Bio

I am a self taught artist - I have been doing art since childhood.

Curator, Artist. Hopi-Tewa.


Duane draws artistic inspiration from his traditional Hopi culture and his everyday life. His experiences, including overcoming past struggles with alcohol addiction, shape who he is as an artist, father, exhibit curator, motivational speaker, and Mental Health Technician at Flagstaff Medical Center. His artwork has been showcased nationally, most recently at the Museum of Northern Arizona where he served as co-curator for PIVOT Exhibit.

Press

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    Arizona Daily Sun
    "Best Local Artist"

    December 8, 2019

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    Arizona Daily Sun
    "Hopi Artist Duane..."

    August 15, 2015

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    CBC
    "Star Wars Inspires..."

    January 10, 2020

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    NPR
    "The Force Is..."

    December 20, 2019

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    Flag Live
    "Itaa quaatsiy oo'qalyani..."

    May 7, 2020

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    Cronkite News
    "Healing Walls: Murals..."

    March 10, 2020

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    Navajo-Hopi Observer
    "The Art of Healing..."

    January 7, 2020

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    Matter Hackers
    "Makers from Different..."

    November 4, 2019

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    Navajo-Hopi Observer
    "Watching From Above..."

    July 30, 2019

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    DGO Magazine
    "PIVOT Indigenous Skateboard..."

    March 11, 2020

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    Finding AZ Podcast
    "Duane Koyawena Arts"

    January 20, 2018

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    Navajo-Hopi Observer
    "Skateboard Deck Art..."

    October 3, 2018

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    Navajo-Hopi Oberver
    "Museum of Northern Arizona..."

    March 25, 2019

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    Arizona Daily Sun
    "New Exhibit At..."

    October 11, 2018

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    Arizona Daily Sun
    "What's Old is New..."

    June 29, 2017

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