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  • Families explore Nez Perce culture at Eiteljorg Museum’s Kaya Day on Jan. 24

    by Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art | Jan 09, 2015
    kayaday

    On Saturday, Jan. 24, guests are invited to join the Eiteljorg as it celebrates the Nez Perce culture of the American Girl® doll, Kaya®.
    Teresa Webb at Kaya Day
     

    This family-friendly day features storytelling, games and activities inspired by Kaya’s people. Visitors may even win their very own Kaya doll. All activities are included with general museum admission and are enjoyable for boys and girls.  Doll not required.

    Families can also meet Teresa Webb (Anishinaabe) and hear about Native American cultures through stories and songs, accompanied by flute, drum and rattle. Joining the celebration will be Miami artists Katrina Mitten (beadwork), Patria Smith (gourd art) and Dani Tippmann (Native plants), who will discuss the similarities and differences between the Nez Perce and Miami cultures.

     It all takes place from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24,  at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.

    Hope to see you there!

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  • New Art 2.0 | Eva Lake

    by by Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art and Ashley Holland, assistant curator of contemporary art | Jan 09, 2015
    New Art 2.0 is an exhibition of prints, many created by Eiteljorg Fellows and contemporary Native and Non Native artists. It is a blend of “op art,” landscape, political and environmental statements as well as portraiture. Approximately 90 limited edition prints will be on exhibit and available for sale with prices ranging between about $500 - $4000.  New Art 2.0 closes Feb. 8, 2015.
    Eva Lake, Golden
    Golden no. 2, 2012 

    Lithograph, edition 14/14
    30 x 30 inches
    $990
    Eva Lake, Sky over casino


    Sky Over Casino, 2012
    Lithograph, edition 4/14
    30 x 30 inches
    $990

    Currently living in Portland, Eva Lake works and shows both paintings and photomontages. Her oil paintings exhibit dynamic movement of light and color that when displayed in sequence can create something of an optical event.

    Lake’s lifelong artistic endeavors have involved music, fashion, and extensive travels throughout both Europe and the United States. After studying art history at the University of Oregon, Lake spent time singing in London’s punk scene.

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  • New Art 2.0 artist | Ric Gendron

    by by Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art and Ashley Holland, assistant curator of contemporary art | Jan 09, 2015

    New Art 2.0 is an exhibition of prints, many created by Eiteljorg Fellows and contemporary Native and Non Native artists. It is a blend of “op art,” landscape, political and environmental statements as well as portraiture. Approximately 90 limited edition prints will be on exhibit and available for sale with prices ranging between about $500 - $4000.  New Art 2.0 closes Feb. 8, 2015.
    RIC GENDRON - QUILTSTEN SONG
    A Quiltsten Song, 2010
    Monoprint, edition 1/1
    30 x 22 1/4 inches
    $1,310

    RIC GENDRON - RATTLE
    Rattle, 2010
    Monoprint, edition 1/1
    30 x 22 1/4 inches
    $1,310

    Ric Gendron lives in Spokane, WA, and has been a professional artist for over 25years. He is best known for his vibrant acrylic paintings. He paints every day, and his work is a mixture of traditional images and dances melded with American rock and pop culture. He has exhibited his work in galleries, museums, and group shows from Portland to New York and is actively involved in the Santa Fe Indian Market and the Heard Museum Show in Phoenix, AZ.

    Gendron entered a print from his A Quiltsten Song series of monoprints in the 2010 Santa Fe Indian Market juried show and won a blue ribbon for best of printmaking and a blue ribbon for best of division, which included other two-dimensional work.
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  • New Art 2.0 | Pat Boas

    by Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art and Ashley Holland, assistant curator of contemporary art | Jan 02, 2015

    New Art 2.0 is an exhibition of prints, many created by Eiteljorg Fellows and contemporary Native and Non Native artists. It is a blend of “op art,” landscape, political and environmental statements as well as portraiture. Approximately 90 limited edition prints will be on exhibit and available for sale with prices ranging between about $500 - $4000.  New Art 2.0 closes Feb. 8, 2015.
    Pat Boas unalphabetic
    Unalphabetic #2 (unbeholden), 2012
    Lithograph, edition 3/12
    30 x 22 ½ inches
    $1,010
    Pat Boas (American) is from Portland, Oregon. Her work has been shown at the Portland Art Museum, the Art Gym, the Boise Art Museum, and throughout the Northwest. Boas was awarded the 2012 Bonnie Bronson Fellowship, which honors contemporary artists from the Pacific Northwest In addition to her visual work, Boas has written articles and reviews for Art Papers and artUS and was a contributing editor for Artweek from 2002 to 2006. Boas earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in printmaking from the Pacific Northwest College of Art and a master of fine arts degree in painting from Portland State University, where she works as an assistant professor and coordinator of the MFA in contemporary art practice/studio program.

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  • New Art 2.0 | Phillip John Charette

    by Jennifer Complo McNutt, curator of contemporary art and Ashley Holland, assistant curator of contemporary art | Jan 02, 2015
    New Art 2.0 is an exhibition of prints, many created by Eiteljorg Fellows and contemporary Native and Non Native artists. It is a blend of “op art,” landscape, political and environmental statements as well as portraiture. Approximately 90 limited edition prints will be on exhibit and available for sale with prices ranging between about $500 - $4000.  New Art 2.0 closes Feb. 8, 2015.
    Charette Medicine

    Medicine, 2008
    Monotype with mixed media, edition 1/1
    30 ¼ x 22 ¼ inches
    $2,260

    Phillip John Arnaqaq Charette is a mixed-media artist of Yup’ik and French Canadian heritage. His Native name, Arnaqaq, means "the one who is dangerous." He specializes in sculpture, Yup’ik spirit masks, and Native musical instruments, but has maintained a longstanding relationship with Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts, where he has created prints rich with both texture and symbolic meaning. One monotype from his 2008 Medicine series won first place for print monotypes and best of show in the graphics division at the 2008 Santa Fe Indian Market, as well as best of show at the 2008 Crossroads Regional Open Art Show in Baker City, Oregon.
    Charette Medine

    Medicine, 2008
    Monotype with mixed media, edition 1/1
    30 ¼ x 22 ¼ inches
    $2,260
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