Creating Spaces and Opportunity for Art

Creating Spaces and Opportunity for Art

Fox Spears’ (Karuk) primary medium is monotype printmaking. He uses hand-cut stencils and layers of ink on paper to create images inspired from Karuk basketry designs. His prints are in the collection of the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture at the University of Washington. His other mediums include drawing, painting, and installation work. Fox resides in Seattle, Washington.

Hosting ArtChangeUS REMAP: Pine Ridge: “Reclaiming Our Way of Knowing”

Hosting ArtChangeUS REMAP: Pine Ridge: “Reclaiming Our Way of Knowing”

ArtChangeUS REMAP: Pine Ridge: “Reclaiming Our Way of Knowing” engaged Native and non-Native artists, educators, activists and changemakers in two days of immersive cultural experiences that included ceremony, artistic practice, workshops, and roundtable discussions. REMAP unpacked how Lakota people are re-visioning education methods rooted in Lakota culture and as stewards of our homelands while drawing parallels to other communities’ ideas and innovations towards centering heritage-led education practices.

Singer. Songwriter. Peacemaker.

Singer. Songwriter. Peacemaker.

Raye Zaragoza is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and performer whose multinational heritage (O’odham, Mexican, Taiwanese and Japanese) deeply informs her music. Her song “In the River,” in response to DAPL, garnered half a million video views, national media coverage, a Global Music Award, and an Honesty Oscar. Her debut album “Fight For You” released in 2017.

Raye resides in North Hollywood, California, and is a 2018 First Peoples Fund Artist in Business Leadership fellow.

This Mountain is Going to Bring Our People Back

This Mountain is Going to Bring Our People Back

Joseph Brophy Toledo (Jemez Pueblo) has served the Pueblo of Jemez in various capacities for over four decades. He works with indigenous youth groups, is an adjunct instructor for the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), and worked as a creative consultant for Robert Mirabal Productions. Brophy has served on the Native American Global Sports Committee and been instrumental in international indigenous projects.

His art includes pottery, painting, corn husk art, models of traditional structures, and the creation of traditional tools, weapons, and instruments.