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Institute of American Indian Arts faculty member to give lecture Feb. 28

Santa Fe's Institute of American Indian Arts' (IAIA) mission statement and art programs will be discussed by IAIA faculty member Barbara Lucero-Sand at New Mexico State University from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, in Williams Hall Room 212.

Barbara Lucero-Sand, faculty member at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, will give a lecture at New Mexico State University Friday, Feb. 28. (Courtesy photo)

Lucero-Sand is originally from Taos, N.M., and received her master of fine arts in photographic studies from Arizona State University under the directorship of photo historian and art critic Bill Jay. She received a graduate certificate in museum studies in anthropology while director of Northlight Gallery, ASU's fine art photographic collection and exhibition venue.

Along with teaching museum studies at the IAIA and creating art, Lucero-Sand has worked as a curatorial team member for a number of major international and national exhibitions. She also has been a contributing writer or editor on a number of photographic-related books and publications and has taught collections care and exhibition planning and design at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Lucero-Sand also will select student artwork to be displayed in the upcoming Annual Student Exhibition. The student exhibition will have an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 7, in the University Art Gallery located near the intersection of University Avenue and Solano Drive.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information contact Billie Yandell at (505) 646-2545