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Dyani White Hawk speaks at UMN

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UMN Department of American Indian Studies presents 

Native Artist Talk Series featuring

Dyani White Hawk

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017  | 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Walter Library, Room 402
117 Pleasant St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 | University of Minnesota East Bank Campus


Dyani White Hawk is Sicangu Lakota, an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. White Hawk earned a MFA in studio arts in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and BFA in 2-Dimensional studio arts in 2008 from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She served as Gallery Director and Curator for the All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 2011-2015. In May of 2015 White Hawk transitioned into full-time studio practice based in Minneapolis.

White Hawk is a recipient of the 2015 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship, 2014 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, 2013/14 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship and the 2012 Southwestern Association of Indian Arts Discovery Fellowship. Her work has been acquisitioned into the collections of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Tweed Museum of Art, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Akta Lakota Museum, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Wisconsin Union Art Collection and the Robert Penn Collection of Contemporary Northern Plains Indian Art of the University of South Dakota. She is represented by Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis and Shiprock Santa Fe.

For special accommodations or questions please contact :
Fawn J. Grauman-White, Community Engagement Coordinator 
graum007@umn.edu | 612-624-5052