Young Native Artists Awards (2007)

The Native American Rights Foundation, (NARF) located in Boulder, Colorado, announced the winners of its competition for Young Native Artists for its Modern Day Warrior show last week. Thirty-nine artists from thirty-four tribes made the final cut, including X number of artists from New Mexico. They are:

NARF also selected three Modern Day Warrior “Best-in-Show” artists, including NMAN alumni and Navajo artist Monty Singer, who won for his piece “Old Fears, New Rituals” shown above. Singer is also showing a piece (shown below) at the IAIA Museum’s “War Paint” show, which opened two weeks ago to local and international acclaim.

NARF is a non-profit organization that provides legal representation and technical assistance to Native tribes, individuals and organizations in order to provide equal access to the justice system for Native Americans. This show is their 2nd Annual and is a fund-raising event for the organization. The show will be held November 10th in Boulder.

November 27th, 2007 by