Meetings are held at noon in the Boardroom of the SAR Administration Building at 660 Garcia Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico unless otherwise specified.
For more information, please contact scholar[at]sarsf.org or call (505) 954-7240.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:00 pm, Free
SAR Boardroom Artists, Natural Resources, and the Environment Rose Simpson, Santa Clara Pueblo, sculptor
Kathy Wallace, Karuk/Yurok/Hupa Valley, basket maker
Roy Kady, Navajo, weaver
Cynthia Chavez Lamar, IARC Director, School for Advanced Research (moderator) Today artists working in many media can face challenges in creating their work due to depleted natural resources and environmental factors. The panelists will discuss their personal experiences and share their opinions regarding these challenges and how it can potentially impact their art.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:00 pm, Free
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Sharing the Creative Spirit: Indigenous Community Art Projects Christi Belcourt and Sherry Farrell Racette, Métis, “Walking With Our Sisters”
Dylan Miner, Métis, “Anishnaabensag Biimskowebshkigewag” (Native Kids Ride Bikes)
Douglas Miles, San Carlos Apache/Akimel O’odham, Apache Skateboards
Andrea R. Hanley, Navajo, Membership and Program Manager, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (moderator) The importance of working with local and Native communities is becoming an increasingly common theme with contemporary artists. This panel discussion will examine three such community-based projects and their impact on both a local and national scale.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 12:00 pm, Free
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Content and Analysis in Native Art: Moving Past Form and Function Lara Evans, Cherokee Nation, art historian, art history faculty, Institute of American Indian Arts
Kade Twist, Cherokee Nation, mixed media artist
Frank Buffalo Hyde, Nez Perce/Onondaga, painter
Carolyn Kastner, Curator, O’Keeffe Museum (moderator) Many contemporary Native artists have expressed concern that their work is often examined in terms of materials, process, and function, while a more in-depth content analysis is overlooked. This panel discussion looks at the issue and its history.
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