Jeff Kahm, Plains Cree, is a member of the Studio Arts Department at IAIA, teaching drawing and painting courses.
Jeff Kahm attended the Institute of American Indian Arts (AFA 1992), the Kansas City Art Institute (BFA 1997) and continued graduate studies at University of Alberta earning a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1997.
Recent solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico (2012) and at Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2013) highlighted his most recent work – a striking series of small works on paper and panels and an impressive collection of large scale paintings on canvas – work he describes as ‘rooted in Indigenous abstraction and Modernist aesthetics’. His work continues to reach a wider audience through various gallery and museum exhibitions nationally and internationally.
“Recognizing unique and creative potential of each student is paramount and my responsibility is to establish high goals with them as they consider careers in the visual arts.”