Chip Thomas, aka “jetsonorama”

Photographer | Public Artist

Chip Thomas, aka “jetsonorama” is a photographer, public artist, activist and physician who has been working between Monument Valley and The Grand Canyon in the Navajo nation since 1987. There, he coordinates the Painted Desert Project – a community building effort manifest as a constellation of murals across the Navajo Nation painted by artists from all over the rez + the world. These murals aim to reflect love and appreciation of the rich history shared by the Navajo people back to Navajo people.

He is a member of the Justseeds Artists Co-operative, a collective of 30 socially-engaged artists. You can find his large scale photographs pasted on the roadside, on the sides of houses in the desert, on the graphics of the Peoples Climate March, Justseeds and carbon emissions/climate change campaign material.