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IAIA A-i-R: Anderson and Lanceley—Welcome Dinner

Tue, March 21, 2023, 5:00 pm7:00 pm

| Free

Please join IAIA in welcoming the March 2023 Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists for a free dinner in the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery in the Academic Building on the IAIA campus from 5:00–5:45 pm, followed by a tour of the artist’s studio space from 5:45–7:00 pm. The locations of each artist will be Delbert Dale Anderson (Diné) in the Sewing Studio in the Performing Arts and Fitness Center and Joe “Tipi Joe” Lanceley (Mistawasis First Nation Treaty 6) in the Artist-in-Residence Studio in the Academic Building. Free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Daina Warren at or Erin Cooper at

Delbert Dale Anderson (Diné)

Delbert Dale Anderson

March 8–April 20, 2023

Delbert Dale Anderson (Diné) discovered his passion for improvisation in his early years of education. Anderson went on to attend Eastern New Mexico University studying music education and trumpet performance. Anderson now resides in Farmington, NM where he’s active as a performer, composer, and educator. Anderson is from the Diné tribe in Shiprock, New Mexico and advocates for the arts and youth. Anderson is known as a cultural ambassador for Native American music. Delbert is known to be forward thinking and developed many community art projects as well as experimental music education courses. Anderson has influenced music and projects with cultural identity and healing: Wellness Program & Educational Workshops, Orchestra Collaborations, Multi Arts Project Spirit Coalescent, Nat’áanii Musical, South African Exploration Project, youth program Build A Band, Bureau of Land Management Tour, Indigenous Big Band Project (Co-Director) and Welcome to Indian Country (Music Director). Anderson has helped build art communities with Chamber Music America Presenters Consortium Jazz, South Arts Jazz Road Creative Residencies, Western Arts Alliance Native Launchpad, Emerging Leaders of Color, Lewis Prize of Music Think Tank and Mid Atlantic USArtists International..

Joe “Tipi Joe” Lanceley (Mistawasis First Nation Treaty 6)

Tipi Joe

March 14–April 12, 2023

Joe “Tipi Joe” Lanceley (Mistawasis First Nation Treaty 6) is the owner of Tipi Joe Creations and the director of the nonprofit group Red Willow Tipi. A member of Mistawasis First Nation he grew up in Brandon, Manitoba where he pursued his business education at Brandon University before eventually settling in Winnipeg. An entrepreneur from an early age, with a diverse work history he has owned several businesses along his way. Today Tipi Joe is well known as a multi-media artist, business owner and educator. Always creating and learning new things, Tipi Joe Creations has become a new Aboriginal business model for innovation and product design.

If you are an individual with a disability needing any auxiliary aid or service to attend this event, please get in touch with IAIA’s ADA Office at least seven calendar days before the event or as soon as possible at or (505) 424-5707.


Tue, March 21, 2023
5:00 pm–7:00 pm
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Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) Program
(505) 424-2369


Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Academic Building
83 Avan NU Po
Santa Fe, 87508 United States
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