Page 1

NewMexi co’ s

Rober t Mi r abal “A Man

and ” Hi sArt


Ru b e nJ i me n e zAc u n a

S h a r i n gt h eS p i r i to fOu rAn c e s t o r s

Mygoali stoi nspi rethepoweroffai ththatsomanyhaveforgotten aboutwi thi nthemselvestohelpthem"communi catewi ththespi ri tworld andthespi ri tthatmovesi nallthi ngs, theli feforce. � ( QuotefromStalki ngWolfLi panApache)

Co.Rd.113#226,SantaFe,NM 87506|5056702509

racuna@ey eri si ngart . com 1


211Ol dS a nt aF eTr a i l a tt hee nt r a nc et ot heI nna ndS paa tL or e t t oS a nt aF e , NM 87501 2


211Ol dS ant aFeTr ai l att hee nt r anc et ot he I nnandS paatLor e t t o Sant aFe ,NM 87501 5059836959 i nf o@s ant af e j e we l r y. c om www. s ant af e j e we l r y. c om 3


Phi l l i pJ ohn" Aa r na qu q"Cha r e t t e Yup' i kAlas kanNati veFi neArt

" Charettehasthetalentf ortrans f ormi ngthe tangi blei ntothei ntangi ble,nomatterthemedi um -metal,f eathers ,glas s . � SantaFeanMagazi ne,Augus t2009

Ami xedmedi aarti s tpres enti ngavers ati lerangeofart andj ewelryf oreverytas te. Seewebs i tef orgalleryrepres entati on outs i deofSantaFe. BakerCi ty,OR 5415192635

Phi l l i p@s pi ri tone . com www. phi l l i pchare tte . com Commi s s i onsWe l come 4

Represented by: NNMACgallery 318Re adS t. S antaFe, NM 505. 503. 3779

www. nnmac1. com


5


Lar r yKe r ri sanar t i s t who c r e at e so r i g i nal s c ul pt ur e sf r o mv ar i o ust y pe so fs t o ne .He g r adual l yt r ans i t i o ne d t os c ul pt i ngaf t e rr e t i r i ng f r o m a 40-y e ar c ar e e ri nt he g r ai n bus i ne s s . Her e s i de si n Ro c k Cr e e k ,Kans as , wi t h Kar e n,hi swi f e o f52y e ar s . The yhav e 3daug ht e r s ,6g r andc hi l dr e n, 2g r e at g r and s o ns ,1s t e pg r ands o n and1g r e atg r ands o n o nt heway .

6


Wo r k si nSt o n e C o mmi s s i o n sWe l c o me 7


Capturi ngtheHeartandSpi ri toftheSouthwest. . .

Of f e r i ngor i g i na l pa i nt i ng sa ndf i nea r t g i c l e e sonc a nv a sa ndpa pe r Commi s s i onsa r ewe l c ome Re pr e s e nt e dbyt heNNMACGa l l e r y318Re a dS t . S a nt aF e , NM carl artromero@hotmai l . com |7195479148 8


www. carl arom ero. com 9


FernandoBenally

10


thi rd generati on navaj oj eweler

227don gas par,#1 6,S anta Fe,NM 87501•50586291 42

www. fernandobenallyj ewelry. com 11


12


13


RobertMi rabal: A Man and Hi sArt

ByRi maKri sst

PhotosbyGaryLi ggan

ofachi evement sandawar dss peak t o a wor l dcl as s car eert hathas s panned over25 year sand f i r s t t ookf l i ghtatt heageof18whenhe s ayshewas" chos enbyaf l ut e"t hat wasgi ven t o hi m by hi sgr andmot her . " The s our c e of my s us t e nanc ei s nat ur e .Iknowmyl i f ei sonpat hwhe n t hi ng sar ehappe ni ngs ync hr onous l y. " RM Today Mi r abal exempl i f i es t he myt hi cal ,mys t i calf l ut i s t ofhi s t r i be,i ns pi r i ngt hei ns t r umentand t r ans mut i ngpower f ulemot i onsi n t hes pect r um f r om j oyt ogr i ef ,as wel laschannel i ngt hes pi r i twor l d. Of t en r ef er r edt oasamoder n Renai s s ance man, i n addi t i on t o bei ngamus i ci an,Mi r abali sanaccompl i s hed novel i s t ,poet ,cr af t s man, compos er , dancer , act or , pai nt erands cul pt or .Hei sal s oa s oul f uls i ngerandagi f t edl yr i ci s t . " Anyt hi ngofval uec ome sf r om t he he ar t . "RM Al lofMi r abal ' ss ongsar eor i gi nal compos i t i ons ,andhi swor kshave obe r tMi r abal ’ st al e nt sar easdi ve r s eande xt r aor di - beenper f or medathi ghl yr egar ded nar yast heNe w Me xi c ol ands c apehei nhabi t s . venuess uch ast heJ ohn F.KenMi r abalhumbl yc l ai mst hate ve r yt hi ng hec r e at e s nedy Cent erf ort he Per f or mi ng e me r ge sf r om hi sanc i e ntr oot s , whi c hc anbef oundat Ar t sandatt heBr ookl ynAcademy t hebas eoft heS angr edeCr i s t omount ai nr angei nt he ofMus i c.Mi r abalhasal s or ecei ved s ac r e dandbe aut i f ulPue bl oofTaos ,aNat i veAme r i - numer ouspr es t i gi ousgr ant sand c anc ommuni t yofappr oxi mat e l y2, 000,c ont i nuous - academi c pos t s ,whi ch have f ur l yi nhabi t e df orove r1, 000ye ar s . t herf aci l i t at edhi sgr owt hands ucs , i ncl udi ngaMeett heCompos Pe r c he donat r ac t ori nhi sc or nf i e l di nat s hi r tandpo- ces e r Gr a n t f r o m t h e Na t i o n a l E n d o wnyt ai l ,wi t hs nowc appe dmount ai nshove r i ngi nt he ort heAr t s .Hecol l abor at es bac kgr ound,you mi ghtnote xpe c tt hi sf at he rand mentf ens i vel ywi t hmanywel l known f ar me rt obeani nt e r nat i onal l yac c l ai me dc onc e r tpe r - ext r t i s t sf r om ar oundt hewor l d, andi s f or me randr e c or di ngar t i s t , buti ti st r ue .Mi r abal ’ sl i s ta

R

14

Robe r tMi r abalasPo' Pay.

( Phot obyKi mJ e w)


pr e s e nt l y de vot e d t o t wo pr oj e c t s . Wor ki ng wi t h J apane s e avant gar de mode r ndanc e r sEi ko& Komagar ne r e d Mi r abalt heNe w Yor k’ sDanc eandPe r f or manc e Be s s i e Awar df ors c or e st o t he i rpe r f or manc e s ,whi c h wi l lbe at Li nc ol n Ce nt e rt hi ss umme r . Heal s o r e gul ar l yj oi nst hec ont e mpor ar yc onc e r tmus i cc i r c ui twi t honeofAme r i c a' s pr e mi e rpos t c l as s i c als t r i ng quar t e t s , ETHEL. Havi ngt r ave l e dgl obal l yove rt heye ar s , Mi r abali nt e gr at e d hi s Nat i ve mus i c bac kgr ound wi t he l e me nt s ofCe l t i c , We s tAf r i c an,Car i bbe an,We s tI ndi an, J apane s eand ot he rc ul t ur e sand pl ays pe r c us s i on,ke yboar ds ,anddi dge r i doo. Fr om t r adi t i onal f l ut e t o anc e s t r al c hant i ng,and t r i balr oc kt o" al t e r Nat i ve "( age nr ewhi ms i c al l yi ns pi r e dby Mi r abalhi ms e l f ) ,hehasbl e nde di nf l ue nc e sf r om hi phopt of unkt oR&B, i nt o Robertworkingthefieldsofhisancestorsgrowingtheirtraditionalcrops. I ' v eal way swant e dmywo r kt ohav ear o c k' nr o l l hi soneof aki nds oundandr emai ns " e d g e . A s a k i d I w a n t e d t o b e a r o c k s t a r a n d , w e l l , I oneoft hemos tpopul arandhi ghl yue s st he r e ' ss t i l lal o to fk i di nme . . . "RM r es pect edNat i veAmer i canmus i ci ans g i nt hewor l d. Mi r a ba l i sde f i ni t e l yaf r ontma na ndas howma n. ni nga l lofhi st a l e nt s ,i nc l udi ngagi f tf or " Myt r av e l shav epr o v i de dmewi t he xpe r i -Combi e nc e st hatIc o ul dhav ene v e ri mag i ne d, and c hoos i ngda r i ngc os t umea ndr e ga l i a ,Mi r a ba li s e xpo s e dmet oag l o bals o undandag l o bala ne nc ha nt i ngpr e s e nc ei na nya r e na . Ta l la nd v o i c e . "RM r e ga l ,whe n hec ombi ne shi sf l ut e ,voi c e ,t r i ba l d r u mmi n g , d a n c e a n d c h a n t w i t h a f u l l b a n d Amonghi sawar ds ,Mi r abalhase ar ne d hi ndhi m,hei sac omma ndi nga ndc ompl e t e l y t wo GRAMMYŽ wi nsf orbe s tNat i ve be o r i g i n a l t o u r d e f o r c e . Ame r i c an al bumsoft he Ye ar( 2006, S ac r e dGr ound,ac ol l abor at i veal bum;I n hi sl yr i c s ,Mi r a ba lha sa l l ude dt o me di c i ne 2008,wi t h hi sa. k. a.J ohnny Whi t e -me n,s ha ma na ndhe a l e r sr e c ogni z i ngt hos ewho hor s e Tot e mi c Fl ut e Chant s ) ,Nat i ve s e r vea sabr i dgebe t we e nt hena t ur a lwor l da nd Ame r i c anAr t i s toft heYe ar ,andt hr e e -t hes pi r i t ua lwor l df ort hebe ne f i toft hec ommut i meS ongwr i t e roft heYe ar . Hi sPBS ni t y.I nave r yt a ngi bl ewa y,Mi r a ba lha st a ke n s pe c i alMus i cf r om aPai nt e d Cave ,a t hi sc onc eptandc al l i ngf r om t r i balt ogl obal . mas t e r f uland br e at ht aki ng l andmar k Mi r abalt eac hesbyexampl eand i sal s o abi g ac hi e ve me nti nNat i veAme r i c ant he at -pr oponentofbe l i e vi ngi nyourdr e a ms . r i c ale xpr e s s i on,dr e wc r i t i c alac c l ai m Beawar e , beawar e .S o me t i me st hei nv i t at i o nt oy o ur andpr ope l l e dhi mi ns t a nt l yont ot hena -" n e w l i f e c o me s a t t h e mo s t l e a s t l i k e l y t i me . . . " ( e x c e r pt t i ona ls t a g e .Mi r a ba lha sa c c ompl i s he d r o m Runni ngAl o nei nPho t o g r aphs ) whatf e w ot he r shavebe e n abl et odo,f t aki ng c ul t ur al l y s i gni f i c ant Nat i ve I nt he i re nt i r e t y,Mi r a ba l ' spr ol i f i ca c c ompl i s hAme r i c anmul t i me di aar t i s t r yt omai n-me nt s ,i nc l udi ngadoz e na l bumsoft r a di t i ona l s t r e am popul ar i t yandc apt i vat i ngaudi -mus i c ,t r i ba lr oc kf us i ona nds t or yt e l l i ngpr e s e nt e nc e sar oundt hewor l d.Hehase ar ne da nunpa r a l l e l e dc ont e mpor a r yvi e w ofAme r i c a n r oc ks t ars t at us ,and t hatwaspr e t t yI ndi a nl i f e .Hei sa l s ot hea ut horofAS k e l e t o no fa muc hpar toft hepl an. Br i dg e ,abookofpoe t r y,pr os ea nds hor ts t or i e s , 15


Robe r tr unni ngt heanc i e ntt r ai l sofhi sanc e s t or sasPo' Pay.

and,mos tr e c e nt l y,Runni ngAl o nei nPho t o -" Imi s smyf at he re v e r ydayandr e ac hi ngoutt o g r aphs ,ac omi ngof ages t or y ofMi r abal ' s hi mi shar df ormet odo, al t houg hheas ksmet odo al t e r e go Re ye sWi nds ,a young mus i c i an s o.Il ov ehi m de ar l yandwoul dn' tbehe r ewi t hout whor e t ur nst ohe ranc e s t r alhomef ort hef u-hi m. "RM ne r al ofhe rgr andmot he r .Wr i t t eni nas t yl e at heroft hr eedaught er sAs pen,Kona, t hatbl endsmemoi rand f i ct i on,Runni ng Now,f aRai n,wi t hhi swi f eDawn,hi sor i enAl onei n Phot og r aphsi sl aced wi t h gr i t t y,andMas at i on i sal labouthome and keepi ng hi s i nt r os pect i vepr os e,andopensawi ndow t nt hes oi l .Fr om pl owi ngandpl ant i ng t oapal pabl ee xpe r i e nc eofl i f eont hePue bl o handsi -onec anl i t e r al l yf e e lt hewi ndandt as t et he t oi r r i gat i ngandhar ves t i ng,Mi r abaldoesi t dus t ,aswe l last hes t r uggl eofpr e s e r vi ng al l . An avi dhor s eman andhunt er ,Mi r abal t r i bali de nt i t yi nmode r ns oc i e t y. al s oenj oysr i di ngupi nt ot hemount ai nsf or ol i t udeand r es pi t e. Hedeepl yappr ec i at es " Il i v ei nt wowo r l ds ,t heNat i v ewo r l dandt he s p a r t i c i p a t i n g i n t h e t r a d i t i o n a l c y c l e o f l i f e mat e r i alwo r l d.Myc r e at i v i t yi so f t e nt hebr i dg e t hatr evol vesar oundt hes eas onalgr owt h of be t we e n. . . "RM f oodaswel last heac c ompanyi ngc er emoni es , Whi l ehec oul dbet our i ngf ul l t i me ,Mi r a-danc esandt r i balf eas tdaysandwant st obe bal ' sf i r s tc hoi c et he s edaysi st obehomeati ns t r ument ali n pr es er vi ng and pas s i ng on t hePue bl o,s t e e pe di nt henat ur albe aut yoft hos et r adi t i ons . And,i nt hatvei n,Mi r abal t hel andandanc i e ntt r adi t i onsandr i t ual sofl as tyearc of oundedt heTi waFar mspr oj ec t hi spe opl e .Mi r abalwasr ai s e dbyhi sgr and-wi t ht hegoalofenc our agi ngandf ac i l i t at i ng par e nt si n adomi nant l ymat r i ar c halhome Pue bl oan agr i c ul t ur e and s el f s us t ai ni ng i n a pat r i ar c halc ommuni t y. Oneoft he I ndi an c ommuni t i es . Heal s oc owr ot et he gr e at e s tpai nsofhi sl i f ewast heabandon-book,Be l i e v ei nt heCor n,wi t h Nel s on Zi nk, me ntbyhi sf at he r ,whi c h hasbe e n oneofaboutt hehi s t or yandhowt o' sofc or nf ar mt hedr i vi ngf or c e sofhi ss oul s e ar c hi ngs i nc ei ng. hewasayoungboy.Todayhi sc ont ac twi t h hi sf at he ri ss par c e ,buti ss t i l lal ovi ngc on-" Whati saCor nDanc ewi t houtc or n? "RM ne c t i onf orhi m att hi ss t ageofhi sl i f e . 16


Becomi ngPo' Pay I nt hepas tye ar ,Robe r thase mbar ke donane xc i t i ngne w pat hwi t ht hebi r t hofane w pr oj e c t . Col l abor at i ng wi t h St e phe n Par ks , Taos wr i t e r / ac t or / di r e c t or , and Ne l s on Zi nk, c of ounde roft heTi waFar mspr oj e c t ,Mi r abalhas c owr i t t e naone manpl ay,Po ' PayS pe aks ,about t hel e ade roft hePue bl oRe vol t( 1680) .Hehas al s oi mme r s e dhi ms e l fi ne ve r yt hi ngPo' Payt o be c omet hec har ac t e rf ort hi sone mant he at e r pe r f or manc e ,whi c hwi l lde butt hi ss umme ri n Sant aFe . " I ' v eal way sbe e ni nt e r e s t e di nt e l l i ngt hes t o r yo f Po ' Pay ,t heman-l i t t l eabo uthi m hasbe e ns har e d. Ial way st ho ug htt omy s e l f ,whatac t o rc o ul dpl ay hi m?The n,o neday ,Ikne wi two ul dbeme . . . "RM Not abl e Pue bl o hi s t or i ans J oe S.Sando and He r manAgoyo,aut hor sofPo ' Pay ,Le ade ro ft he Fi r s tAme r i c anRe v o l ut i o n,we r ei nvi t e dbyMi r abalt or e vi e wt hepl ayf orhi s t or i c alac c ur ac y. Whi l ePo' Pay wasf r om Ohkay Owi nge h,t he pl anni ngande xe c ut i onoft heRe vol twe r ec e nt e r e datTaosPue bl oandme s s ager unne r swe r e twor ki ngonat r adi t i onalc or ndol li nhi sTaoss t udi o. s e ntoutt o25ot he rPue bl os-asf arast heHopiRober or nf i e l d,t os i mpl i f yhi sl i f e ,c l e art hec l ut Mes as ,s ome400mi l esaway.A hi ghl evelof c t e r a n d t o d r e a m w i t h P o ' P a y . coor di nat i onands e c r e c ywe r er e qui r e d,aswe l l asaf as t ,s e c ur es ys t e m ofc ommuni c at i on.The " I fPo' Paywe r eal i v et oday ,whatwoul dhes ay Pue bl or unne r sc ar r i e d of f e r i ngsofc or n and abouthi ms e l fandl i f ei nt hePue bl oanwor l d? " knot t e dc or dst oe ac hPue bl o.Bys i mul t ane ous - RM l yunt yi ngaknote ac h day,t hecons pi r at or s Thus ,Po' PayS pe aksl ar ge l ye me r ge doutof coor di nat edas i mul t aneousupr i s i ng. Mi r abal ' ss t udy,r e f l e c t i on and i de nt i f i c a" Whydi dwer e v o l t ?Fo rr e v e ng e .Fo rf r e e do m.Iwas t i on wi t h Po' Pay,and i s ,i ne s s e nc e ,an al e ade ro fmype o pl e ,atOhkayOwi ng e h,S anJ an expos eoft hi smyt hi cf i gur e ,ofwhom l i t t l e Pue bl o , whe r eIwasbo r n.TheCo nqui s t ado r e sc ame wasknown.Mi r abalbr i ngi ngPo' Pay,t he i nandt o o kmeands o meo t he r st oS ant aFeandi n man,t ot hef or e f r ont ,t hr ought hi spe r f or t hes quar ewhi ppe dust he r e .The r ewhe r et hePl az a manc e ,i sgoi ng t o be not hi ng s hor tof i st o day . The ys ai di twasbe c aus ewet al ke dt o gr oundbr e aki ng,aswe l lase duc at i onal . s t r ang eGo ds . . . "( e xc e r ptf r o m Po ' PayS pe aks ) I t ' shar dt obe l i e v e ,butt he r ear epe opl ewho Asat he at r i c alpe r f or me r ,Mi r abali snos t r ange r" e s i dei nNe w Me xi c o,whodon' te v e nknow t ot r ans f or mi nghi ms e l f .Mos tr e c e nt l y,hepor -r w h a t t h e P u e b l o R e v o l t w a s . I t w a s b e c aus eof t r aye dTonyLuj an( TaosPue bl o) , t hef ame dhus Payt hatourwayofl i f eandt hePue bl ot r adi band ofMabl e Dodge Luj an,i nt he movi e Po' t i o n s w e r e p r e s e r v e d , i n t h e f a c e o f l o o mi n g e x O' Ke e f f e ,a r e t r os pe c t i ve aboutar t i s tGe or gi a i nc t i onatt hatt i me . "RM O' Ke e f f e .Howe ve r , pl ayi ngPo' Paywi l l c e r t ai nl yt be hi smos tambi t i ousr ol et o dat e . Po' Pay Whi l ePo' PayS pe aksi si ns omewaysMi r aSpe aksi s94page sl ong,s ot hes he e ramountof bal ' ss ubj e c t i vei nt e r pr e t at i onofPo' Pay, t he mat e r i alt o me mor i z ei sa c hal l e nge . Me an- her o,i ti sunc anni l ybe l i e vabl eand r e s owhi l e ,Mi r abalhasi mme r s e dhi ms e l fc ompl e t e - nat e saman' st r ut h.Onedoe snotdoubt , l yi ne mul at i ngt hel i f eand habi t sofPo' Pay.evenf oras e c ond,t hatt hi si st heaut hor i t ai vevoi c eofPo' Pays pe aki ng,whi c h be gs Las ts umme randf al l ,hes l e pti n at e nti n hi st 17


t heques t i on,hasMi r abalchannel edt hees -" Some t hi ngi saboutt ot akepl ac e .Dr e am i t ,pl an s enceofPo' Pay? i t ,e xpe c ti t .It aughtyout hat .331ye ar sagowe d r e a me d o u r t o mo r r o w , p l a n n e d o u r t o mor r ow, I nt hepl ay,Po' Payt r avel sf r om t hepas ti nt o hec onqui s t ador e sl e f tandwehadourt ot hepr es entday,andmeet supwi t hvar i ousi n-andt mo r r o w . I d r e a me d a r e v o l u t i o n , p l a n n e d i t , a n d f l uent i alhi s t or i cchar act er sal ongt hewayof tc ame .I tunf ol de dandr ans moot hl i kewat e r . t het i mel i ne.Thes t or yunf ol dsi nawayt hati We h a d o u r s o n g , w e h a d o u r d a n c e . F o r a t i me car r i est het hr eadsofPuebl ol i f ef r om 1680 i r e ,butnowi ti sl ow.As he si sye s t e r i nt ot henow,i ncl udi ngt hepr i mar yi mpor -wehadourf d a y , a s h e s a r e l a s t w e e k , a s h e s a r e a l o n g t i me t anceofcor nt ot heI ndi an t r i bes ,aswel las e dt hef i r eoft omor r ow.Wene e df i r e dr ummi ng,dance,andchant .I r oni cal l y,t he ago.Wene ma k e r s , w e n e e d d r e a me r s . We n e e d c o u r a g e . We whol epr oces shasevenf ur t herdeepenedMi e dt os t e pbe yondt hef e ar . Fe ari st hemi nd r abal ' scommi t mentt opr es er vi ngt hePuebl o ne k i l l e r . F e a r s t o p s t h e s u n r i s i n g f o r t o mo r r o w . B ut wayofl i f e,aswel lass ol i di f yi nghi spr i or i t i es , t houtSongt he r ei snotDanc e . Wi t houtt he i ncl udi ngadvocat i ngf orPuebl oanagr i cul t ur e wi d r e a mi n g , t o mo r r o w n e v e r c o me s . " ( e x c e r p t f r o m andf ar mi ng. Po' PaySpe aks ) “Wi t houtc or nt he r ei snos ong,Wi t houts ong ns pi r edbyPo' Pay,Mi r abali squi t el i t er al l y t he r ei snodanc e ,Wi t houtdanc et he r ei snor ai n,I t a k i n g t h i n g s t o n e w h e i g h t s , a t 7 , 2 0 0 f e e t , t o Wi t houtr ai nt he r ei snoc or n,I fc or ndi e s ,wedi e . ” bepr eci s e-TaosPuebl o,New Mexi co,wher e ( e xc e r ptf r om Po' PaySpe aks ) he' shappi es tandwher ehef eel shecandot he Mi r abalhasal s or enewedhi scommi t mentt o mos tf orhi speopl e. r unni ngasanot herwayt or el at et ot hePuebl o mes s ager unner s .Hei spar tofagr oupt hati sRober tMi r abalwi l lbef eat ur edf orei ght een or gani zi ngar unt oHopii nAugus ti nhonorofper f or mances of Po' Pay Speaks st ar t i ng Po' Payandt hePuebl oRevol t . Augus t16t hr ough ear l ySept ember ,2011, a t T h e L o d g e a t S a n t a F e . T i c k e t s a r e avai l " Howwasi tdone ,t hi sr e be l l i on?Wewe r emany, e at The Lens i c Theat er Box Of f i ce, t he ywe r ef e wandImadeapl anf oral lt hePue bl osabl www. t i c k e t s s a n t a f e . o r g . t or i s eal lont hes ameday,al lac r os sourl ands , f r om Or ai bii nt hewe s tt oSandi ai nt hee as tand nor t ht oRe dWi l l owpl ac e ,t heol dnamef orTaos . Vi s i twww. mi r abal . com t henewbl ogs i t e 25Pue bl osi nal l ,wes t r uc kont hes ameday,att he www. r edwi l l owvoi ces . bl ogs pot . com f or s amet i me ,asone . . . "( e xc e r ptf r om Po' PaySpe aks ) Byi nt ui t i ngPo' Pay,Mi r abalhasnodoubtdi s cover ed and embr aced par t sofhi ms el ft hat mi ghthaver emai neddor manthadi tnotbeen f ort hi sexper i ence.Bybecomi ngPo' Pay,Mi r abalwi l lnodoubti ns pi r et hes amegr owt hi n ot her s . " Ibr oughts omes e e dst oni ght .I fyoune e dc or n s e e d,Igi veyous omes e e df r om myf i e l ds .Youc an c omeandt akes ome . Takemys e e dandpl ant . The yc al lmePo' Pay,whi c hme ansr i pes umme r s quas horpumpki n.Gr ow t omor r ow.Pl antme , gr owar e vol ut i on. . . "( e xc e r ptf r om Po' PaySpe aks ) Po' PaySpe aksi snotonl yal i t er ar yachi evement ,butanal chemi calbr eakt hr ough,l i t er al l ybr i ngi ngt ol i f et hi shi s t or i cf i gur ei nt oan ani mat e pr es ent day her o’ sj our ney t hat weavesi nt ot hel i vesoft hos ehepr es er vedby l eadi ngt hePuebl oRevol ti n1680. 18

mor ei nf or mat i on.


Re p re s e nt e dbyNNMACGal l e ry|318Re adSt .|Sant aFe ,NM

www. nnmac1 . com

ne v a qua y a @y a hoo. com 19


20


Made in America.

CO. INC.

H o m e o f C a r i c o L a k e Tu r q u o i s e . 324 LOMAS NW ALB., NM • 800.771.3781 • 505.243.3781 • WWW.SUNWESTSILVER.COM 21 SUNWEST_TWOPAGE.indd 3

6/7/2010 11:04:02 AM


Rob e r tGa r c i a , J a nVa nE k Al e x a nde rPop of f , S he r a bKa ndr o F e ngCha ng j i a ng , Be nWr i g ht Da v i dDe v a r y , T e r r yMe a r s Ra yWi g e r , Ga r yMa u r o Pa b l oAnt oni oMi l a n, S he l b e eMa r e s , L u i sF a i r f i e l d, J ou r donDe r n, S t e v eHa nk s Ca r l aRome r o, a ndV. Gr i b b e ni k a v . 22


R. C.Gor man

St e v eHanks

23


ByRi maKri s s t Bypr oduc i ngandpr omot i ngt heSant aFe I ndi anMar ke tast he" f i ne s tI ndi anar te ve nt i nt hewor l d, "SWAI A,anonpr of i tor gani z at i on,c r e at e se c onomi cand c ul t ur ale nt r e pr e ne ur s hi poppor t uni t i e sf orNat i veAme r i c anar t i s t st hatot he r wi s emi ghtnote xi s t . I nor de rt opar t i c i pat ei nt heMar ke t ,ar t i s t s mus tpr ovi depr oofofe nr ol l me nti naFe de r al l yr e c ogni z e dt r i beorFi r s tNat i ons ' Tr i beof Canada. The i rwor k mus tme e ts t r i c tr e qui r e me nt sf oraut he nt i c i t y,whi c har eove r s e e nbyaSWAI Ac ommi t t e et hatal s odoe s s poti ns pe c t i onsonar t i s tboot hsdur i ngt he mar ke tt oe ns ur es t andar ds ar e uphe l d. SWAI Ai ss e r i ous aboutmai nt ai ni ng t he f i ne s tqual i t yasi tguar ant e e st hati t sar t i s t s adhe r et os t r i c tpr oduc t i on and mat e r i al Nat i v eMus i cRo c ks !( Pho t obyJ ul i e nMc Ro be r t s / S WAI A) gui de l i ne s ,andt hatt hepr oduc ti sge nui ne ve r yye a ront het hi r dwe e ke ndofAugus t ,you Nat i veAme r i c an. wi l lf i ndac onf l ue nc eofa r t i s t s ,c ol l e c t or s ,ve nndi anMar ke tpr ovi de sanunpar al l e l e dopdor s , vi s i t or sandl oc al sc onve r gi ngont hehi s t or i cI p o r t u n i t y f o r I n d i a n a r t i s t s t o s h o w c a s e and downt ownS ant aFePl az af ort heS ant aFeI ndi an ne xpos ur ef ort he i rar t wor k.Ar t i s t sdi s Mar ke t ,t heol de s tand l ar ge s tj ur i e d Nat i vear t gai p l a y t h e i r w o r k i n t h e b o o t h s a r o u n d t h e s howi nt hewor l d. Pl az aandf our t e e n adj ac e ntbl oc ks ,s e l l i ng TheMar ke tf e at ur e sove r1, 100I ndi anar t i s t s ,r e p- di r e c t l yt ot hege ne r alpubl i c .Par t i c i pat i ng r e s e nt i ngove r100t r i be swi t hove r700boot hst hat ar t i s t ss ayasmuc hasupt oonehal foft he i r e ngul ft hePl az a and s ur r oundi ng s t r e e t s . The i nc omef ort heye arc anc omef r om I ndi an e ve ntdr awsane s t i mat e d100, 000vi s i t or st ot he Mar ke ts al e s ,whi c ht he ypr e par ef orye ar he ar toft hec i t yf r om al love rt hewor l d,maki ngi t r ound. Ne w Me xi c o' sl ar ge s te ve nt ,al mos tdoubl i ngt he r s e l y,t hee ve ntpr ovi de saone of apopul at i onofS ant aFef ort hewe e ke ndandbr i ng- Conve ndoppor t uni t yf orat t e nde e st ome e t ,t al k i nghot e loc c upanc yf ort hec i t yc l os et o100pe r - ki w i t h , a n d b u y d i r e c t l y f r o m N a t i v e A me r i c a n c e nt .I ti se s t i mat e dt hatI ndi anMar ke tnowbr i ngs t i s t sf r om ac r os st hec ount r y,andt ol e ar n i nappr oxi mat e l y$100mi l l i oni nr e ve nue sannu- ar eaboutI ndi anar t ,hi s t or y,andc ul t ur e . al l yt ot heCi t yofS ant aFe ,s pe ntonf ood,l odgi ng mor Onec anof t e ns e ege ne r at i onsoft hef ami l i e s ands hoppi ng. e x h i b i t i n g t h e i r w o r k t o g e t h e r i n t h e s a me TheMar ke twasf i r s the l di n 1922ast heI ndi an h,f r om t r adi t i onalt ot r adi t i onal l yi nFai r ,c r e at e dbyt heMus e um ofNe w Me xi c o.I n boot s p i r e d c o n t e mp o r a r y p i e c e s . I n d i a n Ma r k e t 1936,t heNe w Me xi c oAs s oc i at i ononI ndi anAf e at ur e spot t e r y,j e we l r y,t e xt i l ewe avi ngs , f ai r st ookove rt hee ve nt .Now or gani z e dbyt he f p a i n t i n g , s c u l p t u r e , b e a d w o r k , b a s k e t r y , S out hwe s t e r n As s oc i at i on f or I ndi an Ar t s k,and avar i e t yofc ul t ur ali t e ms ( S WAI A) ,r e name d ass uc hi n 1993,t heMar ke t woodwor s u c h a s d r u ms , a n d b o w s a n d a r r o w s a nd s howc as e swor kf r om t het opAme r i c anI ndi anar t he rt r adi t i onaland c ont e mpor ar y wor k, i s t sandhasgr owni ns c opebyl e apsandboundsi n ot i n c l u d i n g c l o t h i n g . t hepas tt we nt yye ar s . Sant aFeI ndi anMar ke ti st he' Gr anddaddy S WAI A' smi s s i on i s" Br i ngi ngNat i vear t st ot he " he m al l , 't hel ar ge s tNat i veAme r i c anar t wor l d by i ns pi r i ng ar t i s t i ce xc e l l e nc e ,f os t e r i ng oft s h o w i n t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s , " s a y s D r . G r e g o r y e duc at i on, andc r e at i ngme ani ngf ul par t ne r s hi ps . "

E

24


Sc haaf ,Di r ec t oroft heCent erf orI ndi genousAr t sandCul t ur es ." I ndi an Mar ketmay l ay c l ai m t o bei ng t he ol des t , c ont i nuous l y oper at i ng I ndi an ar ts how. The bi ogr aphi c al pr of i l esof2, 200ar t i s t swhohavepar t i c i pat ed f r om 1922 unt i lnow wi l l appeari nourupc omi ngbook,Ar t i s t s ofI ndi an Mar ke t :1922 t ot hePr e s e nt . " Coi nc i di ng wi t hI ndi an Mar ketar e numer ouss pec i alevent shos t ed by gal l er i es ,mus eumsandar tor gani z at i ons . A ver ypopul arNat i veAmer i c an c l ot hi ngc ont es t ,wi t h af as hi on s how f oral lages ,i soneoft hemos t phot ogr aphedhi ghl i ght soft heweek end.Ther ear eexc ept i onalf r ee,l i ve Gue r i l l aFas hi o nS ho w. ( Pho t ob yJ ul i e nMc Ro b e r t s / S WAI A) Nat i veAmer i c anmus i c ,danc e,s t or y-Geor gi naLi ght ni ng,wander i ngar ound,enj oyi ng t el l i ng,andc omedyper f or manc eson t heMar ketandt al ki ngwi t hf ans . t hePl az as t ageal lweekendl ong,f eat ur i ng ar t i s t sand ent er t ai ner sf r om " WeasNat i vepeopl esneedt or unandownourpr oac r os st hes t at eandt hec ount r yand gr ams ,nonpr of i t s ,mus eums ,pr oduct i on compar epr es ent i ngnumer oust r i bes . ni es and f i l m f es t i val s , "s ays J oanel l e Romer o, ounderofRedNat i onCel ebr at i on,Concer tSer i es " I ndi an Mar ketwasoneoft hebes tf l m Fes t i val , whi ch occur dur i ng I ndi an gi gsIhaveeverpl ayed, "s aysNat i ve and Fi Ma r k e t . " We n e e d t o e n s u r e o u r a u t h e n t i c v o i ce Amer i c an r oc k s t ar , gui t ar i s t and magei spr es ent edt ot hewor l d.WhatI ndi an s i ngerMi c kiFr ee,who c ol l abor at esandi Ma r k e t d o e s f o r t h e c o mmu n i t y i s e x t r a o r d i n a r y ! " wi t hNat i veMus i cRoc ks ! ,anor gani z at i on whi c h pr omot esNat i vemus i Ont heeveni ngbef or et heMar ket ' sopeni ng,t her e c i ans ." So many di f f er ent peopl es i s a V I P p r e v i e w o f t h e " B e s t o f S h o w C e r e mo n y , " f r om ar ound t hewor l di n Sant aFe! ch pr ecedest hepubl i cvi ewi ng,aswel last he Andever yonet her et os uppor tNat i ve whi a n n o u n c e me n t o f t h e " B e s t o f S h o w" wi n n e r s i n Amer i c an c ul t ur eandmus i c . . . Aweeach cat egor y,who ar eawar ded at ot alofmor e s ome! " t han $100, 000 i n pr i ze money. Among ot her Al s of eat ur edatt heMar ketar edem-t hi ngs ,t hi spr oces sof f er sawayf orpot ent i albuyer s ons t r at i onboot hs ,wher ear t i s t ss how andcol l ect or st ogetas neakpeekoft hewi nni ng how t hei r wor ki s made,a Yout h ar t wor ks ,aswel laswhatel s e wi l lbes ol dt hef ol I ndi anMar ket ,andapl et hor aoff ood l owi ngdayatt heopeni ngoft heMar ketat7a. m. boot hs ,f eat ur i ngever yt hi ngf r om Fr y Many buyer sgo t ot hemar ketver y ear l yi nt he Br eadandNavaj oTac ost oFr i t oPi esmor ni ngonSat ur day,andi ti snotunus ualt of i nd t or oas t edc or n. ar t i s t shavi ng s ol d outt hei rwor kswi t hi n af ew sorl es s . Ther ei sal s oagr owi ngf i l mc ompo-hour nentt ot heMar ket-SWAI A' sI ndi an Soi fyougot ot heMar ket ,makes ur et ogoear l y, Mar ketFi l m Fes t i valf eat ur ess omeofandyou' l lbes ur et of i ndat r eas ur eofyourown. . . t he mos tc ut t i ngedge Nat i ve f i l ms pr oduc edt oday.Onec anof t ens pota Formor ei nf o,vi s i twww. s wai a. or g. f ew wel l known Nat i ve ac t or sl i ke eon Ar t i s t sofI ndi anMar ke t :1922t ot he WesSt udi ,Gar y Far mer ,and Adam Formor e s e nt ,vi s i twww. i ndi anar t books . com. Beac h,orDi r ec t or sChr i sEyr e and Pr 25


J a c k i e F e i s s l e Go u r dAr t i s t

j a c k i e . f e i s s l e @g ma i l . c o m

R e p r e s e n t e db yNNMACGa l l e r y3 1 8R e a dS t . S a n t aF e , Ne wMe x i c o , 8 7 5 0 1 26


27


In an old-world setting and employing age-old techniques, we craft innovative and breathtaking jewelry as timeless and beautiful as the ancient city of Santa Fe.

www.SantaFeGoldworks.com

On the Plaza 66 East San Francisco Street

Featuring

505.983.4562 Santa Fe, NM 87501 28 NNM Art Catalogue2.indd 2

6/2/11 5:35 PM


Inside Outside Hoop Earings

All Designs Š David Griego, Santa Fe Goldworks

Each David Griego design is carried exclusively by Santa Fe Goldworks. Every piece is meticulously handcrafted in our Santa Fe studios. We are a full service jewelry company. Custom designs are welcome by appointment. We service and repair jewelry on the premises. 29 NNM Art Catalogue2.indd 3

6/2/11 5:35 PM


32


: 33


byDani elHuberman PhotosbyGaryLi ggan pai ntonanyt hi ngIc an”s aysSt an. “Youwakeuponedayandyour e al i z e t hat30ye ar sofpai nt i nghasgoneby” St ane xpl ai ne d.“Idi dn' tc omet ot he c anvass t r ai ghtf r om an ar ts c hool .I we ntandgotade gr e ei ne duc at i onand t he nIt aughtf orf i f t e e nye ar s .Thel as t ye ar s , Iwast hede par t me ntc hai rofhumani t i e satt heORMESc hooli n Ar i z onaandi tr e al l ygavemeac hanc et o e xami net heNat i vear twor l d. ” “Comi ng f r om t hes t andpoi ntofan e duc at orc omi ngi nt ot hear twor l dI be ne f i t e df r om be i ngabl et oar t i c ul at e whatIwasdoi ngonmyf e e t .Iwasabl e t oe xpl ai nmywor k.I ' vedones howsi n Muni c h,Hambur g,Col on,Be r l i n,and whe nyout r ave lt oac ount r ywhe r eno oneknowsyou f r om Adam,and you haveas e l l outs how,i t ’ sr e al l yni c ef or t he m t o unde r s t and what you’ r e doi ng. ” “Ihads ome t hi ngne w.Thi si swhatI t hi nk ofyourc omme r c i alar t . I ' m goi ngt opai ntonmone ybe c aus eI ' m maki ng f un of al lt he c omme r c i al ar t . . . t he r e ' snot hi ngf r e s h aboutc omme r c i alar t .Sobypai nt i ngonc ur r e nc y i twasadoubl e e dge ds wor d.He r eIwas maki ngf un ofc omme r c i al i s m,and I hadas e l l outs how.Thei r oni ct hi ngi s t hatmyf i r s ts how ne ve rgotdi s pl aye d. Al l27 pai nt i ngswe r es ol dt o pr i vat e l e c t or s be f or e t he y we r e e ve n ame d Ne o Pop ar t i s t ,St an Nat c he z ,i saCal i f or ni a col r ame d.Igotac he c kf ori t ,butpe opl e I ndi an ( ShoShoni / Tat avi an) . Rai s e di n LosAnge l e s ,f h a d b o u g h t my a r t a n d h i d i t i n t h e i r St an cr edi t sbot h hi sur ban and nat i ver oot swi t h hel pi ngt o e sbe f or et hepubl i ce ve rgott os e e s cul pthi suni queper s pect i ve.“Gr owi ngupasanur banI ndi an,I hous t . ”St anf oc us e snowongi antc anvas e s r eal i zedt hatIhadagr eatdealofbal ance.Iwasabl et of unct i oni n i t h a t w i l l b e b e t t e r s u i t e d f o r mu s e u ms t heci t yaswel lasper f or mr i t ualpowwow dances . ” St anus es hanf orpr i vat ec ol l e c t or s . t hats ens eofbal ancet ocombi net r adi t i onalNat i veAmer i cani m- t ager ywi t h power f ulcommer ci ali magest ocr eat et r ul yuni que “ It r yt odoc ume ntt heNat i veAme r i ar t wor k. c an i nt he21s tCe nt ur y, ”s aysSt an. l e hi sar tc ont ai nsc ont r ove r s i al St an i sr enowned f orhi swor k us i ngUni t ed St at escur r ency. Whi a n d p r o v o c a t i v e i ma g e r y , S t a n ma k e s i t “WhenIcamet oSant aFe,Iwast eachi ngandwor ki ngonmy l e art hathi swor ki snotangr y, i t ' se dumas t er ’ sdegr ee,andal lmywor kwasons heet sofdol l arbi l l s .I c at i onal .“Ic amet oSant aFewi t hadi f s howedt henewwor kt omys t udent s ,andIr eal i zedi thadal otof c e r e ntc ons c i ous ne s s .Asane duc at or ,I di f f er entmeani ngs–negat i veandpos i t i ve.Cur r encyi t s el fhasa f e c ogni z et hati nanyc ount r yt he r ear e l otofconnot at i ons . ”St ani sbynomeansl i mi t edt ot heus eoft he r otoft hi ngswec oul dbehe l pi ng.I ndol l ari nhi swor k.Heus est el ephonedi r ect or i es ,bas ebal lcar ds , al t e ad ofwor r yi ng aboutt he ' Tomacomi cs ,f oods t amps ,andevenat i cketf ort he1893Wor l dFai r .“I s

F

34


hawkChop'wes houl dbegoi ngandt e ac hi ng ki dshow t or e aduponPi neRi dge . ” St ani sa s uppor t e roft he Buc kar oo Bal l ,t he Nat i ve Ame r i c anRe l i e fFund,f e t alal c ohols yndr ome pr e ve nt i on,and as s or t e d ot he rc aus e s . “I t hi nkt hatar t i s t st hathavedonewe l lhavean obl i gat i ont ogi vebac k. ”

35


50yearsof buyi ngand selli ngnati ve ameri can j ewelry

LegendofOldTown 5058436381109RomeroSt. N. W. Albuquerque, NM. 87104 36


j essi caj ewerly3@yahoo. com

5054351034

37


UPTON ETHELBAH greyshoes.com

2011 SANTA FE INDIAN MARKET 38

BOOTH # 654 PLZ


“Thewest’ sBestBBQ”,TopTen -SunsetMagazi ne

www. wholehogcafe. com

39


P

e dr oJ i mĂŠ ne zI I Ic r e at e so ne o f aki nd,i nl ai d Kac hi nado l l s ,hummi ng bi r ds ,be ar s ,buf f al o e s

40


PedroJ i ménezI I I www. bl ueel k. net kachi nas 4u@hot mai l . com Sant aFe,New Mexi co 5059204587

THEWORLD' SMOSTUNI QUEONEOFAKI NDKACHI NAS 41


L e s B e r r y h i l l Tradi ti onalandContemporaryBeadwork 4059059248•2be r r yhi l l @c ox. ne t Re pr e s e nt e dbyt heNNMACGa l l e r y, 318Re a dS t . S a nt aFe , NM 42


Vi ctorM. Vi gi l

Sculpture Pai nti ng &J ewelry vi ct or mvi gi l @yahoo. com •5057106153 43


RalphRoybal

44


Parti ci patei nmaki ng S hooti ngS tars , aS hort Fi lm byRhettLynch! I ndi eGoGo. com/ S hooti ngS tars

RhettLynchStudi o r he t t l ync h. c om 505. 217. 6663 SantaFeI ndi anMarket August2021 ,201 1 Boot h770LI NW FourWi ndsGallery 5512Wal nutSt r e e t Pi t t s bur gh, PA15232 412. 682. 5092 LegendsSantaFe 125Li nc ol nAve nue Sant aFe , NM 87501 505. 983. 5639

45


Experi encetheFi nesti n

Char t erMemberoft heI ndi anAr t ’ s&Cr af t sAs s oc i at i on

46

I-25atTramwayi nAl buquerque-AcrossfromSandi aResortCasi no 8 0 0 3 6 5 5 4 0 0/ 5 0 5 8 2 1 5 4 0 0 bi enmur . net


Authenti cNati veAmeri canArt

47


48


Wo r ksi nSt o ne&Br o nz e Co mmi s s i o nsW e l c o me

me mb e ro ft hei nd i g e no uss c ul p t ur es o c i e t y LasVe g asNV 89120|4802212864 j o n_d e c e l l e s @ho t mai l . c o m|www. s ws t o ne c ar v i ng . o r g

49


50


51


52


53


RubenAcuna I n 1995,Ruben Acuna wasa concr et ef or mset t erandast udent .Amot or cycl eacci denton November18 changed hi sl i f e f or ever .Her ecei vedsever ei nj ur i es-ast af fi nf ect i ont ookover hi sbody,and bedr i dden,near deat h,hepr ayedt oGodt ohel p hi m.Anol dI ndi anspi r i tcame t ohi m.Hewasol dert han ol d, hewasanci ent .Hesai dnot hi ng t o Ruben.Af t erseei ngt heol d spi r i t ,hebegant oseesomei nt ensevi si onsand si ght s.Then t heol d spi r i tbegan t ot al kt o hi mi n vi si ons,dr eamsand i n hi smi nd.Each oft hevi si ons hadasi gni f i cantr ol ei nhi sr ecover y.Hi sheal t h gotbet t er , hi sspr i tgr ew st r ongerand he begant odr aw t hevi si ons. Hi sr el at i ons hi pwi t ht heSout hwes t ,wher ehel i vesand wor ks nor t h ofSant aFenextt ot he Nambe Puebl o,i smi r r or ed i n hi sar t .Mol t enmet alshapeshi s ar tasoncemol t enr ockshaped t heenvi r onmenti n whi ch he andhi speopl el i vet oday.

54

LesBerryhi ll

Phi lli pCharette

Les Ber r yhi l li sa s el f t aught Nat i ve Amer i can beaderwhos e ar t wor ki s of t en des cr i bed as " gi vi ngnewl i f et ool dobj ect s . "

Phi l l i p Char et t ei s an Al as kan Nat i veAmer i can ar t i s twhos peci al i zesi n cont empor ar y ar ti n t heYup’ i kt r adi t i on. Hi swor ks i ncl ude Yup’ i k mas ks ,f i near t pr i nt s , mi xedmedi as cul pt ur e, heal i ng j ewel r y and Yup' i k dr ums .Phi l l i pi sal s oamus i ci an whocompos esandpl aysNat i ve Amer i can f l ut e mus i c,and he cus t omdes i gnshi sown Nat i ve Amer i cans t yl ef l ut es .

I n dynami car tf or m,hi sbeadwor k embel l i s hesbuf f al o,deer and el ks kul l s . Hi st r adi t i onal beadwor ks t yl eal s oenhancesobj ect ss uch as ant i que wooden ut ens i l s ,kni f ecas es ,and medi ci nebot t l es .Les ’ l oveofbeadwor k i sdemons t r at ed i nt he beaded r epl i casoft he t hr ee phas esof Navaj ochi efbl anket sandwoven r ugs . Overt hes pan oft went y year s ,hi sar t wor k hasevol ved i nt oaf or m of" beadedpai nt i ngs " -beadedpi ecess uchasI ndi anel k t oot h dr es s est hatt ake on t he l ook ofpai nt ed cont empor ar y obj ect s . Lesi sar egul arpar t i ci pantatar t s howsacr os st hecount r ys uchas Sant a Fe I ndi an Mar ket ,Hear d Mus eum I ndi anMar ket ,J acks on Hol eAr tShow,Cher okeeAr t Mar ketandRedEar t h.Hi sbeaded pi ec eshavewonnumer ousawar ds atSant aFeI ndi anMar ket . Les r es i des i n Edmond,Okl ahoma.

Phi l l i p went t o under gr aduat e s choolatt heUni ver s i t yofAl as ka Fai r banksandt ogr aduat es chool atHar var dUni ver s i t y.Hes t udi ed Educat i on, Nat i ve St udi es and Admi ni s t r at i on and ul t i mat el y gr aduat edwi t haMas t er ’ sdegr ee f r om Har var d. Fr om t her e he s pentmor et han ni neyear si na pr of es s i onalcar eeri n educat i on admi ni s t r at i on. Phi l l i p’ sar tf al l swi t hi nt heAut hent i c Al as kan Nat i ve Ar t wor k cat egor y,i sl i s t ed and r egi s t er ed wi t h t he U. S. Depar t ment of I nt er i or ’ sI ndi an Ar t sand Cr af t s Boar dandi spr ot ect edunderThe I ndi an Ar t s and Cr af t s Act of 1990. Hi swor kshavebeen di s pl ayed t hr oughout t he Uni t ed St at esandabr oad.


J acki eFei s s le

Ti m Nevaquaya

Ti mot hyTat eNevaquayai saComanche ar t i s tf r om Lawt on, Okl ahoma.Si ncehi sear l ychi l dhood,Ti m hass oughtt ol ear nas much aspos s i bl eabouthi scul t ur e by s pendi ng t i me wi t h t r i balel der swhopr ovi ded t he i nf or mat i on whi ch hascont i nu e d t o i n s p i r e h i m t h r o u g h o ut J acki ef i ndseach gour dbeaut i scar eer . f uli n shapeand f or m. Wi t h hi each gour d,shest ar t swi t h an mi soneofaf ew Coi deabutbyt het i meshe’ sf i n- Today,Ti t i s t swor ki ng i nt he i shed,t hedesi gnhast akensev- manche ar t r adi t i onal and cont empor ar y er alt wi st sandt ur ns,sur pr i si ng s t yl e ofI ndi an pai nt i ngs . He herwi t h af i ni shed gour d she began hi s car eeri nt he mi dhadnotqui t eenvi si oned.Her 1980swhenhef i r s tbeganexhi bst yl eand subj ectmat t ervar i es i t i nghi sf l ut esandpai nt i ngsat wi t h each gour d. Thespi r i tof t he Okl ahoma I ndi an Ar tGal t he gour d gui des her as she l er y.I n2002,Ti mr ecei vedBes t wor ksoneachbeaut i f ulgour d. ofShow att heAmer i canI ndi an I t suggest s whet her she wi l l Expos i t i on.Overt heyear s ,Ti m wood bur n,st ai n orpai ntand hasus ed hi sr i ch knowl edgeof embel l i shwi t hnat ur alobj ect s. I ndi an mus i ct o becomeaver y f i necompos erandf l ut emakeras J acki er esi desi n St .Loui s,Mi s- wel lasper f or mer . sour i .Shewonf i r stpl acei nt he Gour deousGar bcat egor ywi t h Ti m r es i des i n Apache,Okl a“Ear t h Spi r i t , ”awoodbur ned, homa,and i st hes on off amed st ai ned and pai nt ed mask Comanchear t i s tandf l ut i s t ,t he l a t e Do c T a t e Ne v a q u a y a . ador nedwi t hf eat her s.

J acki eFei ssl ehasbeeni nvol ved wi t har ti nonef or m oranot her si ncechi l dhood. Sever alyear s ago,shedi scover edgour dsi na nat i onalmagazi newhi chl edt o “gourds,gourdsand more gour ds. ”

CarlaRomero Bor ni n Col or ado,Car l af eel sa s t r ongconnect i ont omount ai ns , nat ur e and wi l dl i f e;butal s oa bondwi t ht heNat i veAmer i cans andt hes out hwes t .Herances t or s ar ef r om Nor t her n New Mexi co andhergr eatgr andmot heri sof Acoma Puebl o her i t age,whi ch def i nes her l ove f or pai nt i ng puebl os cenes .I n1987s hevi s i t ed t heTaosPuebl of ort hef i r s tt i me, whi ch wasan awakeni ngofher ar tandvi s i on andl aunchedher pur s ui tofapr of es s i onalcar eer . Si nce t hen,Car l a hasachi eved muchaccl ai m asapai nt eroft he s out hwes t . Shepai nt smai nl yi nwat er col or , butal s o wor kswi t h acr yl i cson canvas .Car l a' sext r aor di nar yand bol dus ageofcol ori scl ear l yonl y oneoft hedef i ni ngel ement st hat onemi ghtus ei n des cr i bi ngt he f eel i ng and emot i on t hat her wor k evokes .Herpai nt i ngsar e exhi bi t ed i n f i ne ar t gal l er i es t hr oughout Col or ado,New Mexi co,Ar i zona,Wyomi ng, Nor t hCar ol i naandMont ana.

55


MateoRomero

RalphRoybal

Vi ctorM. Vi gi l

Cont empor ar yPuebl o pai nt erMat eo Romer o wasbor n and r ai s ed i n Ber kel ey,Cal i f or ni a.Al t houghhi scul t ur al backgr oundi san ur ban one, t hr ough hi sf at her ,Sant i ago Romer o,and hi sconnect i on t ot hei rSout her nKer es anCochi t ipeopl e,t hi sexper i ence i ncl udes much of t he Ri o Gr andePuebl owor l daswel l .

Bor ni nEs panol ai n1955,Ral ph Roybalhadani nnat ei nt er es ti n NewMexi co’ scul t ur eandi t shi s t or ys ur r oundi ngNat i veAmer i cans .Whenhewasi nhi sear l y t went i es ,Ral phj oi nedt heSant a FeBr onzeFoundr y.I twast her e, undert he gui dance off amous s cul pt orand ar t i s tEr nes tBer ke whohel pedRal phr eal i zehi spot ent i ali nbr onzewor k.

Vi ct or M. Vi gi l ,f r om J emez Puebl oi nNewMexi co,hasbeena s t ones cul pt ur ear t i s ts i nce1978. Hewasbor ni nSanFr anci s coand t akenbackt ohi spuebl owhenhe was15year sol d.

Mat eo at t ended Dar t mout h Col l ege and st udi ed wi t h accl ai medar t i st sBen Fr ankMoss andVar uj anBoghosi an.Her ecei vedan MFA i n pr i nt maki ng f r om t he Uni versi t y of New Mexi co.Mat eo i san awar d wi nni ngar t i stwhohasexhi bi t ed i nt er nat i onal l yi n Canada andi nt heUni t edSt at es.

Overt heyear s ,Ral phhasper f ect edhi scr af tandhasf ocus edon t hees s enceofnat ur alpat i nacr eat ed byt heus eofpol ychr ome. Hi ss ubj ectmat t eri sbas edoni nf l uent i al 19t h cent ur y Nor t h Amer i canNat i vet r i besandt r i bal l eader s . Ral ph hasmadeas ucces s f ulcar eerbydepi ct i ngt r i bal l eader sl i ke Ger oni mo, Bl ack Hawk,Cr azy Hor s eand Si t t i ng Bul lwho bel onged t o var i ous t r i bes l i ke t he Apache, Sauk, Lakot aandSi oux.

As el f t aughtar t i s t ,Vi ct or ’ s i magesar eoft r adi t i onalmen, women andwi l dl i f e.Heuses Col or ado,Ut ahandNewMexi co al abas t er ,aswel lasl i mes t oneand mar bl e. Hemel dst hes hapeof t hes t onewi t hhi si magi nat i ont o cr eat ewhathes eesi nt hes t one. Hewor ksatmaki ng t r adi t i onal Nat i veAmer i cans cul pt ur esi nal l s i zesr angi ngf r om 10 i nchest o 6. 5f eethi gh.

Vi ct ori sa13t i mewi nnerandr eci pi entofmany awar dsatt he pr es t i gi ousSWAI AI ndi anMar ket Hei scur r ent l yaDubi n Fel l ow compet i t i oni nSant aFe.Hehas i n pai nt i ng at t he Schoolof been f eat ur ed at t he Hear d Amer i canResear chi nSant aFe. Mus eum i nAr i zona,t heCul t ur al Mat eo pai nt si n hi sst udi oi n Ral ph’ ss cul pt ur esar ewor l dr e- Cent eri n San Fr anci s coandt he Sant aFeandl i vesi n Poj oaque nowned and can eas i l y be ac- Cul t ur alCent eri n Al buquer que. Puebl o wi t h hi swi f e,Mel i ssa, ces s edt hr oughhi ss t udi oi nRi o Hewass el ect edt ogoont ourr epR a n c h o , Ne w Me x i c o o r v a r i o u s and t hei rchi l dr en Er i k,Povi , r es ent i ngNat i veAmer i canar ti n Fi neAr tExhi bi t s . andRai n. t heOr i ent .

56


Backdr opphot osby:J . K.Par ker

Acuna,Ruben Benal l y,Fer nando Ber r yhi l l ,Les Bi enMur Buf f al oThunder Char et t e,Phi l l i p DeCel l es ,J on Et hel bah,Upt on Fei s s l e,J acki e Gi f t edHandsGal l er y Gus ' sTr adi ngCompany J i menez,Pedr o Ker r ,Lar r y Lynch,Rhet t Me’ Dr u Nevaquaya,Ti m PoehMus eum Ri oGr andeGal l er y Romer o,Car l a Romer o,Mat eo Roybal ,Ral ph Sant aFeGol dwor ks Sunwes tSi l ver Sunwes tSi l ver SWAI A Vi gi l ,Vi ct or Whol eHogCaf é

1 1011 42 4647 5253 4 4849 38 26 5051 3637 4041 67 45 23 19 3031 2223 89 1213 44 2829 I ns i deCover 2021 27 43 39

r acuna@eyer i s i ngar t . com www. f er nandobenal l yj ewel r y. c om 2ber r yhi l l @cox. net www. bi enmur . net www. buf f al ot hunder r es or t . com phi l l i p@s pi r i t one. com j on_decel l es @hot mai l . com www. gr eys hoes . com j acki e. f ei s s l e@gmai l . com gi f t edhands @gr appawi r el es s . com j es s i caj ewel r y3@yahoo. com kachi nas 4u@hot mai l . com evr yt hngs t one@yahoo. com www. r het t l ynch. com i nf o@s ant af ej ewel r y. com nevaquaya@yahoo. com www. poehmus eum. com www. r i ogr andegal l er y. com car l at r omer o@hot mai l . com mat eor omer o007@hot mai l . com f i near t i nbr onze@ms n. com www. s ant af egol dwor ks . com www. s unwes t s i l ver . com www. s unwes t s i l ver . com www. s wai a. or g vi ct or mvi gi l @yahoo. com www. whol ehogcaf e. com 57

NNMAC IM Summer 2011  
NNMAC IM Summer 2011  

NNMAC IM Summer 2011

Advertisement