Native Treasures Living Treasure

MIAC is pleased to announce Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo) as the 2022 recipient of the MIAC Living Treasure award.

This award is part of the annual Native Treasures Art Market and honors Native American artists who have made outstanding artistic contributions to the field of Indigenous arts and culture. Virgil Ortiz’s artistic contributions combine art, décor, fashion, video, and film. One of the most innovative potters of his time, Ortiz’s exquisite works have been exhibited in museum collections around the world including the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.

Photo is courtesy of Virgil Ortiz.

Learn more about Virgil Ortiz and previous Living Treasures below: