Institute of American Indian Arts Celebrating a 50 Year Legacy

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, NM is celebrating 50 years! IAIA is an institution of excellence in Indian Country.  With a fascinating history (checkout the timeline), IAIA’s influence on Native American art cannot be underestimated. Personally, while never a student of the school, I have written and published about IAIA, […]

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Review of Berlin Gallery Panel Discussion: Current Issues & Trends in Contemporary American Indian Art with Norman Akers, Steven Yazzie and Patsy Phillips

This discussion, held at the Heard Museum’s Berlin Gallery on 3/7/09 during the Annual Indian Market events, included Norman Akers (Osage),  Steven Yazzie, (Navajo/Laguna) and Patsy Phillips, (Cherokee), Director of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Billed as an event where the three would “share insights on Current […]

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