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IACA Artists of The Year

IACA supports its Member Artist/Craftspersons through a juried competition for the prestigious awards for artistic excellence. Member artists who have been members for one year are eligible to enter. Here is a gallery of those elite previous IACA Artist of the Year award recepients.

Shane R. Hendren
2016 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affilation: Dine'
Edward Charlie
2015 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affilation: Navajo
 Shane R. Hendren
2014 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affilation: Dine'
JT Willie
2013 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
Caroline Carpio
2012 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affilation: Isleta Pueblo
Earl Plummer
2011 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affilation: Navajo

Mary Small

2010 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Jemez Pueblo
Alfred Joe
2009 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
Mary Lou Big Day
2008 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Crow Nation

Shane R. Hendren
2007 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

 

Amelia Joe Chandler
2006 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Cliff Fragua
2005 Artist of the Year
Tribal Affiliation: Jemez Pueblo

 

Charles Pratt
2004 Artist of the Year
Gallup, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Cheyenne/Arapaho

Lorraine Cate'
2003 Artist of the Year
Santo Domingo Pueblo, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Santo Domingo Pueblo

Mary Small
2002 Artist of the Year
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Jemez Pueblo

Alfred Joe
2001 Artist of the Year
Albuquerque, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

George Shukata Willis
2000 Artist of the Year
Carlsbad, CA
Tribal Affiliation: Choctaw


© Pahponee

Pahponee
1999 Artist of the Year
Elizabeth, CO
Tribal Affiliation: Kansas/Kickapoo


© Bruce Contway

Bruce Contway
1998 Artist of the Year
Whitehall, MT
Tribal Affiliation: Sioux/Chippewa-Cree


© Michael Kirk


Michael Kirk

1997 Artist of the Year
Isleta, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Isleta Pueblo

Jesse T. Hummingbird
1996 Artist of the Year
Bisbee, AZ
Tribal Affiliation: Cherokee

Andy Lee Kirk
1995 Artist of the Year
Isleta, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Isleta Pueblo

Carol Snow
1994 Artist of the Year
Boulder, CO
Tribal Affiliation: Seneca

NAVEEK
1993 Artist of the Year
Taos, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

John Balloue
1992 Artist of the Year
Hayward, CA
Tribal Affiliation: Cherokee

Denny Haskew
1991 Artist of the Year
Loveland, CO
Tribal Affiliation: Potawatomi

Angelina Frances Medina
1990 Artist of the Year
Zuni, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Acoma/Zia

Bill Rabbit
1989 Artist of the Year
Prior, OK
Tribal Affiliation: Cherokee

Jake Livingston
1988 Artist of the Year
Houck, AZ
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Clifford Brycelea
1987 Artist of the Year
Santa Fe, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Mark Silversmith
1986 Artist of the Year
Farmington, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Charles Pratt
1985 Artist of the Year
Santa Fe, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Cheyenne/Arapaho

Jean Bales
1984 Artist of the Year
Cookson, OK
Tribal Affiliation: Iowa

Carolyn Bobelu
1983 Artist of the Year
Zuni, NM
Tribal Affiliation: Zuni

Virginia Stroud
1982 Artist of the Year
Longmont, CO
Tribal Affiliation: Cherokee/Creek

 

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