Joeseph Arnoux – piikani (Blackfeet) / sp’q’n’i? (Spokane)
Arnoux was born in Spokane, WA and relocated in his youth to Holland, MI. He spent his adolescence in foster care with his two siblings, until emancipated. Arnoux is enrolled in the Piikani (Blackfeet Nation) of NW Montana from his father’s side. He also has sp’q’n’i? (Spokane Tribe) lineage from his mother, located in Eastern Washington. Arnoux attended Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and CNM in Albuquerque, NM, studying Studio/Fine Arts. He currently resides in Albuquerque, where he steadily practices his artistic craft.