01 May 2013

First American Art Magazine Is Online!

First American Art Magazine, the new magazine dedicated to serious coverage of arts of Indigenous peoples of the Americas, North and South, is now available for free online at

High quality, glossy print versions of the magazine are available online as well. This pilot issue profiles:
  • Orlando Dugi
    Diné beadwork artist and fashion designer
  • Anita Fields
    Osage-Muscogee Creek ceramic artist
  • Tom Jones Jr.
    Ho-Chunk photographer and conceptual artist
  • Erin Shaw
    Chickasaw–Choctaw painter and mixed media artist.
Feature articles include "More Than Just a Trend: Rethinking the 'Native' in Native Fashion," by Dr. Jessica R. Metcalfe (Turtle Mountain Chippewa); "Northern Lights: Greenlandic Art in the 21st Century," by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation), and "Something Imperialistic Happened on the Way to the Louvre: Delegation Amérindienne 2012, An Artist's Perspective," by Roy Boney Jr. (Cherokee Nation). Departments include book and art show reviews, a graphic design column by Neebinnaukzhik Southall (Rama First Nation Chippewa), literature by Dr. Reid Gómez (Navajo), art news, classified ads, memorial articles, and much more.

The First American Art Magazine website has calendar listings for upcoming Native American art events and calls for entries, grants, fellowships, and other opportunities.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

I am fond of arts as I visit each and every exhibition in the country and gather thee arts samples of the bestessay to understand the culture of ours and of those as well who are not from here. I am happy that finally we have crossed a milestone of our own art magazine.