As fine art collectors and enthusiasts from around the world gather in social destining small groups and virtually in Santa Fe, New Mexico this August they will have the unique opportunity to experience the second official ‘Sovereign Santa Fe 2020′ art exhibit.
Sovereign Santa Fe 2020 is a curated Contemporary Native American Arts exhibition showcasing cutting edge indigenous creativity.
Sovereign’s mission is to create a platform to highlight NewSchool Native American Arts and its elusive relationship between traditional and contemporary.
Organized by FaraHNHeight Fine Art, Tony Abeyta, Randy L Barton, Keith Grosbeck, and Gregory F. Farah and taking place at La Fonda on the Plaza in La Terraza Ballroom, Sovereign fosters a community of forward thinking artists.
The exhibition features contemporary paintings, sculptures and other mediums.
Sovereign allows visitors to view and interact with over 20 different contemporary native artists’ work, including but not limited to: Monty Little, The Carson Twins, Sheldon Harvey, Melissa Cody, David Naranjo, April Holder, George Alexander, Raven Arbuckle, Aaron Kiyaani Art, Sandra Cohoe, Jamie Chavez, AThompsons Art (Antoinette Thompson), Jesse Raine Littlebird, Suann Davin, Jay Smiley, Robyn Tsinnajinnie, Orlando Allison, and others.
Sovereign Santa Fe was established in 2019 to give vibrant Native American artists an on-trend platform to showcase and share their accomplished work and talent.
This year, Sovereign Santa Fe partners with La Fonda’s Terrace Rooftop Garden Patio, now open to the public for lite fare & libations.
Visitors can explore the art exhibit in a safe and socially distanced atmosphere. Enjoy flavorful fare and cool drinks at La Fonda’s beautiful, open-air rooftop garden venue overlooking the Santa Fe Plaza and Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.
What: Sovereign Santa Fe Exhibition
Where: La Fonda on the Plaza, La Terraza Ballroom
When: Mon, August 10th – Sun, August 16th | 10AM – 9PM
Food & Drinks: The Terrace Rooftop Garden Patio | M-Th 3-9PM | Fri -Sun 12-9PM
Sovereign Santa Fe is a collaborative event with the following participants: FaraHNHeight Fine Art, Gregory F. Farah, La Fonda on the Plaza, Tony Abeyta (Guest Curator), Contemporary Native American Arts Group, Randy L Barton, Keith Grosbeck, Native American Art.
Sovereign Santa Fe will be donating a portion of sales to various philanthropic fundraisers supporting and promoting Native American Sovereignty & Culture, along with Black Lives Matter.
Partial List of Participating Artists:
• Sheldon Harvey (Diné)
• April Holder (Sac & Fox)
• George Alexander (Muscogee Creek)
• Raven Arbuckle (Ojibwe/Choctaw)
• Jay Smiley (Diné)
• Melissa Cody (Diné)
• Randy L Barton (Diné)
• DeAnna Autumn Leaf Suazo (Taos Pueblo / Diné)
• Jesse Raine Littlebird (Laguna & Kewa Pueblos)
• Suann Davin (Taos Pueblo)
• Monty Little (Diné)
• Margaret Carson & Bizzle G. Carson(Choctaw)
• David Naranjo (Santa Clara Pueblo)
• Sandra Cohoe (Diné)
• Micah Wesley (Kiowa/Creek)
• Jamie Chavez (Raramuri / Tarahumara / Chicano)
• Antoinette Thompson aka AThompsons Art (Diné)
• Aaron Kiyaani (Diné)
• Shondinii Walters(Diné)
• Orlando Allison (Hopi)
• Robyn Tsinnajinnie (Diné)
• Adrian Wall (Jemez Pueblo)