Friday, Aug. 19



Santa Fe New Mexican


8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wheelwright Museum Benefit Sale Hundreds of one-of-a-kind Native American artworks are sold to benefit the Wheelwright Museum and its programming. Free. Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian 704 Camino Lejo 505-982-4636 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pathways Indigenous Arts Festival (through Aug. 21) Poeh Cultural Center and Pojoaque Pueblo host this art market featuring jewelry, beadwork, pottery, sculpture, painting and apparel from 400-plus artists from tribes across the United States. Highlights include indoor and outdoor booths, live music, youth activities, murals, art demonstrations, film screenings, artist panels and the Pueblo Fashion Showcase. Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino 30 Buffalo Thunder Trail 505-455-5054 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sovereign Santa Fe 2022 (through Aug. 21) The fourth annual contemporary Native American art expo, guest curated by Tony Abeyta (Navajo), highlights “new school” Indigenous art. Artists include Danielle SeeWalker (Lakota/Standing Rock Sioux), Don Bailey (Hoopa Valley), Derayna DeClay (Diné), Jesse Raine Littlebird (Laguna/Kewa Pueblos), Robyn Tsinnajinnie (Diné) and Jonathan Warm Day Coming (Taos Pueblo). A portion of sales support the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women. La Fonda on the Plaza 100 E. San Francisco St. 575-751-4278 Sovereign SantaFe/ 11 a.m.-2 p.m. SWAIA’s Best of Show Ceremony and Luncheon Open to SWAIA members only (see website to become a member), this event celebrates the top award-winning artists of the year. The awards ceremony is followed by a luncheon for best of show and best of classification winners, their guests and SWAIA ticket holders. Attendees can also preview artwork from all classifications. Tickets $150 Santa Fe Community Convention Center W. Marcy St. 505-983-5220 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Preston Singletary (Tlingit) and Dan Friday (Lummi) give glassblowing demonstrations. Singletary includes cultural and historical images from his Tlingit ancestry in richly detailed, beautifully hued glass. Friday's roots in the Pacific Northwest influence his artistic vision. Also on Saturday, Aug. 20. Blue Rain Gallery 544 S. Guadalupe St. 505-954-9902 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Painting demonstration with Hyrum Joe (Navajo), dedicated chronicler of the Navajo people's daily life. Blue Rain Gallery 544 S. Guadalupe St. 505-954-9902 2-4 p.m. SWAIA’s Sneak Peek of Award-Winning Art and Silent Auction SWAIA members can see the best of Indian Market art and bid on award-winning artwork. Tickets $75 Santa Fe Community Convention Center W. Marcy St. 505-983-5220 3-5 p.m. Reception for Gia Kwijo' Pehtsijeh (Grandmother's Stories) and Legacy: Indian Market 2022 Gia Kwijo' Pehtsijeh features new works in clay and watercolor paintings by Juan de la Cruz (Santa Clara Pueblo). Legacy includes the work of Nathan Youngblood (Santa Clara Pueblo), Tammy Garcia (Santa Clara Pueblo), Les Namingha (Hopi-Tewa/Zuni), Steve Lucas (Hopi-Tewa), Al Qoyawayma (Hopi), Chase Kawinhut Earles (Caddo), Jeremey Frey (Passamaquoddy), Marla Allison (Laguna), Dolores Curran (Santa Clara Pueblo), Chris Youngblood (Santa Clara Pueblo), Jennifer Tafoya (Santa Clara Pueblo), Robert Patricio (Acoma), Jared Tso (Diné), Daniel Begay (Santa Clara Pueblo/Diné) and Autumn Borts-Medlock (Santa Clara Pueblo). King Galleries 130 Lincoln Ave., Suite D 480-440-3912 4-6 p.m. SWAIA’s General Preview of Award-Winning Art Immediately after the Sneak Peek event, attendees can see best of show and best of classification winners ahead of the weekend market. Tickets $40 Santa Fe Community Convention Center W. Marcy St. 505-983-5220 4-7 p.m. Reception for Sikyatki Revival New pieces by Nampeyo and her descendant, Hopi master potter Rachel Sahmie. Steve Elmore Indian Art 839 Paseo de Peralta, Suite M 505-995-9677 5-7 p.m. Reception for Duane Slick Slick, an artist of Meskwaki and Ho-Chunk descent, exhibits recent work, including paintings from his Coyote Mask series. The show runs through Sept. 10. Chiaroscuro Contemporary Art 558 Canyon Road 505-992-0711 5-7 p.m. Reception for Annual Indian Market Exhibit Featuring Raymond Nordwall's (Pawnee/Ojibwe/Cherokee) watercolors on vintage maps, oils and mixed media. Nordwall Gallery and Studio 618 Canyon Road 505-988-5057, 5-7:30 p.m. Reception for Indian Market Group Show The show features works by Ben Nighthorse (Cheyenne), Kevin Red Star (Crow), Ray Tracey (Navajo), Cody Sanderson (Navajo), Victoria Adams (Cheyenne) and others and runs through Sunday, Aug. 21. Sorrel Sky Gallery 125 W. Palace Ave. 505-501-6555, 5-8 p.m. Reception for Preston Singletary, an exhibit of works by the Tlingit glass artist. Blue Rain Gallery 544 S. Guadalupe St. 505-954-9902 6-10 p.m. Empower: New Native Fashion This runway show from the SkyEagle Collection features new work by Osage fashion designer Dante Biss-Grayson. A party follows the show, which also takes place Saturday, Aug. 20. Tickets $20-$100 La Fonda on the Plaza 100 E. San Francisco St. 575-751-4278