Family of artists place 4 in modern art show

Navajo Times | Pauly Denetclaw
Three of the four Edd girls, Chamisa, Sierra and Santana, spent last Saturday selling their art at the Santa Fe Indian Market. Chamisa and Sierra were selected for the “IM:EDGE,” which highlights contemporary Native art. Santana Edd won second place in the youth division for her painting.

SANTA FE, N.M.

One Navajo family from Durango, Colorado, had four members selected for the fourth annual “IM:EDGE,” a show dedicated to contemporary Native art that was held at SWAIA’s Santa Fe Indian Market.

Parents Don Edd and Esther Beline, plus their two daughters, Chamisa and Sierra Edd, were all selected for “IM:EDGE” this year.

“I grew up in an artist family,” Chamisa Edd, 18, said. “They really pushed me to start it and that’s pretty much how it began.”


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Pauly Denetclaw

Pauly Denetclaw is Meadow People born for Towering House People. She was raised in Manuelito and Naschitti, New Mexico. She was the co-recipient of the Native American Journalist Association's 2016 Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Reporting. Denetclaw is currently finishing her degree in multimedia journalism from the University of New Mexico - Main. Denetclaw covers a range of topics including genetic research, education, health, social justice issues and small businesses. She loves coffee, writing and being with her family. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Her handle is @pdineclah