Category: Board

Learn more about the people who make the Coe Center and its mission their passion.

Director, Chair: Kenneth Johnson

Director, Chair: Kenneth Johnson (Muscogee/Seminole) Kenneth Johnson is a contemporary Native American designer and metalsmith with a career spanning over two decades. His career achievements include a one-man show at the Creek Council House Museum, the 2005 Santa Fe...

Director, President: Rachel de W. Wixom

Director (ex officio), President and Founding Director: Rachel de W. Wixom Rachel de W. Wixom has worked in the art industry for over thirty years. In 1989, she began at the international art publisher teNeues Publishing Company in their New York City office. She was...

Director, Secretary: Vanessa Elmore

Director, Secretary: Vanessa Elmore (Colombian-American) Vanessa is a professional art appraiser, advisor, and collections manager specializing in the Art of the Americas, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Art History from the University of New Mexico. Based in...

Director: Randy J. Brokeshoulder

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...

Director: Jessa Rae Growing Thunder

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...

Director, Laurence A. G. Moss

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...