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Mid-Century Santa Fe Announces 2019 Student Art And Design Competition Winners

on May 29, 2019 - 5:41am
Nika Feldman. XXXL, 2017. Embroidery, recycled T-shirts, aluminum can tabs. 40 inches x 35 inches. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
 
Derayna DeClay (White Mountain Apache). Apache Dawn, 2019. Acrylic. 6 feet x 5 feet. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
 
MCSF News:
 
SANTA FE — The Mid-Century Santa Fe collaboration is proud to announce the 2019 Student Art and Design Competition award recipients.
 
The competition honors Lloyd Kiva New (Cherokee), Alexander Girard, and Georgia O’Keeffe’s influence and contributions to New Mexico’s textile, fashion, and visual art landscape. Mid-Century Santa Fe collaborators have selected winners in each of the three categories, as well as Best in Show from a pool of New Mexico’s full-time college students. The winning works will be on view from August 1 to August 20, 2019, in the Joan and Clifford Vernick Auditorium at the Museum of International Folk Art (MOIFA).
 
American Home, New Mexico's purveyor of fine furnishings with locations in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, and Farmington, sponsors the 2019 Student Art and Design Competition. American Home curates a wide selection of home furniture and furnishings, including Mid-Century products for the home. President Kenton Van Harten said, “We have committed ourselves to the communities we serve as demonstrated by our ongoing support of the social services, education and the arts in New Mexico. We are especially delighted to support this student design competition.”
 
The Mid-Century Santa Fe 2019 Student Art and Design winners are:
 
Textiles:
Jaida Grey Eagle (Oglala Lakota)
Institute of American Indian Arts, majoring in Studio Arts
Stay Gold, 2019. Beadwork. 12 inches x 2 inches
 
Fashion:
Nika Feldman
Institute of American Indian Arts, majoring in Indigenous Liberal Studies
XXXL, 2017. Embroidery, recycled T-shirts, aluminum can tabs. 40 inches x 35 inches
 
Visual Art:
Derayna DeClay (White Mountain Apache)
Institute of American Indian Arts, majoring in Studio Arts
Apache Dawn, 2019. Acrylic. 6 feet x 5 feet
 
Best in Show:
John Francis Mustain
Santa Fe Community College, majoring in Fine Woodworking
Bar Stool #1, 2017. Red oak. 21 inches x 21 inches x 40 inches
 
Mid-Century Santa Fe collaborators thank all competition participants for their contributions.
 
The Mid-Century Santa Fe collaboration, May 5 to Oct. 27, 2019, gathers Santa Fe’s masters of modern art and design, Alexander Girard, Lloyd Kiva New, and Georgia O’Keeffe. The partnership between the Museum of International Folk Art, the Institute of American Indian Arts, and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum explores the artists’ life and influence through exhibitions and community engagement. The Mid-Century Santa Fe 2019 Student Art Competition is partially funded by the City of Santa Fe Arts Commission and the 1 percent Lodgers’ Tax.

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