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Native aesthetic»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

Many artists find inspiration in the natural landscape of Nevada, and it manifests differently depending on medium. Some, like Melissa Melero, (Paiute) incorporate actual elements of the landscape into their art. Melero is a Nevada-based painter and mixed-media artist, whose latest show Numu (Paiute) opened Dec. 4 at ArtSpace on West Second Street. Born in […]

Marcus Amerman»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

Marcus Amerman is a Choctaw bead artist, glass artist, painter, fashion designer, and performance artist, living north of Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is known for his highly realistic beadwork portraits. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1959 but grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Whitman […]

IAIA Writers Festival features Alexie, Harjo, other renowned authors»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

The Institute of American Indian Arts’ (IAIA) Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing presents The Writers Festival — January 3-9, 2015.  Readings by noted authors will take place each night beginning at 6 pm in the Auditorium — located in the Library and Technology Center (LTC) on the IAIA campus. Some of the authors participating […]

Best Practices on Creating a Successful Internship Program»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

To deliver real-world experience and encourage job readiness in their students, some tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) are looking off-campus. Their strategy is this: create collaborative internship programs with nearby non-profit organizations that will help students respond to regional economic needs and give them valuable hands-on experience they can use anywhere. And while the idea […]

IAIA Living Treasures»

Santa Fe, NM | Dec 23, 2014 –

IAIA Alums (and sisters) Keri Ataumbi (Kiowa) and Teri Greeves (Kiowa) were named the 2015 co-recipients of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture Living Treasures Award.  They have both made great contributions to the Santa Fe arts community, and will be recognized in May, at the 2015 Native Treasures Arts Festiva.

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