First American Art Magazine No. 22, Spring 2019 - Page 16

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS (Blackfeet), Marty Two Bulls Jr. (Oglala Lakota), and Madison Ann Craig and Jordan Craig (both Northern Cheyenne). The organization also selected as its 2019 Cultural Capital Fellows: Maile Andrade (Native Hawaiian), Keith BraveHeart (Oglala Lakota), Talon Ducheneaux (Cheyenne River Lakota-Crow Creek Dakota), Marcella Ernest (Bad River Ojibwe), Kamaliikupono Hanohano (Native Hawaiian), Gunner Jules (Sicangu Lakota), Deborah Jojola (Isleta-Jemez Pueblos), Kevin Locke (Standing Rock Lakota-Ojibwe), Molina Jo Parker (Oglala Lakota), Kenny Ramos (Barona Kumeyaay), Sheldon Raymore (Cheyenne River Sioux), and Peter Williams (Yup’ik). Each of these fellowships includes a $5,000 grant. above Dyani White Hawk (Sicangu Lakota), She Gives (Quiet Strength IV), 2018, acrylic on canvas, 60 × 48 in. White Hawk was named a 2019 USA Fellow. Photo: Rik Sferra. Image courtesy of the artist. (Narragansett) in quillwork and to Patricia James-Perry to mentor Jonathan James-Perry (both Aquinnah Wampanoag) in scrimshaw. The University of Washington (UW) gave Marvin Oliver (Quinault-Isleta), glass artist, printmaker, and professor emeritus, the 2019 Charles E. Odegaard Award. Oliver’s 40-year career encompasses his artwork, teaching, and community collabora- tions. He holds an MFA degree from UW and began teaching there in 1974. Oliver has served as the adjunct curator of Native American art at the UW’s Burke Museum and founded the university’s annual Raven’s Feast. The Suzie Cappa Art Center in Rapid City named Ramona Spotted Eagle (Lakota) their 2019 Artist of the Year. The South Dakota-based artist is a painter and draftsperson. In 2018, Spotted Eagle won the Black Hills Works Outstanding Achievement Award. The First Peoples Fund, a nonprofit based in Rapid City, South Dakota, chose as its 2019 Art in Business Leadership Fellows: Elexa Dawson (Citizen Potawatomi), Danielle and Desiree De La Rosa (both Kiowa-Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara), Terra Houska (Oglala Lakota), Margaret Jacobs (Mohawk), Addison Karl (Chickasaw-Choctaw), James Pakootas (Colville), Kalani Pe’a (Native Hawaiian), Ben Pease (Crow-Northern Cheyenne), Darby Raymond-Overstreet (Navajo), Joseph Running Crane 14 | WWW.FIRSTAMERICANARTMAGAZINE.COM The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, part of the Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, awarded its 2018 Native Creative Development grants to these artists working on the following projects: Shawn Brigman (Spokane), dugout canoes; Vickie Era-Pancretz (Alutiiq), masks, regalia; Vickie Harlen and Joe Feddersen (both Okanagan-Sinixt), metalsmithing; Sammy Grant (Upper Skagit), woodcarving; Bunny Haitwas-Peterson (Skokomish), drums, regalia; Mitchell McCabe (Gros Ventre), painting; Morning Star Means (Okanagan Band-Colville), moccasins; Lillian Pitt (Warm Springs-Wasco), glass art; Ashley Russell (Miluk Coos), textiles; Joe Seymour (Squaxin Island-Acoma), textiles; Travis Stewart (Chinook- Rogue River-Kalapuya), woodcarving; and Jacinthe LeCornu (Haida), basketry. The project-based grants, ranging from $2,500 to $5,000, are available to American Indian, Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian artists residing in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) in Santa Fe named the Cochiti brothers, Diego and Mateo Romero, as its 2019 Living Treasures. This marks the 14th year MIAC has awarded this title, and the 25th anniversary of The Chongo Brothers, the Romero exhibition at the MIAC. The brothers will be honored at Native Treasures, the MIAC’s Memorial Day weekend art market in Santa Fe. The Ucross Foundation named Heidi Brandow (Navajo-Native Hawaiian) as its 2019 Native American Visual Art Fellow. Brandow will have a month-long residency at the foundation’s campus in Clearmont, Wyoming, and receive a $2,000 stipend. The Ucross Foundation Art Gallery will later exhibit her artwork. PUBLICATIONS Inuit Art Quarterly hired its first Inuk editor-at-large, Taqralik Partridge, a writer, curator, and interdisciplinary artist. The Inuit Art Foundation has published the quarterly academic journal since 1986. Since then Inuit guest editors and contributing editors have worked for the periodical, but Partridge will be the first Inuk to permanently fill the position. Originally from Kuujjuaq, Quebec, and now based in Kautokeino, Norway, Partridge has extensive experience in both publishing and arts administration, and previously held senior positions at Avataq Cultural Institute. She began her artistic career in spoken word and is currently collecting a series of short, circumpolar Indigenous horror films.