Rhode Island
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
Cultural Nonprofit
Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance

Our Mission

The Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance (NIAA) is to strengthen and support the Northeast Indigenous artist community by providing opportunities that will promote, protect, preserve and continue the artistic vitality of work in the region. We are a consortium of Native organizations and artists that have joined together to support the cultural vitality of our region, by providing resources and opportunities, addressing needs and connecting artists.

What we do

  • Promote and protect New England Native American art, artists and resources needed to make the art
  • Provide support to Northeast Native American artists by bringing the tools needed enhance their productivity
  • Empower artists by providing professional development opportunities to encourage successful business leadership
  • Provide technical assistance for artists who need help in applying to opportunities
  • Raise the visibility of Northeast Indigenous art and its artists

What we provide

The Northeast Indigenous Arts Alliance (NIAA) is to strengthen and support the Northeast Indigenous artist community by providing opportunities that will promote, protect, preserve and continue the artistic vitality of work in the region. We are a consortium of Native organizations and artists that have joined together to support the cultural vitality of our region, by providing resources and opportunities, addressing needs and connecting artists.

  • Promote and protect New England Native American art, artists and resources needed to make the art
  • Provide support to Northeast Native American artists by bringing the tools needed enhance their productivity
  • Empower artists by providing professional development opportunities to encourage successful business leadership
  • Provide technical assistance for artists who need help in applying to opportunities
  • Raise the visibility of Northeast Indigenous art and its artists
  • Resources for Native American artists
  • Communication about current activities, opportunities and upcoming events
  • Information sharing via blogs, social media
  • Networking space for artists to connect to each other and beyond

Contact Information

First Name: 
Dawn
Job Title/Position: 
Director
Mailing Address: 
15 Oak Street
RI 02804
Physical Address: 
15 Oak Street
Ashaway, RI 02804
Last Name: 
Spears

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Multi-Disciplinary
Additional Disciplines: 
Music - Native American Drum
Theater - Storytelling
Visual/Crafts - General
Visual/Crafts - Basket Weaving
Visual/Crafts - Carving
Visual/Crafts - Clay
Visual/Crafts - Experimental
Visual/Crafts - Jewelry
Visual/Crafts - Leather
Visual/Crafts - Light Art
Visual/Crafts - Painting
Visual/Crafts - Photography
Visual/Crafts - Sculpture
Visual/Crafts - Stone
Visual/Crafts - Textile Weaving
Visual/Crafts - Wood / Bark
Year Founded: 
2014
Populations Served: 
Adults
Families
General Public
People with Disabilities
Languages Available: 
Armenian
Native American / Indigenous
Institution/Business Type: 
Community Service Organizations
Activities and Services: 
Artist Market
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Exhibitions
Film Preproduction / Production / Editing Services
Marketing Services
Professional Development / Training
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Geographic Reach: 
Multi-County Region
Multi-State Region