Bunky Echo-Hawk’s paintings examine critical social issues affecting Native communities past and present.
Brenda Mallory’s installation art examines disruption caused by assimilation and its resulting disfigured reconnection.
Listeners say they find the emotional intensity and rich sounds of Tiokasin Ghosthorse’s traditional Lakota flute highly meditative.
Cannupa Hanska Luger is a creative innovator and an outside-the-box inventor with his own unique style of working in mixed media sculptures.
Singer and songwriter Thea Hopkins incorporates her Aquinnah Wampanoag cultural background into her music to create her own special folk sound.
Glass artist Preston Singletary combines the visual appeal of Tlingit designs with the transformational medium of glass to create intriguing and exquisite sculptural works rooted in his culture.
Luzene Hill’s installation art is an expression of her belief in Native American women reclaiming their personal and cultural sovereignty.
April Stone-Dahl is attempting to revive an ancient art form, by learning and teaching Black Ash basket weaving, that no one else in her locale is doing.
Dyani White Hawk’s dynamic multimedia paintings come from an inward inspiration of reflections and contemplations that intrigue, engage and draw viewers into the wonder of her work.
We are saddened to report that Amelia Cornelius walked on in early 2016 after lifetime dedicated to passing on tradition in her family by teaching the next generation how to make traditional Oneida dolls the same way her grandmother taught her.
Brien’s rebar sculptures capture meaningful symbolism of the Native Plains life and may also be a metaphor for the life of a peaceful, humble warrior.
Art curators, students, professors are studying Jim Denomie’s work and more and more are publicizing their learning of the intricacy, satire of his paintings.
Pat Kruse is one of few actively practicing traditional birch bark art who is learning from and teaching about his museum research in order to revive knowledge of traditional Ojibwe birch bark designs.
Maggie Thompson’s fiber art is relevant as the work draws upon our human emotions and is the core for the narratives that can be found in her textile designs.
Frank Big Bear first gained artist recognition for his colored pencil drawings, but recently made a radical shift to collage and painting, and in the process has garnered new praise for his work.
Layli Long Soldier’s writing is keen, pensive and deliberate. She thoroughly examines the construction and deconstruction and meaning of her message in order to imbue each verse with the desired deliverance and power.
As a novelist, poet and essayist, Pulitzer nominee Linda Hogan writes with a commanding style and an introspective touch that moves readers.