Family of artists place 4 in modern art show

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.


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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Sunnie R. Clahchischiligi

Sunnie Clahchischiligi has been the sports writer for the Navajo Times since 2008. She has a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from the University of New Mexico. Before joining the Times, she worked at the St. Cloud Times (Minn.), the Albuquerque Journal, the Santa Fe New Mexican, Sports Illustrated Magazine in New York City and the Salt Lake Tribune. She can be reached at or via cell at (505) 686-0769.