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IAIA 2015 Staff and Faculty Exhibition “em‘a‘nate”—Opening Reception

Thu, February 26, 2015, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

| Free

Em’a’nate offers a glimpse into the artistic talents of IAIA’s astounding staff and faculty. Curated by IAIA Students Angelica Gallegos and Keena Numkena, this exhibition honors and highlights the artistic nature of leading artists and individuals who work diligently with IAIA students to provide quality education.

Participating Staff and Faculty

  • Alex Shapiro, Director of Institutional Advancement
  • Jamison Chas Banks (Seneca-Cayuga and Cherokee of Oklahoma), Adjunct Faculty of Studio Arts
  • Mats Reinussion, Digital Dome and Production Resources Manager
  • Stephen Wall (White Earth Chippewa), Faculty and Chair of Indigenous Liberal Studies
  • J. Craig Tompkins, Assistant Professor, Cinematic Arts and Technology and Studio Arts
  • James Thomas Stevens (Akwesasne Mohawk), Associate Professor of Creative Writing
  • Jessie Ryker-Crawford (White Earth Ojibwe), Faculty, Museum Studies
  • Paul Moore (Chickasaw), Visual Arts Technician
  • George Hughes, Adjunct Faculty
  • Jeff Kahm (Plains Cree), Assistant Professor of Studio Arts
  • Brian Fleetwood (Mvskoke), Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw), Assistant Professor of Studio Arts
  • Topaz Jones (Lummi/Shoshone), Sales Associate, IAIA Museum Shop
  • Joanne Nani Morales (Taino), Adjunct Faculty and Staff
  • Dana Chodzko, Faculty, Studio Arts
  • Benedict Calabaza (Kewa-Santo Domingo Pueblo), Recreation Assistant and Adjunct Faculty
  • Charlene Teters (Spokane), Interim Academic Dean
  • Dorothy Grandbois (Turtle Mountain Chippewa), Faculty, Studio Arts
  • Kim Parko, Associate Professor
  • Mary Deleary (Chippewas of the Thames First Nation), Gallery Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty
  • Nocona Burgess (Comanche), Student Activity Coordinator
  • Patrick Morrissey, Assistant Professor of Studio Arts


Thu, February 26, 2015
5:00 pm–7:00 pm
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Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA)


Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery
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Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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