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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Institute of American Indian Arts and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Institute of American Indian Arts, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Institute of American Indian Arts include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Institute of American Indian Arts alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Institute of American Indian Arts are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Institute of American Indian Arts.

List features graduates like Joy Harjo and Sherwin Bitsui.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Institute of American Indian Arts?” and “Which celebrities are Institute of American Indian Arts alumni?”

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Marie Watt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Marie Watt Marie Watt is a contemporary artist living and working in Portland, Oregon. Part Seneca, Watt has created work in many different media centered on contemporary Native American themes.

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Sherwin Bitsui is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Sherwin Bitsui Painter, Writer Sherwin Bitsui is originally from Baaʼoogeedí, on the Navajo Nation. His book, Floodsong, won the American Book Award and the PEN Open Book Award.

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James Thomas Stevens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
James Thomas Stevens Poet, Writer James Thomas Stevens is an American poet and academic. He is a member of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and currently teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Joy Harjo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Joy Harjo Poet, Musician, Writer Joy Harjo is a Mvskoke poet, musician, and author. She is often cited as playing a formidable role in the second wave of what critic Kenneth Lincoln termed the Native American Renaissance of the ...more

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Linda Lomahaftewa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Linda Lomahaftewa Linda Lomahaftewa is a Hopi and Choctaw printmaker, painter, and educator living in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Diego Romero is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Diego Romero Artist Diego Romero is a Cochiti Pueblo artist living in New Mexico.

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Kevin Red Star is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Kevin Red Star Artist Kevin Red Star is a Native American artist. He was born and lives in Lodge Grass, Montana and is a member of the Crow tribe.

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Roxanne Swentzell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Roxanne Swentzell Roxanne Swentzell is a renowned Santa Clara Pueblo ceramic sculptor. Swentzell is known for her rounded figures of indigenous people, primarily women. Her mother, Rina Swentzell is a noted ...more

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Dan Namingha is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Dan Namingha Dan Namingha is a Native American painter and sculptor. He is Dextra Quotskuyva's son, and a great-great-grandson of Nampeyo. He is a member of the Hopi-Tewa tribe. He currently lives in Santa ...more

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Eddie Chuculate is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Eddie Chuculate Eddie Chuculate is an American fiction writer who is enrolled in the Muscogee Nation and of Cherokee descent. His first book, Cheyenne Madonna, was published in July 2012 by Black Sparrow Books, ...more

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Richard Ray Whitman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Richard Ray Whitman Poet, Actor, Visual Artist Richard Ray Whitman is a Yuchi-Muscogee Creek multidisciplinary visual artist, poet, and actor. He is enrolled in the Muscogee Creek Nation and lives in Oklahoma.

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Gerald McMaster is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Gerald McMaster Curator Gerald Raymond McMaster is a Plains Cree and Blackfoot curator, artist, and author. He is enrolled in the Siksika First Nation. Currently he lives in Toronto, Canada and is curator of Canadian ...more

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Shonto Begay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Shonto Begay Illustrator

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Nathan Jackson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Institute Of American Indian Arts Alumni
Nathan Jackson Nathan Jackson is an Alaska native artist. He is among the most important living Tlingit artists and the most important Alaskan artists. He is best known for his totem poles, but works in a ...more