'Wind On Earth' Artist Residency of 4 contemporary Native American Artists
Wind On Earth celebrates the artwork and perspectives of four contemporary Native American artists. From Wisconsin, Colorado and New Mexico, the artists will be residing in Lincoln, NE the week of March 28 – April 1. During their week-long residence they will be creating artwork in studios located throughout Lincoln, including McPhee Elementary School, Park Middle School, Lincoln High School, and the UNL Art Department. This unique artist-in-residence program will put artists into schools, directly influencing students of all ages. In addition to their dedication in the studio, artists will be giving a presentation of their artwork along with a round table discussion, moderated by Victoria Smith, Associate Professor of History at UNL, at the Sheldon Museum of Art on Tues. March 29 @ 5:30pm. There will be a reception following the panel discussion. The four artists will also be in attendance at Haydon’s First Friday gallery reception on April 1st from 6-8:00. All events are free and open to the public.
Wind On Earth is an exhibition and artist residency program that is one of a kind, bringing awareness of Native American art and issues to the Lincoln community through creativity and interaction.
Native American Artists: Neal Ambrose-Smith(descent: Flathead Salish/Shoshone/Metis), John Hitchcock(descent: Camanche), America Merideth (descent: Swedish-Cherokee), Melanie Yazzie (descent: Navajo)
- First Friday receptions will be held on Friday, April 1st & Friday, May 6 from 6-8:00 pm. All events are free and open to the public.
Tuesday Mar 29, 2011 | 05:30 pmMonday Mar 28,2011 | 11:00 amMonday Apr 04,2011 | 06:00 pmFriday May 06,2011 | 06:00 pm
|Location:||335 N. 8th St., Suite A|