Select Collections

Friends of Art and Preservation in Embassies, Washington, DC (artwork purchased for the American Embassy in Uganda)
Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY
The Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, NC
The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
The Clay Center, Charleston, WV
Museum of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM
The Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, NM
St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
The Kennedy Museum of American Art, Athens, OH
Mobil Corporations, Dallas, TX
Neutrogena Collection, Los Angeles, CA (artworks purchased for corporate offices in the US and Europe)
Sundance Collection, Provo, UT
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA
University of New Mexico, Johnson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Avalon Trust Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Numerous Private Collections

Select Awards and Fellowships

“Chaco Heritage: Contemporary Native American Artists Explore Ancient Traditions,” an National Endowment for the Arts funded fellowship at the University of New Mexico, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and World Heritage Site Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico.
“Originals” 2007 Honored Artist, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Governor’s Outstanding New Mexico Woman’s Award, Santa Fe, NM
Inductee, New Mexico Women’s Hall of Fame, Albuquerque, NM
Recognition as a participatory artist, “Gift to the Nation,” Friends of the Art & Preservation of Embassies, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Home Award “Top 500 Designs,” for design of Pendleton Limited Edition Blankets, New York, NY
One-month lecture tour to 9 cities in Japan, United States Information Agency

Select Art/Design Projects

Smithsonian Mail Order Catalog
Pendelton Blanket, Trail Series
Scalamandre, Ancient Blanket Series
Ramona by Ramona, Chaco Cup
Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta
Designing a line of homeware products and accessories
Kurdistan Regional Government, Statistics Office, Erbil, Iraq: Design cultural theming, consultant to Bayberry International, Easton, MD. Designed architectural elements for the building based on Kurdish art and culture.
Gila River Health Care Corporation, Tucson, Arizona: Designed flooring and other architectural elements for the new hospital building based ontribal cultural values.Johnson, Smitthipong and Rosamond Architects, Tucson, AZ.
Marriott Residence Inn, Sacramento, CA: Design consultant to developer (Christopher Corporation, Three Fires, and Marriott Hotels) and interior designer (Johnson Braund Design Group) for design themes and artwork for planned business hotel.
Tempe Center for the Performing Arts, Tempe, Arizona: Public Art project; one of three artists designing artwork integrated with the building. Designed 7800 sq.ft of custom carpet for the center. Barton Myers, Architect, Los Angeles, CA.
Marriott Residence Inn, Washington, DC: Design consultant to developer (Donohoe Corporation) and interior designer (BBGM) for design themes and artwork for planned business hotel
Chickasaw Cultural Center, Sulphur, Oklahoma: Designed outdoor interactive site installations based on tribal histories/stories for a new cultural center for the Chickasaw Nation. Designed with Andrew Merriell & Associates, Interpretive Planning & Design, Santa Fe, NM and Overland Partners, Architects, San Antonio, TX
National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC: Member of the Architectural Design Team for the National Mall Museum building; with architects GBQC, Philadelphia, PA; Polshek & Associates, NY; SmithGroup, Washington, DC; Jones and Jones, Seattle, WA; landscape architect EDAW, Washington, DC
Master planning, created design vocabulary representing 500 tribes for use by the Architectural Design Team, exhibit design team and interior designers. Designed the “Entry Plaza Birthdate”, Potomac Solstic and Equinox markers, “Copper Screen Wall”, elevator cabs, Ceremonial Front Doors and pulls, theater curtain, and other architectural elements.
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