Board of Directors
Kenneth Johnson is a contemporary Native American designer and metalsmith with an extensive career.
Rachel has led the development of the current center from idea to reality.
Vanessa Elmore is an art appraiser and has been in the art industry for over twenty years.
Randy J. Brokeshoulder is of Hopi, Navajo, and Absentee Shawnee heritage. He is a third-generation katsina carver and the great-grandson to Guy Maktima of Hotevilla—Third Mesa, Arizona. He currently resides in Santa Fe, New Mexico, as a finance banker and artist.
Haŋ mitakuyapi. Suŋgina Duzaham Wiŋyan emakiapi. Mnisda Wakiyaŋ Iŋga tiwahe etaŋhaŋ ouhepi. Damakoda nakun Nakoda, de Tatanka Oyate. Cante waste yuha, ciyuzihapi. (Greetings our relatives. My name is Jessa Rae Growing Thunder. The Growing Thunder family comes from...
Laurence A. G. Moss was raised in western Canada, Dr. Moss has lived and worked principally in western North America, Pacific Asia, and Central Europe. His North American base was Santa Fe, New Mexico from 1986 to 2006 when he returned to the Pacific Northwest with...
Gerald G. Stiebel has been a dealer for over fifty years specializing in European arts.
Will Wilson is a Diné photographer who spent his formative years in the Navajo Nation.
Teri Greeves was born on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming and is of Italian-American and Comanche descent.
Directors, in memoriam
All my life I’ve relied on this measured process of aesthetic absorption, whether the work is a Renaissance plaquette or a Native American wearing blanket. It involves returning over and again to the individual work of art. I revisit and bear constantly in mind the...
Eugene V. Thaw, a major American collector of European old master art and one of the world’s most respected dealers in the field, passed away in January 2018. Mr. Thaw and his wife Clare E. Thaw shared the love of art. Mr. Thaw also earned distinction as the co-author...
Rachel de W. Wixom’s extensive experience includes ten years as Head of Publications of the Whitney Museum of American Art
Bess assists in developing and coordinating public programs including workshops, conversations, research visits and demonstrations with Native American artists.
Samantha Tracy is Diné from Fort Defiance, Arizona, and is a recent graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), where she received a BFA in Museum Studies.