IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts is open to the public at a limited capacity (100 visitors per hour). We will be open from 10:00AM to 5:00PM MDT on Mondays & Wednesday through Sunday.
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We are closed on Tuesdays. IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is dedicated to increasing public understanding and appreciation of contemporary Native art, history and culture through presentation, collection and acquisition, preservation, and interpretation. MoCNA is recognized as the preeminent organizer of exhibitions devoted exclusively to the display of dynamic and diverse arts practices representative of Native North America.

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Please join us for the opening reception of our Summer/Fall exhibition, Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology, open...
06/21/2021

Please join us for the opening reception of our Summer/Fall exhibition, Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology, opening Friday, August 20, 2021, 5pm to 7pm.

Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology documents international Indigenous artists’ responses to the impacts of nuclear testing, nuclear accidents, and uranium mining on Native peoples and the environment. The traveling exhibition and catalog give artists a voice to address the long-term effects of these man-made disasters on Indigenous communities in the United States and around the world. Indigenous artists from Australia, Canada, Greenland, Japan, Pacific Islands, and the United States utilize local and tribal knowledge, as well as Indigenous and contemporary art forms as visual strategies for their thought-provoking artworks.

Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology is co-curated by iBiennale Director Dr. Kóan Jeff Baysa; Nuuk Art Museum Director Nivi Christensen (Inuit); Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art Chief curator and Vice Director Satomi Igarashi; Art Gallery of New South Wales Assistant Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Erin Vink (Ngiyampaa), independent curator Tania Willard (Secwepemc Nation), and MoCNA Chief Curator Manuela Well-Off-Man.

Image credit: Kohei Fujito (Ainu), Siw-siw-atki kor-ram ka oray-oray kipip-kipip (The Singing of the Needle), 2020. Image courtesy of the artist.

Please join us for the opening reception of our Summer/Fall exhibition, Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology, opening Friday, August 20, 2021, 5pm to 7pm.

Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology documents international Indigenous artists’ responses to the impacts of nuclear testing, nuclear accidents, and uranium mining on Native peoples and the environment. The traveling exhibition and catalog give artists a voice to address the long-term effects of these man-made disasters on Indigenous communities in the United States and around the world. Indigenous artists from Australia, Canada, Greenland, Japan, Pacific Islands, and the United States utilize local and tribal knowledge, as well as Indigenous and contemporary art forms as visual strategies for their thought-provoking artworks.

Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology is co-curated by iBiennale Director Dr. Kóan Jeff Baysa; Nuuk Art Museum Director Nivi Christensen (Inuit); Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art Chief curator and Vice Director Satomi Igarashi; Art Gallery of New South Wales Assistant Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Erin Vink (Ngiyampaa), independent curator Tania Willard (Secwepemc Nation), and MoCNA Chief Curator Manuela Well-Off-Man.

Image credit: Kohei Fujito (Ainu), Siw-siw-atki kor-ram ka oray-oray kipip-kipip (The Singing of the Needle), 2020. Image courtesy of the artist.

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts will re-open to the public tomorrow, June 17th, at 10:00 AM. Only the first ...
06/16/2021

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts will re-open to the public tomorrow, June 17th, at 10:00 AM. Only the first floor of the museum will be accessible to visitors. The second floor remains closed due to construction.

Admission will be free for all museum visitors!

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts will re-open to the public tomorrow, June 17th, at 10:00 AM. Only the first floor of the museum will be accessible to visitors. The second floor remains closed due to construction.

Admission will be free for all museum visitors!

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is excited to announce that MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett made a $3...
06/15/2021

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is excited to announce that MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett made a $3 Million unrestricted donation to the museum (this is in addition to the generous award of $5 Million from MacKenzie Scott to the Institute of American Indian Arts in 2020).

"This generous donation was made possible due to all the museum’s work to advance contemporary Native arts and cultures and for that, I’m grateful to all the staff past and present."

-Patsy Phillips (Cherokee), MoCNA Director

"We thank these donors for this amazing gift, which is a tribute to the Museum’s stellar leadership and programming. "

- Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee), IAIA President

To learn more about this award, please read the public announcement below.

https://mackenzie-scott.medium.com/seeding-by-ceding-ea6de642bf

Image Credit: Sallie Wesaw, 2019

The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is excited to announce that MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett made a $3 Million unrestricted donation to the museum (this is in addition to the generous award of $5 Million from MacKenzie Scott to the Institute of American Indian Arts in 2020).

"This generous donation was made possible due to all the museum’s work to advance contemporary Native arts and cultures and for that, I’m grateful to all the staff past and present."

-Patsy Phillips (Cherokee), MoCNA Director

"We thank these donors for this amazing gift, which is a tribute to the Museum’s stellar leadership and programming. "

- Dr. Robert Martin (Cherokee), IAIA President

To learn more about this award, please read the public announcement below.

https://mackenzie-scott.medium.com/seeding-by-ceding-ea6de642bf

Image Credit: Sallie Wesaw, 2019

Due to construction, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) will be closed from June 14th through June 18th...
06/14/2021

Due to construction, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) will be closed from June 14th through June 18th. The museum store remains open during normal operating hours. MoCNA will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 19th at 10:00 AM.

Please visit our virtual museum by clicking the link below:
https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Y2SGyJxe5qa

Thank you and have a great week!

Image credit: Jason Ordaz, IAIA

Due to construction, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) will be closed from June 14th through June 18th. The museum store remains open during normal operating hours. MoCNA will reopen to the public on Saturday, June 19th at 10:00 AM.

Please visit our virtual museum by clicking the link below:
https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=Y2SGyJxe5qa

Thank you and have a great week!

Image credit: Jason Ordaz, IAIA

Save the date! We will be having a closing reception for Linda Lomahaftewa's (Hopi/Choctaw) solo exhibition, "The Moving...
06/10/2021

Save the date! We will be having a closing reception for Linda Lomahaftewa's (Hopi/Choctaw) solo exhibition, "The Moving Land: 60 + Years of Art by Linda Lomahaftewa" on Friday, July 16th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

The Moving Land: 60+ Years of Art by Linda Lomahaftewa will close on Sunday, July 18th. The exhibition gathers together more than sixty years of Linda Lomahaftewa’s (Hopi/Choctaw) ’65 artistic production, making it possible to see the ways her work has responded to time and place, shifting with new influences. From the deep and mysterious spaces of her early paintings to the vibrating intensity of her drawings during her years in San Francisco, to the prints and collages of the last two decades, when the artist moves, the land moves with her and moves us in turn.

Lomahaftewa is a printmaker, painter, and mixed media artist, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has traveled and exhibited internationally and has been listed in Who’s Who in American Arts and twice in Who’s Who in American Indian Arts. In 2001 she won the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Power of Art Award. After earning her high school diploma from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), Lomahaftewa received her BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Prior to teaching at IAIA for more than forty years, she taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and Sonoma State University.

Image credit: Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw), Unknown Spirits, 1965, oil on canvas, MoCNA Collection H-12, photo by Jason S. Ordaz.

Save the date! We will be having a closing reception for Linda Lomahaftewa's (Hopi/Choctaw) solo exhibition, "The Moving Land: 60 + Years of Art by Linda Lomahaftewa" on Friday, July 16th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

The Moving Land: 60+ Years of Art by Linda Lomahaftewa will close on Sunday, July 18th. The exhibition gathers together more than sixty years of Linda Lomahaftewa’s (Hopi/Choctaw) ’65 artistic production, making it possible to see the ways her work has responded to time and place, shifting with new influences. From the deep and mysterious spaces of her early paintings to the vibrating intensity of her drawings during her years in San Francisco, to the prints and collages of the last two decades, when the artist moves, the land moves with her and moves us in turn.

Lomahaftewa is a printmaker, painter, and mixed media artist, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has traveled and exhibited internationally and has been listed in Who’s Who in American Arts and twice in Who’s Who in American Indian Arts. In 2001 she won the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Power of Art Award. After earning her high school diploma from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), Lomahaftewa received her BFA and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Prior to teaching at IAIA for more than forty years, she taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and Sonoma State University.

Image credit: Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw), Unknown Spirits, 1965, oil on canvas, MoCNA Collection H-12, photo by Jason S. Ordaz.

The IAIA Artist-in-Residence program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester. The A-i-R program hosts a...
06/10/2021

The IAIA Artist-in-Residence program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester. The A-i-R program hosts artists for variable-length residencies taking place on the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Each A-i-R program provides opportunities for Native and First Nations artists to travel to the IAIA campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a meaningful period of art-making and interaction with IAIA students, staff and faculty, and the Santa Fe arts community.

For more information about the program and to submit your application please visit https://iaia.edu/artist-in-residence/

The IAIA Artist-in-Residence program is now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 semester. The A-i-R program hosts artists for variable-length residencies taking place on the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Each A-i-R program provides opportunities for Native and First Nations artists to travel to the IAIA campus in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a meaningful period of art-making and interaction with IAIA students, staff and faculty, and the Santa Fe arts community.

For more information about the program and to submit your application please visit https://iaia.edu/artist-in-residence/

Now showing in the Helen Hardin Gallery!Sweetheart DancersJune 7th through June 27thIndigenous dancers Sean and Adrian c...
06/07/2021

Now showing in the Helen Hardin Gallery!

Sweetheart Dancers
June 7th through June 27th

Indigenous dancers Sean and Adrian challenge the rulebook of San Manuel's Native American Sweetheart Special as they attempt to compete in the annual couple's competition. Dancing not only against the other dancers, but against the drums of oppression and closed-mindedness, this two-spirit couple is determined to rewrite the rules of "one man, one woman" with their resplendent charisma, character, and resilience.

Come visit us! Our museum hours are:
Monday, Wednesday - Saturday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed on Tuesday

Image courtesy of Documentary Educational Resources

Now showing in the Helen Hardin Gallery!

Sweetheart Dancers
June 7th through June 27th

Indigenous dancers Sean and Adrian challenge the rulebook of San Manuel's Native American Sweetheart Special as they attempt to compete in the annual couple's competition. Dancing not only against the other dancers, but against the drums of oppression and closed-mindedness, this two-spirit couple is determined to rewrite the rules of "one man, one woman" with their resplendent charisma, character, and resilience.

Come visit us! Our museum hours are:
Monday, Wednesday - Saturday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Closed on Tuesday

Image courtesy of Documentary Educational Resources

Please join MoCNA in welcoming Chelsea Darter to IAIA!Chelsea is MoCNA's Membership and Programs Administrative Assistan...
06/03/2021

Please join MoCNA in welcoming Chelsea Darter to IAIA!

Chelsea is MoCNA's Membership and Programs Administrative Assistant and will work closely with Senior Manager of Museum Education, Winoka Yepa (Diné).

Chelsea is an artist and arts administrator originally from rural Iowa but currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has over 6 years of experience working with arts institutions, providing administrative, programming, curatorial, and fundraising assistance to organizations dedicated to the support and advancement of artists.

Chelsea holds an MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA in Studio Arts from the University of Iowa. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally and have been featured on Fraction Magazine, Photo-Emphasis, and Light Leaked.

Image courtesy of Chelsea Darter

Please join MoCNA in welcoming Chelsea Darter to IAIA!

Chelsea is MoCNA's Membership and Programs Administrative Assistant and will work closely with Senior Manager of Museum Education, Winoka Yepa (Diné).

Chelsea is an artist and arts administrator originally from rural Iowa but currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has over 6 years of experience working with arts institutions, providing administrative, programming, curatorial, and fundraising assistance to organizations dedicated to the support and advancement of artists.

Chelsea holds an MFA in Photography from Columbia College Chicago and a BFA in Studio Arts from the University of Iowa. Her photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally and have been featured on Fraction Magazine, Photo-Emphasis, and Light Leaked.

Image courtesy of Chelsea Darter

Indigenous Film Industry Workshop: From Process to ProductionSaturday, June 12, 2021 - Sunday, June 13, 20211:00 PM to 5...
06/02/2021

Indigenous Film Industry Workshop: From Process to Production
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - Sunday, June 13, 2021
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM MDT (each day)
Virtual Workshop

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the Albuquerque Film Office are joining together to present a FREE virtual workshop for aspiring Native American filmmakers in the Albuquerque area and broader New Mexico. Participants will be provided with resource information, action items, and professional contacts that can help launch, or advance, a career in the industry.

These unique, targeted learning experiences will cover a variety of fields in the film industry and will be live-streamed to participants across the state.

Learn more by visiting the link below:

https://indianpueblo.org/event/indigenous-film-industry-workshop-from-process-to-production/2021-06-12/

Image courtesy of Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Indigenous Film Industry Workshop: From Process to Production
Saturday, June 12, 2021 - Sunday, June 13, 2021
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM MDT (each day)
Virtual Workshop

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and the Albuquerque Film Office are joining together to present a FREE virtual workshop for aspiring Native American filmmakers in the Albuquerque area and broader New Mexico. Participants will be provided with resource information, action items, and professional contacts that can help launch, or advance, a career in the industry.

These unique, targeted learning experiences will cover a variety of fields in the film industry and will be live-streamed to participants across the state.

Learn more by visiting the link below:

https://indianpueblo.org/event/indigenous-film-industry-workshop-from-process-to-production/2021-06-12/

Image courtesy of Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Diné photographer Will Wilson draws inspiration from the many years he spent living on the Navajo Reservation as a child...
05/28/2021

Diné photographer Will Wilson draws inspiration from the many years he spent living on the Navajo Reservation as a child. The Navajo Nation has one of the world’s largest deposits of uranium ore, which has been mined by outside companies since the 1940s.

Connecting the Dots, his new body of work, is a further development of his Auto-Immune Response (AiR) series. The photographs are drone-based aerial views of uranium pollution and abandoned uranium mines on or near Navajo Nation. The photographs are presented as panoramic triptychs, accompanied by app-activated portrait photography that allows “Diné people to re-story their narrative,” according to Wilson.

Wilson uses photography to present the unsettling evidence of ecological colonization and social poverty. Historically, photography has been used as a tool for racial, social, political, and economic colonization of Native North America. Wilson turns the tables and uses his photography as political intervention and to reclaim a sense of agency. His works can be interpreted as strategies for environmental remediation on Navajo Nation and “platforms for voices of resilience, wisdom, and vision for a transition to restorative systems of economy and memory making.”

Exposure: Native Art and Political Ecology opens August 20, 2021 with a Member's Preview from 4pm to 5pm and a public opening from 5pm to 7pm.

Images: Mexican Hat Disposal Cell, Navajo Nation (Connecting the Dots series), 2020. Digital photograph. Images courtesy of the artist.

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The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is pleased to welcome visitors Monday, and Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 am until 5 pm and on Sunday from Noon until 5 pm. We are closed on Tuesdays and on the following holidays: New Years Day Easter Sunday Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day Admission: $10 for adults; half-price for seniors (62+), students with a valid ID, and NM residents; and free for members, Native people, veterans and their families, youth (16 & under), and NM residents visiting on Sunday. Admission rates are subject to change. Call (505) 983-8900 for more information. With your admission, you will receive an in-depth printed gallery guide. Use it as a narrative for your self-guided tour. Individual tours of most exhibits are available on request and based on availability of tour guides. Please inquire at the admissions desk. MoCNA offers group tours for educational, travel, and corporate groups. Group tours must be arranged at least three weeks prior to arrival. Please contact: [email protected] Walk – In Tours with our Docents: The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts provides current exhibition highlight tours every week on Mondays and Saturdays at 11:00 am led by our Docents. With cost of admission, these walk – in tours are free to our guests and offer insight into contemporary Native American art and experience. In some cases, we might not have a docent available, so please call 505-428.5907 during museum hours to confirm the walk-in tours are offered on a particular day or ask the museum admission desk.

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Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

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The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) is the country’s only museum for exhibiting, collecting, and interpreting the most progressive work of contemporary Native artists. MoCNA is dedicated solely to advancing the scholarship, discourse, and interpretation of contemporary Native art for regional, national, and international audiences. As such, it stewards—9,000 Contemporary Indigenous artworks (created 1962 to present). MoCNA is at the forefront of contemporary Native art presentation and strives to be flexible, foresighted, and risk-taking in its exhibitions and programs. MoCNA is located in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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CALL TO ARTISTS: Request for Qualifications City of Salem Naumkeag Portrait Project The City of Salem, MA invites artists to submit qualifications for a $30,000 public art commission grant award to create a portrait of a Naumkeag leader or other prominent Indigenous community member to commemorate the Indigenous Peoples of Salem, MA. The Salem Public Art Commission, in conjunction with the City of Salem Department of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services; Mayor Kimberley Driscoll or her designee; the Massachusett-Ponkapoag Tribal Council and other Indigenous community stakeholders, will be the acting Art Jury managing the artist selection process. To be considered for this commission, submit your qualifications via email to [email protected] as well as [email protected] by 4:00 p.m., May 15, 2020. Details below. The Naumkeag Portrait Project was proposed by Mayor Kimberley Driscoll to the Public Art Commission in May 2019, with the purpose of recognizing and highlighting the contributions and sacrifices of the Indigenous Peoples of this land. The Naumkeag band of the Massachusett, among other Indigenous communities, lived on and moved through this land long before the Town of Salem was established. The City’s goal is to acknowledge the past and historic contributions of these communities, while honoring and celebrating the presences of these rich cultures and their Peoples today. From the Request for Qualifications (RFQ), three or four finalists will be selected by the Art Jury to participate in an “in-person” interview process, to the extent we are able to do so, with the Art Jury. One artist will be selected by the Art Jury for this commission, based on the finalists’ presentations and pending final formal approval by the Mayor. The selected artist will be required to meet or confer regularly with the Massachusett-Ponkapoag Tribal Council and other members of the Indigenous community to identify the subject of the portrait and ensure that the completed product accurately and satisfactorily represents the Indigenous community in a way that feels appropriate to them. The City intends to unveil the newly completed portrait as part of a public celebration in October 2020. The City is seeking qualifications from artists with demonstrated portraiture painting experience. Ideally, this artists would also have some experience with or expertise in the art of Indigenous cultures. The $30,000 grant commission must cover all services from subject/content development through final completion and framing, including but not limited to artist fee, travel, community meetings, research, subject sketches, materials, portrait creation, transportation, framing, and coordination with consultants, the Massachusett-Ponkapoag Tribal Council, and City staff and volunteers. PORTRAIT PARAMETERS:  Subject matter to be informed by conversations with Indigenous community to ensure reflection of and connection to the deep history of Indigenous Peoples here in Salem.  Proposed subject matter must be reviewed and approved by members of the Art Jury  Preferred medium is oil paint, style can be classic or modern/contemporary  Frame should be made of a simple dark natural wood  Finished product is preferred to be Round or Oval in shape, to reflect the importance of the circle in Indigenous cultures  Finished framed work should be approximately 36'' x 28" in size, to be in keeping with the size of other portraiture in City Hall THE SITE: It has been proposed to the City Council that this new commissioned portrait be placed in the location where the existing portrait of Andrew Jackson now hangs in Council Chambers at Salem City Hall. If approved, the portrait of Andrew Jackson would be relocated to the Council anteroom or some other prominent location in City Hall. If this is not approved by Council, the newly commissioned portrait will be hung on display in another publicly viewable and prominent location of honor within Salem City Hall. THE ARTIST SELECTION PROCESS: 1. Artists submit qualifications via email to [email protected] as well as Purchasing Agent Tom Watkins at [email protected]. Requested qualifications are: • No more than 10 .jpg image examples of relevant previous work • A formal CV or Resume • Brief biographical information • Statement of interest for this specific commission 2. The Art Jury reviews all submissions and selects finalists. 3. Finalists interviews/presentations. 4. Art Jury will select one artist to be awarded the commission grant. PORTRAIT CREATION PROCESS: 1. The selected artist will be paid one-third of the total commission for supplies and research time amount upon signing of City contract. 2. Contracted artist will begin work by meeting, to the fullest extent possible via virtual means, with members of the Indigenous communities in and around Salem, MA to help identify the subject, content, and style of the portrait. 3. Artist will review identified subject matter with Art Jury. 4. Once the subject is identified and agreed upon by all parties, including the artist, the artist will begin work on the creation of the piece. 5. Artist holds a mid-point check in with Senior Planner for Arts & Culture and/or full Art Jury 6. Artists delivers finished and framed work to the City of Salem. Remaining two-thirds balance of contact paid upon delivered of completed work that meets City’s satisfaction and standards. 7. The new work is unveiled at a public celebration in October 2020.* *Note: If the artist would like to give a talk about their process at this event, that would be welcome, but is not required. TIMELINE: May 14, 2020 4pm Deadline for submissions of qualifications May 19, 2020 Finalists selected May 25-29, 2020 Selected finalists’ interviews May 4, 2020 Public announcement of selected artist May – September 2020 Work Created July 1, 2020 Project Mid-point Check-in October 1, 2020 Finished & Framed work delivered to City of Salem October 12, 2020 Unveiling Celebration & possible Artist’s Talk ELIGIBILITY:  Must have demonstrated Portraiture experience.  Preference will be given to artists with experience/expertise in the art of Indigenous cultures.  Salem is committed to providing equal opportunities for ALL. Artists of all gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation/ identity, religion/beliefs, education and physical ability are encouraged to apply.  Salem residency not required. HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS:  Artists submit qualifications via email to [email protected] and [email protected].  Requested qualifications are: • No more than 10 .jpg image examples of relevant previous work • A formal CV or Resume • Brief biographical information • Statement of interest for this specific commission  Deadline for submissions of qualifications is Thursday, May 14, 2020 by 4:00pm DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: The City of Salem is not liable for any costs incurred by the proposer in submitting this proposal. The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to award the agreement in its best interest. The City reserves the right to make multiple awards. Any municipal permit fees required will be waived by the City, however, the awarded artist may still be required to pull the permits. MGL c. 30B, §2 defines “Grant agreement'', [as] “an agreement between a governmental body and an individual or nonprofit entity the purpose of which is to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation instead of procuring supplies or services for the benefit or use of the governmental body. Therefore, this Contract is exempt from the rules and regulations of MGL 30B S. 5 or 6. The City of Salem does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. Attached is the City of Salem contract with insurance requirements which will be executed. A Certificate of Insurance will be required at the time of contract ex*****on. QUESTIONS: For more information please contact: Julie Barry, Senior Planner of Arts & Culture at [email protected] or 978-619-5681.
Tribute to T.C. Cannon-Native American artist and Vietnam Vet. Cannon’s art illustrated the complexities of contemporary Native American life as well as his ambivalence toward war. The song “Red, White and Blue” was inspired by the exhibit of Cannon’s work, titled “At the Edge of America"
I am Anna Sheffield's mother and enjoyed an amazing tour of your Museum about a year ago. Keep up the great work with our Native Americans.
Johnnie Diacon (Mvskoke ) Where No Indian Has Gone Before, 2019 Acrylic on stretched canvas 28" x 22" IAIA Alumni Class of 1999.
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