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

January 23, 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 Northwest Coast weaver working in the traditions of basketry, Yeil Koowu (Raven’s Tail) and Naaxiin (Chilkat) textiles. She is descended from…

IAIA BFA Creative Writing Poetry Reading—Chocolates, Roses, and Truthful Lies

February 4, 2:00 pm4:00 pm

Please join the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) faculty and students as they celebrate February—the month of love—with a reading. Michael Namingha, He Loves Me Not, 2005, Silver, digital print on canvas, MoCNA Collection H-409 Students Douglas Bootes Vivian Carroll (Cherokee Nation) Veronica Clark Katharina Deiter (Peepeekisis) Courteney Handy Paige Hannan (Shinnecock Nation) Savannah Junes (San Juan Pueblo) Jamie Natonabah (Navajo) Faculty Jon Davis Evelina Zuni Lucero (Isleta/Ohkeh Owingeh Pueblo) Annette Rodriguez James Thomas Stevens…

Recent News

Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

American Indian College Fund (AICF) in Partnership with the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) The mission of the American Indian College Fund (AICF) transforms Indian higher education by funding and creating awareness of the unique,...

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2016 Fall Scholarship Awards Night

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) hosted its Fall 2016 Scholarship Awards Night on September 15, 2016. More than 130 scholarship recipients, family, donors, and invited guests attended a dinner catered by Bon Appetit to recognize 535...

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Vote on Higher Education Bond C

This November, voters throughout New Mexico will be asked to approve more than $131 million to 29 colleges and universities, including the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), by supporting General Obligation Bond C (GO Bond C). For many of our...

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Inuit Artist Annie Pootoogook Passes Away

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts’s (MoCNA) staff is saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook. She was a deeply powerful artist who pushed the boundaries of Indigenous arts, and her work will...

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IAIA Alumni at 2016 SWAIA Indian Market

If you are attending this year’s SWAIA Indian Market in the Santa Fe plaza, then please see this list of 126 IAIA Alumni and booth numbers. Visit IAIA Alumni at their booths, make a photograph or two of them and their art, and tweet about it on Twitter...

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