For Immediate Release: April 22, 2021


Eric Davis, Marketing & Communications Director

505.424.2351, or [email protected]


Kiera Antonique Fox Among Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) 2021 Graduates

Santa Fe, New Mexico:  April 21, 2021 – The Institute of American Indian Arts is pleased to announce the graduation of Kiera Antonique Fox (Three Affiliated Tribes/Turtle Mountain/Southern Cheyenne/Nakota) with a BFA in Indigenous Liberal Studies. She will receive her degree during the virtual commencement ceremony on-line on May 15, 2021 at 11:00 am MDT. To stream the event on-line, please visit on the morning of commencement.

 Offering undergraduate degrees in Studio Arts, Creative Writing, Cinematic Arts and Technology, Indigenous Liberal Studies, Museum Studies, and Performing Arts — an MFA in Creative Writing and an MFA in Studio Arts — along with certificates in Broadcast JournalismBusiness and Entrepreneurship, Museum Studies, and Native American Art History — IAIA is the only college in the nation dedicated to the study of contemporary Native arts. The school serves approximately 500 full time equivalent (FTE) Native and non-Native American college students from across the globe.  IAIA is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Many of the over four thousand students who have attended IAIA have gone on to earn recognition as acclaimed artists, writers, educators, and leaders in their professions. 

For more information about the IAIA commencement, please contact Eric Davis at 505.424.2351, or [email protected].  For more information about IAIA, please

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About IAIA — For over 50 years, the Institute of American Indian Arts has played a key role in the direction and shape of Native expression. With an internationally acclaimed college, museum, and tribal support resource through our Land-Grant Programs, IAIA is dedicated to the study and advancement of Native arts and cultures — and committed to student achievement and the preservation and progress of their communities.  Learn more about IAIA and our mission at