaka’wakw), and Jodi Webster (Ho-Chunk Nation) for free dinner followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Craig, Brigman, and Worl—Open Studios

Thu, April 25, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Jordan Ann Craig, Rico Lanáat’ Worl, and Shawn Brigman in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Worl and Brigman on KSFR

Tue, April 16, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Rico Lanáat’ Worl and Shawn Brigman in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Youngbird, Craig, and Worl—Open Studios

Wed, April 10, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Laura Youngbird, Jordan Ann Craig, and Rico Lanáat’ Worl in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Youngbird and Craig on KSFR

Tue, April 2, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Laura Youngbird and Jordan Ann Craig in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Youngbird, Craig, and Worl—Dinner and Studio Tours

Tue, March 26, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Laura Youngbird, Jordan Ann Craig, and Rico Lanáat’ Worl for free dinner in the Balzer Gallery in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Gray and Sonoquie—Open Studios

Wed, March 13, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Darren Vigil Gray, and Monique Sonoquie in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Gray, Sonoquie, and Davids—Dinner and Studio Tours

Wed, February 27, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Darren Vigil Gray, Monique Sonoquie, and Brent Michael Davids for free dinner in the Balzer Gallery in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Gray, Davids, and Sonoquie on KSFR

Tue, February 19, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Darren Vigil Gray, Brent Michael Davids, and Monique Sonoquie in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Romero, Sonoquie, Gendron, Davids, and Romero—Open Studios

Wed, February 13, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Visit with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Cara Romero, Diego Romero, Monique Sonoquie, Brent Michael Davids, and Ric Gendron in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces.

IAIA A-i-R: Romero, Gendron, and Romero on KSFR

Tue, January 29, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Cara Romero, Diego Romero, and Ric Gendron in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Romero, Sonoquie, Gendron, and Romero—Dinner and Studio Tours

Tue, January 22, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Cara RomeroMonique Sol Sonoquie, Ric Gendron, and Diego Romero for free dinner in the Balzer Gallery in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Sainz, Wall, Naataanii, Johnson—Open Studios

Wed, December 5, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Last chance this year to visit with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Melanie Sainz, Adrian Wall, TahNibaa Naataanii, and Kenneth Johnson in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces. Free and open to the public.

IAIA A-i-R: Sainz, Wall, Naataanii, Johnson—Open Studios

Thu, November 15, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Melanie Sainz, Adrian Wall, TahNibaa Naataanii, and Kenneth Johnson in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00 pm–7:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces. Free and open to the public.

IAIA A-i-R: Wall, Naataanii, Johnson, Redeye, and Little—Open Studios

Wed, October 31, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Adrian Wall, TahNibaa Naataanii, Luanne Redeye, Kenneth Johnson, and Monty Little in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces. Free and open to the public.

IAIA A-i-R: Marcus, Dorame, Little, and Redeye—Open Studios

Wed, October 17, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Robert “Spooner” Marcus, Katie Dorame, Monty Little, and Luanne Redeye in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 3:00 pm–5:00 pm for tours of the artists’ studio spaces. Free and open to the public.

IAIA A-i-R: Dorame and Little on KSFR

Tue, October 9, 2018, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Katie Dorame and Monty Little in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Marcus, Dorame, Little, and Redeye—Dinner and Open Studios

Thu, October 4, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Robert “Spooner” Marcus, Katie Dorame, Monty Little, and Luanne Redeye for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm. Free and open to the public.

Lillian Pitt, image courtesy the artist

IAIA A-i-R: Lillian Pitt—Brown Bag It at MoCNA

Wed, September 26, 2018, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Bring your lunch and join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artist Lillian Pitt (Warm Springs Wasco/Yakama) as she discusses her art practice. Pitt is known internationally for her masks of clay, bronze, and cast glass, along with her sculpture, jewelry, and prints—which honor her ancestors from the Columbia River Gorge.

IAIA A-i-R: Bobby Wilson Mural and Pop-Up Celebration

Sun, September 23, 2018, 3:00 pm4:00 pm

IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Bobby Wilson (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota) is nearing completion of the mural on the East side of the Academic Building. We think it will be done Sunday afternoon and we’ll have a pop-up celebration with free “travel food,” in keeping with the mural’s theme.

IAIA A-i-R: Marcus, Wilson, Redeye, Thompson, and Pitt—Open Studio

Wed, September 19, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Robert “Spooner” Marcus (Ohkay Owingeh), Luanne Redeye (Seneca), Catherine “Maggie” Thompson (Fond du Lac Ojibwe), Bobby Wilson (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota), and Lillian Pitt (Wasco/Warm Springs/Yakama) for open studios.

IAIA A-i-R: Bobby Wilson, Catherine Thompson, and Luanne Redeye on KSFR

Tue, September 11, 2018, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Bobby Wilson, Catherine Thompson, and Luanne Redeye in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Robert Marcus, Bobby Wilson, Catherine Thompson, and Luanne Redeye—Dinner and Studio Tours

Tue, September 4, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Robert Marcus, Bobby Wilson, Catherine Thompson, and Luanne Redeye for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Janet Rogers and Robert Marcus on KSFR

Tue, August 28, 2018, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janet Rogers and Robert Marcus in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Janet Rogers and Robert Marcus—Dinner and Studio Tours

Tue, August 21, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janet Rogers and Robert Marcus for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Janet Rogers—Book Launch and Reading

Fri, July 27, 2018, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

MoCNA will host a book launch and public reading of the spring edition of Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought. IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artist Janet Rogers (Mohawk/Tuscarora) is the guest editor of the Yellow Medicine Review and she will do a public reading.

IAIA A-i-R: Janet Rogers on “Through Our Eyes” KSFR Radio Show

Tue, July 17, 2018, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artist Janet Rogers and Mara Bouvier (General Manager of Sunrise Springs Spa Resort) in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Meghann O’Brien, and Ian Kuali’i—Dinner and Studio Tours

Thu, April 26, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join the IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Ian Ian Kuali’i, Meghann O’Brien, and Monte Yellow Bird, Sr. for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Marwin Begaye, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Ian Kuali’i, Meghann O’Brien, and Wayne Nez Gaussoin—Dinner and Studio Tours

Thu, April 12, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Marwin Begaye, Ian Kuali’i, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Meghann O’Brien, and Wayne Nez Gaussoin for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’ studio spaces from 5:45-7:00 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Marwin Begaye, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., and Ian Kuali’i—Brown Bag It at MoCNA

Wed, April 11, 2018, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Bring your lunch and join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Marwin Begaye (Navajo), Monte Yellow Bird Sr, (Arikara and Hidatsa, Three Affiliated Tribes, North Dakota) and Ian Kuali’i (Native Hawaiian/Apache) as they discuss their artistic practice.

IAIA A-i-R: Marwin Begaye, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Ian Kuali’i, Meghann O’Brien, and Wayne Nez Gaussoin—Open Studios

Wed, April 4, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Drop-in to visit IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Marwin Begaye, Ian Kuali’i, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Meghann O’Brien, and Wayne Nez Gaussoin in their studios. Learn about their processes, techniques, tools, ideas, and cultural influences.

IAIA A-i-R: Marwin Begaye, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Ian Kuali’i, Meghann O’Brien, and Wayne Nez Gaussoin—Dinner and Studio Tours

Mon, March 26, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join newly-arrived IAIA Artist-in-Residence artists Marwin Begaye, Monte Yellow Bird, Sr., Ian Kuali’i, Meghann O’Brien, and continuing artist, Wayne Nez Gaussoin for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA Campus from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by studio tours.

IAIA A-i-R: Wayne Nez Gaussoin, Meghann O’Brien, and Orlando Dugi—Open Studios

Wed, March 7, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Drop-in to visit IAIA Artist-in-Residence artists Wayne Nez Gaussoin and Orlando Dugi in their studios. Learn about their processes, techniques, tools, ideas, and cultural influences.

IAIA A-i-R: Wayne Nez Gaussoin, and Orlando Dugi—Open Studios

Wed, February 28, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Drop-in to visit IAIA Artist-in-Residence artists Wayne Nez Gaussoin and Orlando Dugi in their studios. Learn about their processes, techniques, tools, ideas, and cultural influences.

IAIA A-i-R: Wayne Nez Gaussoin and Christa Cassano—Workshop

Fri, February 23, 2018, 9:30 am3:30 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence artist Wayne Nez Gaussoin (Navajo/Picuris Pueblo) and Christa Cassano (Confederated Tribes of Colville, Arrow Lakes Band) for workshops on Friday, February 23, 2018, at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA).

IAIA A-i-R: Wayne Nez Gaussoin, Christa Cassano, and Orlando Dugi—Dinner and Studio Tours

Mon, February 19, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join newly-arrived IAIA Artist-in-Residence artists Wayne Nez Gaussoin, Christa Cassano, and continuing artist Orlando Dugi for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA Campus from 5:00-5:40 pm, followed by studio tours.

IAIA A-i-R: Orlando Dugi, Wade Patton, and Micheal Two Bulls—Farewell Reception

Thu, February 8, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Say farewell to IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Wade Patton and Micheal Two Bulls and find out more about continuing Artist-in-Residence Orlando Dugi as he enters the second month of his residency. Dinner in the Academic Building from 5:00-5:45 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Orlando Dugi, Wade Patton, and Micheal Two Bulls—Open Studio

Wed, January 24, 2018, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Drop-in to visit IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Orlando Dugi, Wade Patton, and Micheal Two Bulls in their studios. Learn about their processes, techniques, tools, ideas, and cultural influences. Free and open to the public.

IAIA A-i-R: Orlando Dugi, Wade Patton, and Micheal Two Bulls—Welcome Reception

Tue, January 16, 2018, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Join newly-arrived IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Orlando Dugi, Wade Patton, and Micheal Two Bulls for dinner in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00–5:45 pm, followed by artist studio tours from 5:45–7:00 pm. Free and open to the public.

Athena LaTocha

IAIA A-i-R: Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace—Brown Bag It at MoCNA

Fri, December 8, 2017, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) in a lunchtime discussion. Bring your lunch and hear from the artists about their work.

Jason Reed Brown

IAIA A-i-R: Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace—Radio Broadcast

Tue, December 5, 2017, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

Misquadace

IAIA A-i-R: Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace—Open Studio

Wed, November 15, 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace for an open studio session.

Frank Buffalo Hyde

IAIA A-i-R: Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace—Welcome Reception

Mon, November 6, 2017, 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Please join us in welcoming IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Athena LaTocha, Frank Buffalo Hyde, Jason Reed Brown, and Wanesia Spry Misquadace to the IAIA campus. Meet the artists between 2–6 pm and visit the new Performing Arts and Fitness Center building dedication from 3:30–4 pm.

IAIA A-i-R: Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen—Fashion, Photography, and Art in Public Spaces

Thu, November 2, 2017, 5:30 pm7:00 pm

Please join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) in a special evening with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen.

IAIA A-i-R: Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen—Open Studio

Wed, October 18, 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen for an open studio session. Free and open to the public—refreshments served.

IAIA A-i-R: Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen—Radio Broadcast

Tue, October 17, 2017, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen—Welcome Reception

Mon, October 9, 2017, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Please join us in welcoming IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erica Lord, Peter Williams, and Ryan Feddersen to the IAIA campus. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building from 6:00-6:45 pm, followed by a tour of the artists’ studios. Free and open to the public—dinner served.

IAIA A-i-R: Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen—Farewell Reception

Thu, September 28, 2017, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen for dinner. After dinner stop by the artists’s studios to see the work they’ve accomplished during their residency. Free and open to the public—dinner served.

IAIA A-i-R: Resilient Fibers

Sat, September 23, 2017, 1:00 pm2:30 pm

The current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen are all fiber artists. Join to the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) for hands-on experiences with interesting materials like wool, bark, grasses, and cured fish skin. Free and open to the public.

IAIA A-i-R: Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen—Radio Broadcast

Tue, September 19, 2017, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.”

IAIA A-i-R: Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen—Open Studio

Wed, September 13, 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen for an open studio session. Free and open to the public—refreshments served.

IAIA A-i-R: Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen—Welcome Reception

Tue, September 5, 2017, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us in welcoming IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Janice George, Leanne Campbell, and Marlene Nielsen to the IAIA campus. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building from 5:00-5:45 pm, followed by a tour of the artists’ studios. Free and open to the public—dinner served.

IAIA A-i-R: Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato—Farewell Reception

Thu, April 27, 2017, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato for dinner on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5:00–5:45 pm, in the Academic Building. After dinner stop by the artists’s studios to see the work they’ve accomplished during their residency. Free and open to the public—dinner served.

Brown Bag it with MoCNA— Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato

Wed, April 26, 2017, 12:30 pm1:30 pm

Bring your lunch and join visual artist Ka’ila Farrell-Smith (Klamath/Modoc) and jeweler Anthony Lovato (Santo Domingo Pueblo) as they discuss their artistic practice. Both artists conclude their month of participation in the IAIA Artist-in-Residence program on the IAIA campus with this event. Ka’ila Farrell-Smith Ka’ila Farrell-Smith Ka’ila Farrell-Smith (Klamath/Modoc) is focused on channeling research into […]

IAIA A-i-R: Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato—Open Studio

Wed, April 12, 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato for an open studio session on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 3–5 pm. Free and open to the public—refreshments served at each studio.

IAIA A-i-R: Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato—Welcome Reception

Mon, April 3, 2017, 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Please join us to welcome IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato. Artist talk will take place in the Auditorium on Monday, April 3, 2017 from 6:00–7:30 pm. Free and open to the public—refreshments served.

IAIA A-i-R: John Hagen and Craig Dan Goseyun—Farewell Reception

Thu, March 23, 2017, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us for dinner in the Academic Building Hallway with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists John Hagen and Craig Dan Goseyun studios to see the work they accomplished during their residency on campus. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building from 5:00–5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’s studios.

IAIA A-i-R: John Hagen and Craig Dan Goseyun—Open Studio

Wed, March 8, 2017, 11:30 am1:30 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists John Hagen and Craig Dan Goseyun on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 11:30 am–1:30 pm for an open studio session. Stop by their studios to see what they’ve been working on while here at IAIA. Free and open to the public—refreshments served at each studio. John Hagen […]

IAIA A-i-R: John Hagen and Craig Dan Goseyun—Welcome Reception

Mon, February 27, 2017, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us to welcome IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists John Hagen and Craig Dan Goseyun. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building on Monday, February 27 from 5:00–5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’s studios in the Photography Studio and the Allan Houser Sculpture and Foundry Building. Free and open to the public—dinner […]

IAIA A-i-R: Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse—Farewell Reception

Wed, February 15, 2017, 5:00 pm6:00 pm

Please join us for dinner in the Academic Building Hallway with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse studios to see the work they accomplished during their residency on campus. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building from 5:00–5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’s studios. Free and open to the […]

IAIA A-i-R: Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse—Open Studio

Wed, February 1, 2017, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 from 3:00–5:00 pm for an open studio session. Stop by their studios to see what they’ve been working on while here at IAIA. Free and open to the public—refreshments served at each studio. Meghann O’Brien Meghann O’Brien […]

IAIA A-i-R: Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse—Radio Show

Tue, January 31, 2017, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.” Stream the live broadcast at www.ksfr.org or listen to previous shows at www.throughoureyes.libsyn.com. Meghann O’Brien Meghann O’Brien Meghann O’Brien (Cape Mudge/ Kiusta/Haida […]

IAIA A-i-R: Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse—Welcome Reception

Mon, January 23, 2017, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Please join us to welcome IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Meghann O’Brien and Fritz Casuse. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building on Monday, January 23, from 5:00–5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’s studios. Free and open to the public—dinner served. Meghann O’Brien Meghann O’Brien Meghann O’Brien (Cape Mudge/ Kiusta/Haida Gwaii/Irish) is a […]

IAIA A-i-R: Demian DinéYazhi’ and Liselotte Erdrich—Radio Show

Tue, November 22, 2016, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Demian DinéYazhi’ and Liselotte Erdrich in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.” Stream the live broadcast at www.ksfr.org or listen to previous shows at www.throughoureyes.libsyn.com. Demian DinéYazhi’ Demian DinéYazhi’ Demian DinéYazhi’ is a Portland-based […]

IAIA A-i-R: SFAI 140 with Demian DinéYazhi’, Cannupa Hanska Luger, and Liselotte Erdrich

Fri, November 18, 2016, 7:00 pm9:00 pm

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artists-In-Residence (A-i-R) artists Demian DinéYazhi’, Cannupa Hanska Luger, and Liselotte Erdrich will be presenters at SFAI140. For additional information, please see Water Rights SFAI140: 1 Night, 20 Talks and Performances, 140 Seconds Each. Demian DinéYazhi’ Demian DinéYazhi’ Demian DinéYazhi’ is a Portland-based transdisciplinary artist born to the clans Naasht'ézhí […]

IAIA A-i-R: Demian DinéYazhi’, Cannupa Hanska Luger, and Liselotte Erdrich—Welcome Reception

Mon, November 14, 2016, 5:00 am6:30 pm

Please join us to welcome IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Demian DinéYazhi’, Cannupa Hanska Luger, and Liselotte Erdrich. Dinner will be served in the Academic Building on Monday, November 14, from 5–5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’s studios. Free and open to the public—dinner served. Demian DinéYazhi’ Demian DinéYazhi’ Demian DinéYazhi’ is a Portland-based […]

IAIA A-i-R: Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble—Farewell Reception

Thu, November 3, 2016, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us for dinner in the Academic Building Hallway with IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble on Thursday, November 3, from 5-5:45 pm, and then visit the A-i-R artists’ studios to see the work they accomplished during their residency on campus. Studio visits take place at the Allan Houser Sculpture and […]

IAIA A-i-R: Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble—Open Studio

Wed, October 19, 2016, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble on Wednesday, October 19, from 3-5:00 pm for an open studio session. Stop by their studios to see what they’ve been working on while here at IAIA. Studio visits take place at the Allan Houser Sculpture and Foundry Building and the A-i-R […]

IAIA A-i-R: Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble—Radio Show

Tue, October 18, 2016, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.” Stream the live broadcast at www.ksfr.org or listen to previous shows at www.throughoureyes.libsyn.com. IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble […]

IAIA A-i-R: Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble—Welcome Reception

Mon, October 10, 2016, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us to welcome IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Erin Gingrich and Nakkita Trimble. Dinner will be served in the Allan Houser Sculpture and Foundry Building on Monday, October 10, from 5–5:45 pm, followed by tours of the artists’s studios. Free and open to the public—dinner served. Erin Gingrich Erin Gingrich Erin Gingrich (Nome Eskimo […]

IAIA A-i-R: Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell—Farewell Reception

Thu, September 29, 2016, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us for free dinner (served 5–5:45 pm) and farewell reception for our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell on Thursday, September 29, from 5–6:30 pm in the Allan Houser Sculpture and Foundry Building and Academic Building for an open studio session. Stop by the artists’s studios to […]

IAIA A-i-R: Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell—Open Studio

Wed, September 21, 2016, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, from 3–5:00 pm in the Allan Houser Sculpture and Foundry Building and Academic Building for an open studio session and bronze pour (3 pm). Stop by the artists’s studios to see what they’ve been working […]

IAIA A-i-R: Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell—Radio Show

Tue, September 20, 2016, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Tune into KSFR 101.1 FM to hear current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell in a conversation with IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis on “Through Our Eyes.” Stream the live broadcast at www.ksfr.org or listen to previous shows at www.throughoureyes.libsyn.com. Jason Garcia Jason Garcia Jason Garcia (Okuu […]

IAIA A-i-R: Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell—Opening Reception

Thu, September 8, 2016, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us in welcoming IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Jason Garcia (Okuu Pín-Turtle Mountain), Gerry Quotskuyva (Hopi), and Luke Parnell (Nisga’a and Haida Nations). A complimentary dinner will be served in the Academic Building from 5–5:45 pm, followed by studio tours in the artists’s studios. Jason Garcia Jason Garcia Jason Garcia (Okuu Pín-Turtle Mountain) uses […]

IAIA A-i-R: Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup—Farewell Reception and Open Studio

Thu, April 21, 2016, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Join us for dinner in the hallway in the Academic Building with Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artists-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup. Stop by their studios to see the work they accomplished during their residency on campus. Free and open to the public. Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup Rory […]

IAIA A-i-R: Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup—Talk

Fri, April 8, 2016, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) and the Artists-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup as they discusses their residencies and art practice. Community lunch to follow artist talk. Free and open to the public. Flier for Talk Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe) is a Master of Fine Arts […]

IAIA A-i-R: Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup—Open Studio

Wed, April 6, 2016, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join us and our current Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artists-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup. Stop by their studios to see what they’ve been working on while here at IAIA. Refreshments served at both studios. Free and open to the public. Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup […]

IAIA A-i-R: Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup on “Through Our Eyes” KSFR Radio Show

Tue, April 5, 2016, 4:00 pm4:30 pm

Listen locally at 101.1 FM, or stream worldwide at KSFR.org. Podcast of this and other shows are available at . Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe) is a Master of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015. He received his Master of Arts at the University of […]

IAIA A-i-R: Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup—Welcome Reception

Mon, March 28, 2016, 5:00 pm6:30 pm

Please join us to welcome Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artists-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup. Dinner will be served from 5–5:45 pm in the Allan Houser Sculpture and Foundry Building, followed by studio tours in the artists’ studios. Free and open to the public. Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup […]

IAIA A-i-R: SFAI140 with Rory Wakemup and Natalie Ball

Wed, March 23, 2016, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artists-In-Residence (A-i-R) artists Rory Wakemup and Natalie Ball will be presenters at SFAI140. For additional information, please see . Natalie Ball and Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup Rory Wakemup (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe) is a Master of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015. He received his Master of […]

IAIA A-i-R: Jonathan Thunder—Talk

Wed, March 16, 2016, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) and the IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Jonathan Thunder (Red Lake Ojibwe) as he discusses his residency and art practice. Community lunch to follow after talk. Jonathan Thunder Jonathan Thunder (Red Lake Ojibwe) is a painter and digital media artist currently residing in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended the […]

IAIA A-i-R: Royce and Debbie Manuel—Conversation and Demonstration

Tue, March 15, 2016, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

The Ralph T. Coe Foundation for the Arts and Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) are pleased to present a public conversation and demonstration by current IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Royce Manuel (Ak-Mierl Aw-Thum, Salt River Pima- Maricopa Indian Community) and Debbie Manuel MSW (Diné). Royce has long worked in crafting traditional, functional bows and arrows […]

Jonathan Thunder

IAIA A-i-R: Jonathan Thunder and Royce & Debbie Manuel Brown Bag Lunch—Business and Art

Thu, March 10, 2016, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Come have lunch with artists Jonathan Thunder and Royce & Debbie Manuel for a discussion about business skills and experiences specifically for artists. Jonathan Thunder Jonathan Thunder Jonathan Thunder (Red Lake Ojibwe) is a painter and digital media artist currently residing in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe […]

IAIA A-i-R: Jonathan Thunder and Royce & Debbie Manuel—Open Studio Session

Wed, March 9, 2016, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

Please join our current IAIA Artists-in-Residence (A-i-R), Jon Thunder and the Manuels Wednesday, March 9th from 3-5 pm for an open studio session. Stop by their studios to see what they’ve been working on while here at IAIA. Their last week on campus coincides with Spring Break. If you're going away for break, this may […]

Lara Evans

Lara Evans

(Cherokee)

Associate Dean
Academics
P (505) 424-2389
E levans@iaia.edu

Biography

Lara M. Evans is an artist, scholar, curator, and an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation. She earned her PhD in art history at the University of New Mexico in 2005, specialization within Native American art history is contemporary art. Dr. Evans joined the Museum Studies department at IAIA in 2012 after eight years as faculty at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Since 2015, Dr. Evans has also been Program Director for the IAIA Artist-in-Residence Program (A-i-R), which brings 12-14 Native American artists to campus for month-long residency sessions each year. Dr. Evans’ curatorial projects at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Art have included Now is the Time: Investigating Native Histories and Visions of the Future (2017) and War Department: Selections from MoCNA’s Permanent Collection (2015–2016).

Angelica Gallegos

Angelica Gallegos

Administrative Assistant
Artist-in-Residence Program
P (505) 424-5713
E agallegos@iaia.edu

About IAIA

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is the only four-year degree fine arts institution in the nation devoted to contemporary Native American and Alaska Native arts.

Offering undergraduate degrees in Studio Arts, Cinematic Arts and Technology, Creative Writing, Museum Studies and Indigenous Liberal Studies, and graduate degrees in Creative Writing, IAIA has graduated more than 3,800 students, and welcomes students from the 567 federally-recognized tribes and non-Native Americans looking to obtain a world-class arts education. In any given year, as many as 112 tribes are represented on campus, with about 20 percent of its student body non-Native American, adding to the vibrant cultural mix of IAIA’s diverse and welcoming students, faculty and staff.

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