Tag: Native Artist Fellows

‘Who Were You When You Stepped to This Pot?’ :

Mary Madigan , July 21st, 2022


‘Who Were You When You Stepped to This Pot?’1: A Lesson in Community Curation from Grounded in Clay Guest post by Emily Santhanam …


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Forging Her Path: Dr. Adriana María Linares-Palma, 2021-2022 Paloheimo Fellow

Mary Madigan , June 30th, 2022


Written by Kat Bernhardt, Advancement Associate, SAR With her sparkling dark eyes and guarded genuine smile, there is a big-hearted opennes…


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SAR Announces 2022-2023 Native Artist Fellows

Olivia Ortiz , May 6th, 2022


SAR Announces 2022-2023 Native Artist Fellows …


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Guidelines for Collaboration: Museums and Communities Seeking Equitable Change

Sarah Soliz , February 11th, 2022


Dolores Lewis Garcia and Claudia Mitchell during a collections review at the Indian Arts Research Center.   Guest post by Emily Santha…


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SAR Remembers Ronald N. Dubin

Sarah Soliz , January 6th, 2022


The Dubin Studio under construction in 1997 (left) and after its completion (right).   …


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The Clay Always Has Something to Say: 2021 Native Artist Fellow Brandon Adriano Ortiz-Concha

Sarah Soliz , December 9th, 2021


Guest post by Emily Santhanam, 2020–2021 SAR Anne Ray Intern   Walking toward the crowd, I felt a burn of energy in the air. People w…


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Bolo Tie Highlights: An IARC Collection Reflection

Sarah Soliz , August 18th, 2021


Duane Maktima. Bolo tie + buckle, 1974, detail. Silver, turquoise, gold-lip mother-of-pearl, ironwood, coral, leather. SAR.1989-7-177AB. Ph…


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Members Matter: Russ and Diane Kyncl

Sarah Soliz , May 14th, 2021


  Guest post by SAR members Russ and Diane Kyncl. This is our fifty-year …


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Spider Woman’s Knowledge and the Survival of Diné Textile Arts

Sarah Soliz , May 11th, 2021


Detail of weaving by Venancio Aragon (Diné), SAR’s 2020 Rollin and Mary Ella King Native artist fellow. Guest post by Abra Wenzel. &…


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SAR Learns! $50,000 Awarded to Support Indigenous Artists

Meredith Davidson , April 20th, 2021


SAR Learns! $50,000 Awarded to Support Indigenous Artists …


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SAR Announces 2021-2022 Native Artist Fellows

Meredith Davidson , April 7th, 2021


SAR Announces 2021-2022 Native Artist Fellows …


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The Pandemic Shift: The School for Advanced Research Annual Report

Sarah Soliz , April 1st, 2021


Historian C. J. Alvarez came to SAR to work on a project exploring the US-Mexico border as a bioregion and to challenge, through his writin…


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Venancio Aragon: Weaving the Colors of the World

Sarah Soliz , December 10th, 2020


Guest post by Sháńdíín Brown, SAR Anne Ray intern, 2020–2021 Venancio Aragon is …


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Messages and Monuments: Perspectives on Collective Memories

Meredith Davidson , November 18th, 2020


Messages and Monuments: Perspectives on Collective Memories Free Virtual Program Invi…


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In the Vault: Beatien Yazz Watercolor

Meredith Davidson , November 11th, 2020


Beatien Yazz, Diné (Navajo), 1946, Watercolor on paper, SAR.1983-12-150. Photograph by Addison Doty, Copyright 2020 School for Advanced Res…


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Honoring a Life of Creativity and Artistic Talent

Meredith Davidson , October 2nd, 2020


Honoring a Life of Creativity and Artistic Talent …


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In the Vault: A Beautifully Made Basket

Sarah Soliz , September 24th, 2020


Story by IARC collections assistant Molly Winslow.   For our In the Vaults series, we are sharing some of our staff favorites from the…


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In the Vault: Perfectly Balanced – Zuni Earrings

Meredith Davidson , August 20th, 2020


Story by IARC collections assistant Molly Winslow In our recent In the Vaults series, we are sharing some of our staff favorites from the I…


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In the Vault: Coil and Sifter Basket, Pootsaya

Meredith Davidson , July 23rd, 2020


Story by IARC curator of education Felicia Garcia With my basket I decided to send out a message. The coil is to represent a tight foundat…


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In the Vault: Miniature Basket Illustrates the Big Impact of Tiny Things

Sarah Soliz , June 26th, 2020


Carol Emarthle-Douglas (Northern Arapaho/Seminole), Round Dance, 2016, rattan round reed, raffia, dyes, silk, and glass, SAR.2017-6-1AB. Ph…


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Exclusive Video Interview with Leah Mata Fragua: Everyone and Everything Is a Teacher

Sarah Soliz , June 17th, 2020


Chumash dance dress, 2017. Collaboration between Leah Mata Fragua and Cara Romero. Photo courtesy of the artists. Story written by SAR edi…


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IARC Native Artist Fellow Ian Kuali’i Interviewed by Smithsonian Magazine

Sarah Soliz , June 12th, 2020


Freehand, ephemeral cut-paper banner hung under the Dubin Studio portal, Ian Kuali’i. Story written by SAR editorial staff.   Paper. …


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