Victoria Gonzales

Fall 2017 BFA Graduating Senior Exhibition

Artwork by the six IAIA graduating seniors in studio arts exhibited at the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery, Nov. 17-Dec. 5: Aaron Arrow J. Yazzie, Alyssa Mara Williams, Manuel Ramiriez, Brian Keith, David Naranjo and Claver Garcia.
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IAIA 2017 Graduating Senior Exhibition Kicks Off

By VICTORIA GONZALES Exhibitions showcasing final projects of studio arts seniors opened Nov. 17 and will be on display until Dec. 5 at the Balzer Contemporary Edge Gallery in the Academic Building at IAIA. The six students, all studio arts majors receiving their bachelor in fine arts in their final semester, each worked with senior...
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What Do You Plan to Do for Winter Break?

By VICTORIA GONZALES Students will have a four-week winter break before the 2018 spring semester begins on Jan. 16. During those four weeks, six students that the IAIA Chronicle talked to plan to go home, relax, and be with their families. Nick Thomas, a studio arts major and freshman from Prewitt, NM, said that he...
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IAIA Receives Running Strong Grants

IAIA received two grants from Running Strong for American Indian Youth, a non-profit organization co-funded by Olympic gold medalist, Billy Mills. The organization offers grant money for many programs that benefit Native youth. JoAnn Bishop, fitness director and archery coach at IAIA applied to the program for archery funds. “In the 2016-2017 semesters, we received...
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New Mexico’s First Chinese Lantern Festival Larger Than Life

For the first time ever, Chinese culture arrived in the Land of Enchantment through various art displays that required a month of preparation by Chinese artisans from Zigong Sichuan, capital of the ancient art of lantern-making. Expo New Mexico hosted the outdoor festival, mimicking Chinese New Year’s brilliant lanterns. It ran for six weeks, from...
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Wings Exhibit

By VICTORIA GONZALES “Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future.” -Sally Mann I capture moments, items, people, nature…whatever calls to me, really. I want each of these photographs–each precious moment that holds a story, that cannot be recreated… to last forever.
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IAIA Sponsors Santa Fe Independent Film Festival

By VICTORIA GONZALES The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, which began in 2009, has become one of the top annual events in New Mexico, bringing independent filmmaking to the diverse community of Santa Fe.   In early October, the Institute of American Indian Arts announced its agreement with SFIFF to be included as one of...
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