Monthly Archives: August 2010

August 20 2010

Hot off the Press!!!

For the first time ever, the submittals for Indian Market were of such caliber that the judges were not able to choose just one piece as Best of Show.   This year we have TWO Best of Show winners.  Filmmaker Blackhorse Lowe (Diné) won Best of Show for his film entitled Shimásání, which roughly translated means […]

August 19 2010

On Pins and Needles Awaiting the Best of Show Winner

Today is judging day at Indian Market.  All of the artists’ pieces that were delivered to the Convention Center yesterday have now been classified.  As I write this, the judges are evaluating each piece of art submitted. The two head honchos in charge of the judging are Carole Sandoval (Ohkay Owingeh), Vice Chair of SWAIA’s […]

August 18 2010

Wednesday’s Behind the Scenes Peek at Indian Market

The Wednesday before Indian Market officially begins is the day that Native American artists submit all art being considered for awards for this year’s Market.    The process begins with artists lining up outside the Convention Center with their art. Each piece is accepted by an “Official Receiver”, a volunteer who determines the judging category […]