Art Education: I transferred from my tribal community college to the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe so I could pursue art. I am a senior earning my Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio arts.
Style: Contemporary Native American impressionism. I have been greatly inspired by the French Impressionists.
Creative Spark: Inspiration for me often comes from my heritage, culture, and experiences.
Second-Choice Career: Definitely a curator.
Other Passions: Cuisine.
One Thing People Don’t Know About You: I am a vegetarian.
Best Advice Received: “Fear not what failure will bring, but what success will accomplish.”
Biggest Fear: Never realizing my full potential.
Pet Peeve: I’m very particular, so there are too many to list.
Quirkiest Trait: The way I fold my clothes.
Mantra or Motto: You only have today to do the things you want, as yesterday’s past and tomorrow may never be.
Favorite Work by Another Artist: Winold Reiss and his series of Blackfeet portraits.
Future Goals: Future goals include graduating from IAIA and hopefully pursuing a master’s degree.
Price Range: $500 to $2,300.
Representation: MEI Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
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