AFFILIATIONS & NATIVE ART ORGANIZATIONS
The Santa Fe Indian Market – Southwestern Association of American Indian Arts
Each year the Santa Fe Indian Market® includes 1,200 artists from about 100 tribes who show their work in over 600 booths. The event attracts an estimated 100,000 visitors to Santa Fe from all over the world. Buyers, collectors and gallery owners come to Indian Market to take advantage of the opportunity to buy directly from the artists. For many visitors, this is a rare opportunity to meet the artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures.
The Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market
One of Arizona’s most significant cultural events, the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, the state’s largest, continues to combine innovative new artists and activities with the timeless traditions of the Southwest. The Fair is a world-acclaimed festival that draws nearly 20,000 visitors and more than 700 of the nation’s most outstanding and successful American Indian artists.
School for Advanced Research
The School for Advanced Research, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was established in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1907 as a center for the study of the archaeology and ethnology of the American Southwest.
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Located in downtown Santa Fe, NM the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts is dedicated to advancing the discourse, knowledge and understanding of contemporary Native arts. The Museum is a center of the Institute of American Indian Arts.
Established in 1978 in Tulsa, Lovetts Gallery is the oldest Oklahoma fine art gallery specializing in vast artistic diversity, with over 70 local, regional, national, and international artists working in nearly every genre and medium.
Tom Taylor Custom Belts Buckles and Accessories
provides wearable art from the highest quality leatherworkers and silver artists in the Southwest, Tom Taylor has become a trusted source for luxury belts, buckles and accessories since it opened its doors in 1985.