Delight in the bold graphics and striking colors of Northwest Native silkscreen prints with this installation of contemporary works by Indigenous women. his installation brings to light the unique contributions of several women artists whose imagery divulges personal experiences, complex mythologies, and unfettered expression, pushing styles and subjects into new directions that continue to inspire a new generation of Native artists.
Native artists across the country have been responding to social and environmental issues that affect them and their communities.
Wendy Red Star: American Progress presents work by the artist, Wendy Red Star, who was raised on the Apsáalooke (Crow) reservation in Montana. Red Star’s work is informed by her cultural heritage and engagement with many forms of creative expression, including photography, sculpture, video, fiber arts, and performance.
Huanca’s installations encompass painting, sculpture, and live performance, and are characteristically created for, and integrated with, the specific architectural spaces in which they are presented.
Acting as both subject and producer, Gutierrez explores the multiplicity and complexity of identity in a series of pop-influenced narrative scenes.
He teaches about the culture and history of Tribes of Western Oregon, including ethnobotany, carving, cedar hat making, Native art design, and basketry.
Walking the land, watching for snakes in summer, watching the prints of who walked before me in the snow in winter, selecting trees to trim for fire prevention.
Eleven indigenous artists who hold intersectional identities and carry ancestral knowledge continue the tradition of storytelling.
The title of this work equally references the sources of political power and media creating constant noise to mask and obliterate the reality of America’s colonial past and present. Here there is no space for prayer, only noise.
We have teeth too is first and foremost an exhibition exploring what it means to be human and thus serves to disrupt Western notions of purity by focusing on various intersections of identity.