Contemporary Native Art to Russia

This website shows the art and artists involved in the June-July 2012 Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Art and the September-October 2012 Novosibirsk State Museum of Art biennial.

Arlo Namingha, Chanter #1, graphite and charcoal drawing, 2012

Arlo Namingha, Hano Mana, graphite and charcoal drawing, 2012

Arlo Namingha, Cultural Image #4, graphite and charcoal drawing, 2011

Arlo Namingha, Cultural Image #3, graphite and charcoal drawing, 2011

Arlo Namingha


Arlo Namingha, from the Tewa/Hopi tribe, is the eldest son of internationally known artist Dan Namingha. He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico and raised in San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico. Growing up with his Native culture he started carving Katsina Dolls at an early age. Working from commissions, in his early twenties, he started producing wood sculptures and now works in wood, clay, stone, fabricated and casted bronze. His focus changed to his art career with recent exhibits in both the Southwest and East coast. His works are included in many museums and private collections along with U.S. Embassies, and he has received many public commissions. In 2003, Arlo and Dan Namingha were commissioned to create a sculpture called Looking to the Future for the state of New Mexico.  His work was part of the exhibit traveling from 2002–2004 called Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation, Contemporary Native American Art from the Southwest..Arlo had also been selected to be a part of a traveling exhibition that toured through China and to different Museums and Universities for a year. He just completed a large-scale commission for the Talking Stick Casino and Resort of a triptych for the Casino Arizona. This piece was installed in the April 2010. He has also generously given to various organizations and fundraisers through out New Mexico.

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