Page 19 - IACA Journal, Spring 2012

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Allan Houser would later become one of the foremost
American Indian artists of our time, pursuing his art at the
Institute of American Indian Art and later becoming an in-
structor and credited for developing the program of studies
and techniques in sculpture. He became renowned for his
art and sculpture which is in private, public and museum
collections across the world. The Indian Craft Shop repre-
sents the work of his son, Phillip Haozous, continuing the
presence of this family’s work in the building. The Indian
Craft Shop has been a Retail Member of IACA since 1983.
The Indian Craft Shop, U.S. Department of the Interior,
1849 C St., NW, Washington, DC 20240 202-208-4056;
Allan Houser, 1930s
Gerald Nailor, 1930s
“I understand the important role retailers and businesses play in the
representation of American Indian art. IACA unites businesses and
artists together, fostering outreach to and from artists, well beyond each
other’s borders. Together, we have a great opportunity to bring the
beauty of art to the most people.”
Susan Pourian