Heard Guild Presents

Heard Guild Presents
Indigenous Visions: Marquee Artists Series

Save the dates for this outstanding series
October 27, November 30, December 14, January 25
10:00am – 12:00pm / Steele Auditorium
Register Today

A rare opportunity to attend in-person, up close demonstrations by notable American Indian artists specializing in Pottery, Weaving, Jewelry and Painting.

Heard Guild Presents! is excited to bring you this new educational opportunity for the 2022-2023 Guild Year.

Mark your calendars now for a 4-part series of exceptional programs!
Additionally, you will be able to buy original art directly from these outstanding artists.

 Indigenous Visions: Marquee Artists Series

Series One – Thurs., October 27, 2022
10:00am – 12:00pm
Steele Auditorium
Featuring Kathleen Wall

Kathleen is an award-winning Jemez Pueblo potter who creates whimsical figure in Native clay and in bronze, as well as mixed media works.

Producing her first storyteller when she was 8, Kathleen is descended from a long line of ceramic artists and has supported herself as a working artist from the age of 17.


Series Two – Wed., November 30, 2022
10:00am – 12:00pm
Steele Auditorium
Barbara Teller Ornelas and Lynda Teller Pete

The Teller sisters are highly regarded fifth generation Navajo weavers who grew up weaving Two Grey Hills tapestries, taught by their mother Ruth Teller. Together they wrote Spiderwoman’s Children: Modern Navajo Weavers Today (2018) and How to Weave a Navajo Rug and Other Lessons from Spider Woman (2020). Both women are multi-award winning weavers and frequently conduct weaving workshops, jointly and individually.

Series 3 – Wed., December 14, 2022
10:00am – 12:00pm
Steele Auditorium

Ray Tracey 

Ray is a renowned designer of both contemporary and traditional jewelry working in gold, silver and semi-precious stones.

The former Hollywood actor will be demonstrating traditional sand-casting techniques while sharing stories regarding his life and his family.


Series 4 – Wed., January 25, 2023
10:00am – 12:00pm
Steele Auditorium
Tony Abeyta

Tony is a nationally acclaimed Diné artist, best known for his lively mixed media and oil paintings of the New Mexico landscape, ancestral Navajo iconography and American Modernism. The multi-talented artist also creates unique tufa cast silver jewelry.

His work is found in major museums, including the Heard Museum, the Smithsonian’s NMAI. A current exhibit at the Wheelwright Museum focuses on his family’s accomplishments.

Marquee Artist Series Fees:
Guild Member: $50.00
Non Member: $60.00