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Heard Musuem: Dear Listener
Works by Nicholas Galanin
May 4th, 2018 thru September 3, 2018









Yéil Ya-Tseen
April 19 at 2:39pm · Instagram ·
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CURATOR TALK & ARTIST DISCUSSION: UNSETTLED ANCHORAGE MUSEUM 4/20/2018

Nevada Museum of Art Curatorial Director and Curator of Contemporary Art JoAnne Northrup presents on the exhibition Unsettled,
that she curated in collaboration with Los Angeles artist Ed Ruscha.
An artist panel follows featuring Alaska artists Da-ka-xeen Mehner, Rebecca Lyon, Allison Warden and Nicholas Galanin,
each with works in the Unsettled exhibition.

Unsettled - Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
April 20th thru Sept 9th, 2018






An Indigenous Artist’s Futuristic Vision of Traditional Transformation Masks by Christopher Green (Hyperallergic Media, April 9th, 2018)
"In Shawn Hunt: Transformation, the Heiltsuk artist expands traditional forms and experiments with new media and painting" by Christopher Green





"Stalled" Pena Bonita 2018 (NYT)

What to see in New York Art Galleries (NYT)

Artists in the earlier show included Kay WalkingStick, who has three paintings here that think about landscape through an indigenous lens, and G. Peter Jemison, whose drawings here on brown paper bags include wry and blunt titles like “Party Bag” (1982) and “Hunger on Reservations While Children in Africa Starve” (1981).

Newer works include model buildings from Alan Michelson’s “Prophetstown” series, one of which is covered in facsimiles of newspapers from the 19th century with articles and dialogues pertaining to the fate of indigenous people. “Culture Capture” (2017) by Adam Khalil, Zack Khalil and Jackson Polys is a terrific video that turns a visit to an ethnographic museum into a delirious walk through the history of colonialism. (NYT)







THE INFORMANTS at Artists Space (New York City December 13, 2017)
Performances by Jim Fletcher and Kite, and videos by Diane Burns; W.K.L. Dickson/Thomas Edison; Guillermo G ómez-Peña; Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Gustavo Vázquez; Sky Hopinka; Tonia Jo Hall; Adam Khalil, Zack Khalil, Jackson Polys; Kent Monkman; The New York Times, Shelley Niro; and Chris Spotted Eagle.with Adam Khalil, Zack Khalil, Jackson Polys, Jim Fletcher, Kite.

Jackson Polys is a visual artist whose practice reflects an inquiry into the limits and viability of desires for Indigenous growth. He works in Alaska and New York, and has had solo exhibitions at the Alaska State Museum and the Anchorage Museum. He earned an MFA in Visual Arts from Columbia University in 2015 and is the recipient of a 2017 NACF Mentor Artist Fellowship.






"Last year around this time, I was performing in Standing Rock with @taboo and several other good people. The synergy there was powerful."
Bunky Echo-Hawk (Facebook) Nov 30, 2017
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Formline wing installation - part of Alison Marks's first solo exhibition "One Gray Hair" on view Nov 11-Feb 4 at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle. Organized by the Frye, curated by Dr. Miranda Belarde-Lewis (Zuni/Tlingit). 

"It's a must see!!" Mique'l Dangeli

For more info go to:
http://fryemuseum.org/ exhibition/6705/




Nicholas Galanin - Artist & Larry at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
Photo Copyright Larry McNeil 2017 — with Yéil Ya-Tseen.

Native Art Now! Nov 11, 2017 to Jan. 28, 2018 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.

The Eiteljorg Museum is excited to present Native Art Now!, which includes a traveling retrospective exhibition reviewing two decades of the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship program. Thirty-nine of the most compelling pieces of contemporary art acquired by the museum are on display in Native Art Now! Thirty-nine of the most compelling pieces of contemporary art acquired by the museum are on display in Native Art Now!

"Eiteljorg looks back at 20 years of contemporary art in Native Art Now!" by Rebecca Berfanger (Nuvo)




10 Native American Artists challenge Boundaries of Tradition at National Museum of the American Indian's Heye Center by Levi Rickert (Native News Online)

"Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound" presents the work of ten artists who use light, digital projection, and experimental media to reflect on their place in and between traditional and dominant cultures. Nov. 10, through Jan. 6, 2019, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York City. Artists featured in Transformer include Jordan Bennett (Mi'kmaq), Raven Chacon (Diné), Jon Corbett (Métis), Marcella Ernest (Ojibwe), Stephen Foster (Haida), Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit), Julie Nagam (Anishnawbe/Métis), Marianne Nicolson (Kwakwa̱ka̱’wakw), Keli Mashburn (Osage), and Kevin McKenzie (Cree/Métis). The project is curated by Kathleen Ash-Milby (Diné), National Museum of the American Indian, and David Garneau (Métis). ;



"When a bunch of Alaskans show up in Reno, only good things can happen — attending Members Premiere: Art + Environment Season with Zak Dylan Wass, Maya Salganek, Allison Akootchook Warden, Yéil Ya-Tseen, Dakaxeen Mehner and Otis Calvin III at Nevada Museum of Art." Julie Decker

"Need a Reason to Visit Reno? "Unsettled" Exhibition at Nevada Museum of Art Tells Story of the West" Rebecca Kleinman (Hollywood Reporter)

'Unsettled' at the Nevada Museum of Art
August 26, 2017 - January 21, 2018





'Last Walk' 2017 film win at Red Nation Film Festival Native Cinema for best short in Hollywood, L.A on Nov 22nd, 2017
4 Directors: Anna Hoover (Alaska), Pipaluk Jorgensen and Johanes Lynge (Greenland) and Jerri Thrasher (Northwest Territories)
http://annahoover.net/home.html


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