Cherokee Toe Moccasin, pre-removal, collection of the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Ontario.

Early Cherokee Art History

Join us for an introduction to early Cherokee visual art history from precontact times to the mid-20th century. Learn about stone, shell, and wood carving; ceramics, basketry, textile arts, beadwork, painting, and photography by Cherokee artists from the Southeastern homelands and Indian Territory/Oklahoma up to the 1940s.

What: Early Cherokee Art History
When: Sunday, May 19th from 2 PM
Where: 800 SE 10th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214

This event is free and open to the public. Presented by Mt. Hood Cherokees

About America Meredith

America Meredith (Cherokee Nation) is the publishing editor of First American Art Magazine and an art writer, critic, visual artist, and independent curator, whose community-based curatorial practice spans 30 years. She earned her MFA degree from the San Francisco Art Institute and taught Native American art history at the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe Community College, and Cherokee Humanities Course. Northeastern State University named Meredith its 2018 Sequoyah Fellow. Based in Norman, Oklahoma, Meredith serves on the boards of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation and Native South journal and collections and acquisitions committee of First Americans Museum.