IACA Journal Winter 2016 - page 1

CALENDAR
January 2016: 6th Annual Survey of
the American Indian Art Market into
the field
IACA Board of Directors Meeting
January 20 & 21
IACA Offices, Albuquerque
February 1: 6th Annual Survey of the
American Indian Art Market released.
April 4-5: IACA Spring Wholesale
Market. Isleta Resort and Casino,
Albuquerque
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
President’s Message
2
Welcome to new IACA
Members
2
Value to IACA Members
of Volunteers
3
IACA 2016 Spring
Wholesale Market
3
Call for 2016 IACA Artist
of the Year Candidates
4
Kathi Ouellet
has been elected IACA President for 2016. Kathi is the Managing
Director of River Trading Post in Scottsdale, AZ, and is a Retail Member.
Returning to the IACA Board is
Dee Dowers.
Dee will serve as Secretary of the
Board and is a Collector Member.
Newly elected Board members include
Gordon Clark
, Retail
Member, and Artist Members,
Dawn Dark Mountain
and
Joseph R. (Jojo) Jojola
.
Gordon Clark
is a retail veteran, having worked with JC Penney and Sears, as
well as owning his own carpet store in Madison, Georgia.
10 Years ago Gordon and wife Jeannie opened Artisan’s Alley—Southwestern
Gallery in Madison where they
feature American Indian jewelry, pottery and
other American Indian art. Gordon says, “I have a great desire to participate in
this industry and help it progress and improve as much as possible.
Dawn Dark Mountain
is an Oneida Indian artist from Wisconsin who specializes
in watercolors. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of
Fine Arts and the University of Iowa with a Master of Fine Arts degree. She has
taught both elementary and pre-school children. She is the recipient of numerous
awards, including a SWAIA fellowship. Dawn also has served on many boards,
including the Oneida Nations Arts Program and the Wisconsin Alliance of Artists
and Craftspeople.
Joseph R. (Jojo) Jojola
has been an IACA member since 1974. He is employed
by the Army Research Laboratory at White Sands, NM and served as mayor of
White Sands Missile Range from 1987 to 1989. Jojo started silversmithing as a
young man on the reservation and continued his craft while stationed in Germany
with the US Army. Jojo's roots lie in the Isleta Pueblo Indian Reservation.
Retiring from the IACA board
are long-time board members Joe Zeller, who
served for seven years on the board (four of those as IACA president) and Pam
Lujan-Hauer, a six year board veteran. Also retiring are Dr. Leona Zastrow and
Cliff Fragua, who served as IACA President in 2000.
I n d i a n A r t s a n d C r a f t s A s s o c i a t i o n
J O U R N A L
THE WORLD’S LEADING AMERICAN INDIAN ARTS ALLIANCE
Volume 5, Issue 1
Winter 2016
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