Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer is the curator of collections at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She took a few moments out of her busy schedule to speak with me about her upcoming exhibition 50/50 Fifty Artists /Fifty Years.
Interview by Gloria Bell.
What selection process did you use to pick out 50 pieces from the collection?
Could you tell me about the IAIA’s collection? (Institute of American Indian Arts?)
Is there anything else you would like to add?
Also I wanted to mention, throughout the exhibition, I’m including quotes by Llody Kiva New , the first arts director of IAIA director, professor emeritus, and one of the visionaries of the school. I wanted to pay honour to him. We are celebrating our 40th anniversary for the museum, the institute is celebrating its 50th! The museum has maintained and directed this collection for forty years.
Thank you to Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer and the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts for their cooperation.