Iva Honyestewa: Artist Talk, Reception, Open Studio

2014 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow

Artist Talk, SAR Boardroom and the Dubin Studio

Thursday, May 22, 2014, 5:30–7:00 pm, Free



2014 Dobkin Fellow Iva Honyestewa speaks about her artist residency at SAR and new techniques in basketweaving. Video by John Sadd.
Iva HonyestewaIva Honyestewa2014 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Fellow. Photograph by William Geoghegan.Iva Honyestewa2014 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Fellow. Photograph by William Geoghegan.

Hopi/Navajo basketmaker Iva Honyestewa has been working on two projects while in residence at SAR. Iva has combined the processes of Hopi plaque weaving with sifter basket weaving in a project called “Building on Life’s Creation with Yucca.” She also created flat weavings of Hopi clan migration symbols based on stories she has learned in a project titled “Where the Sun Fits In.” Join the School for Advanced Research on May 22 to hear about her experience as the 2014 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow. The evening will conclude with a visit to the Dubin Studio to see Iva’s baskets and an opportunity to purchase her recently created work.

Free and open to the public—
Space is limited. RSVP to (505) 954-7205 or iarc[at]sarsf.org by Monday, May 19, 2014.

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