Redwing Nez

Redwing T. Nez is renowned Dine’ (Navajo) Artist from the Navajo Nation, in Indian Wells, Arizona.  Redwing is 60 years old with many honors received throughout his career in the art, illustration, and movie industry.  He is a business owner and bilingual consultant and muralist.

His recognitions are numerous, and include murals for the Grand Canyon Visitor Center, the Mesa Verde Visitor Center, the Flagstaff Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Phoenix Indian Center.  He was commissioned to do art for use on the official invitations for the Native American Convention by the National Democratic Convention by the National Democratic Convention in 2004, by the Hon. Janet Napolitano, Chair.

He holds many awards including Best of Show for SWAIA in the 1970’s and the Annual Navajo Show of the Museum of Northern Arizona.  His art is also on display and can be seen at the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino and the Livermore Laboratory.  He has most recently acted and appeared in the FX television series, Mayans, MC, Season 2, and has starred in the film, Dances with Wolves.  Redwing has authored a children’s book, "Forbidden Talent", published by the Northland Publishing Company, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Redwing is currently the Executive Director of the Non-Profit Organization, The Historic Bitahochee Trading Post in Indian Wells, Arizona.

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