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David K. John

Artist Background

David K. John has been creating art since he can remember. He began his formal training in high school, and has been recognized for his work since early in his college years. He continues to create works worthy of recognition while holding close to his traditions. He continues to create From the Heart.
 

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exhibitions and awards   ///  collections, publications, honors, galleries and education

 
 

Exhibitions and Awards

 
 

2006


3rd place for drawing, Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Gallery SHow, Kiva Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 
 

2003


2nd place for painting, Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Selected as poster artist for Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 
 

2002

“Quick Draw Award,” Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market
Eight Northern Pueblos Art Show, 2nd place for painting
1st place for painting, Gallup Inter -Tribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico

 
 

2001

1st place for painting, West Valley Native American Arts Festival, Litchfield Park Arizona
1st and 2nd place for painting, Museum of Northern Arizona, Navajo Show, Flagstaff, Arizona
1st and 2nd place for painting; 3rd place for mask.
Selected as poster artist for Eite1jorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

 
 

2000

1st and 2nd place for painting; 3rd place for mask, Museum of Northern Arizona-Navajo Show, Flagstaff, Arizona
Selected as poster artist for Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

 
 

1997

Best of Show for painting, Eight Northern Pueblos Art Show-San Iidefonso, New Mexico
1st place for painting for mask, West Valley Native American Arts Festiva1, Litchfield Park, Arizona
Annual Indian Market Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 
 

1996

2nd place for painting, West Valley Native American Art Festival, Litchfield Park, Arizona
“Honoring the Legacy,” Invitational Indian Art Show, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
Annual Indian Market Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Eight Northern Pueblos Art Show, San Iidefonso, New Mexico
West Valley Native American Arts, Litchfield Park, Arizona

 
 

1995

1st and 2nd place for painting; 1st place for mask, Intertribal Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico
2nd place for painting, Navajo Nation Fair, Window Rock, Arizona
3rd place for mask, Annual Indian Market Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Eight Northern Pueblos Art Show, San Iidefonso, New Mexico
West Valley Native American Arts, Litchfield Park, Arizona

 
 

1994

1st place for painting, Intertribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico
1st place for painting, Intertribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico
1st place for mask, Eight Northern Pueblos Art Show- San Juan, New Mexico
1st place for painting, Navajo Nation Fair, Window Rock, Arizona
Annual Indian Market Show-Santa Fe, New Mexico
West Valley Native American Arts Festival, Litchfield Park, Arizona

 
 

1993

1st place for mask, 3rd place, honorable mention for painting, Annual Navajo Show- Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
3rd place for painting, Intertribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico
3rd place for painting, Annual Indian Market Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico
West Valley Native American Arts Festival, Litchfield Park, Arizona
Eight Northern Pueblos Art Show, San Juan, New Mexico

 
 

1992

2nd place for painting, Annual Navajo Show-Museum of Northern Arizona-Flagstaff, Arizona
1st place for painting, Eight Northern Pueblos Indian Market- San Juan, New Mexico
One Man Show, Gallup Gallery, Gallup, New Mexico
3rd place for painting, Intertribal Indian ceremonial Show, Gallup, New Mexico
Annual Indian Market Show, Savage Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Annual Navajo Nation Fair, Window Rock, Arizona

 
 

1991

1st place for etching; 2nd place for graphics, Annual Navajo Nation Fair, Window Rock, Arizona
1st place for painting, Intertribal Indian Ceremonial, Gallup, New Mexico
Spring Salon Show, Springville, Utah
University of Utah Art Festival, Salt Lake City, Utah
Student Art Show, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah
Red Cloud Indian Art Show, Pineridge, South Dakota
Festival of Native American Indian Arts, Coconino Center for the Arts- Flagstaff, Arizona
Annual Navajo Show, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona

 
 

1988

Red Cloud Indian Art Show, South Dakota
Navajo Show, Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff, Arizona
Student Show, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Navajo Tribal Museum, One Man Show, Window Rock, Arizona
Gold -N- Arrow Gallery, Park City, Utah

 
 

1987

Trail of Tears Show, Oklahoma
Annual Navajo Show, Flagstaff, Arizona
Inter-tribal Ceremonial Show, Gallup, New Mexico
Red Cloud Indian Show, Pineridge, South Dakota

 
 

1986

Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
Annual Christmas Show, Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 
 

1985

Inter-tribal Indian Ceremonial Show, Gallup, New Mexico
Red Cloud Indian Show, Pineridge, South Dakota
Pen University, North Carolina

 
 

1984

Annual Christmas Show, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

 
 

1983

Commissioners Art Show, Richfield, Utah

 
 

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