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Publications by ARARA     


La Pintura      The official newsletter of ARARA

La Pintura Downloads: Back issues from Volume 21 (1994-1995) to the present (.pdf format). 

Editorial guidelines and submissions.


American Indian Rock Art (AIRA) 

Papers presented at annual ARARA conferences, and other current research in rock art


American Indian Rock Art volumes are distributed for ARARA by Bob Edberg at Piedra Pintada Books. Visit them online at www.rock-art.com/books.


Contents of American Indian Rock Art  Volumes 1-10.
Contents of American Indian Rock Art  Volumes 11-20.
Contents of American Indian Rock Art  Volumes 21-30.

Contents of American Indian Rock Art  Volumes 31-37.
Contents of Occasional Papers and Monographs.

The AIRA Style Guide for Authors (PDF).


AAARA Online E-Newsletter 
           ARARA has a bimonthly newsletter that is sent via e-mail. To keep informed about any late breaking conference updates or news affecting our rock art communities, send an email to ARARABoard@gmail.com and ask to have your e-mail address added to our distribution list.



Regular Publications from Other Sources


The Rock-Art Discussion List

           An online rock art discussion list hosted by Arizona State University encourages individual participation. This list is independent of ARARA. You can subscribe to the rock-art list at the ROCK-ART List subscription link.

           Once you have subscribed, log in at http://lists.asu.edu/archives/rock-art.html to view current topics and the archive of past discussions.


Rock Art Papers      Papers presented at San Diego Museum of Man Rock Art conferences.

Volumes available and order form


Utah Rock Art      Papers presented at annual URARA conferences



Rock Art Research      Journal of IFRAO, the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations



INORA: International Newsletter On Rock Art      edited by Jean Clottes. 

Issues of INORA from No. 1 (1992) through No. 61 (2011) are available for free download on the ICOMOS Documentation website. The INORA page on the Bradshaw Foundation website has a few issues but is not maintained and is not a viable source for the newsletter. NOTE: INORA has lost its web domain name and the inoraonline.org address known by many readers is no longer the source for the newsletter. Readers in the U.S. can subscribe through ARARA by sending a check for the $25 annual fee, made out to "ARARA," to Donna Gillette, 11437 Vaquero Way, Nipomo, CA 93444-6657.


Rock Art Studies: A Bibliographic Database


Currently this contains over 20,000 citations to the world's rock art literature, with an emphasis on English language and North American citations, but also some coverage elsewhere.  Searches can be by Author, by Title of work, by Place keyword, by Subject keyword, and by combinations of these.


Books on Rock Art of North America     by Culture or Area

Reading Lists on Particular Topics     Compiled by various individuals.

Rock Art Dissertations     A list by state and country

Rock Art Theses     A list by state and country.


Booksellers Featuring Rock Art

As a service to our members, we provide links to some recommended by our members.