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The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Communications Department’s duties involve a range of branding and internal and external communications management for IAIA, including IAIA’s official style guide, a monthly newsletter, coordinating with the press, press releases, community emails, alumni spotlights, social media, photography, graphic design, ads, tv screens, AV support, event promotion, the community calendar, website updates, writing, editing, and more.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, please feel free to contact the Communications Department at the phone numbers and email addresses below.


Interested in covering IAIA, our events, programs, exhibitions, students, or community members? Contact Jason S. Ordaz, IAIA Director of Communications at or (505) 424-2348.

Calendar and Emails

Looking to email the IAIA community or add an event to the IAIA Community Calendar? Fill out the IAIA Community Email and Event Submission Form.


Downloadable Canva templates for the TV screens and flyers for campus boards and email.

Event Planning

Planning an event? Consult our Event Guide. The Event Guide provides a list of steps from planning to promotion, to ensure the best outcomes for your event.


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Photographic Views

Photographs by Jason S. Ordaz, Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA).

Style Guide

Using IAIA logos? Creating a flyer? Writing content? Consult our Style Guide for best practices. The IAIA Brand is rooted in the organization’s dynamic tradition of contemporary arts.

Event Reservations

This form is for IAIA staff, faculty, or students who want to reserve a single location on campus and request equipment set up for their event.

Community News

Submit announcements to the community news section of the IAIA newsletter.
Jason S. Ordaz

Jason S. Ordaz

P (505) 424-2348

Neebinnaukzhik Southall

Neebinnaukzhik Southall

(Chippewas Of Rama First Nation)

P (505) 424-2351

Nicole Lawe

Nicole Lawe


Social Media and Content Coordinator
P (505) 424-5814

Téo	Montoya

Téo Montoya

(Lipan Apache Band of Texas)

Audio Visual Technician
P (505) 424-5771

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