Exhibition Runs: September 4 – 24, 2020
Virtual Artist Talk: Thursday, September 17 @ 5:30pm
Featuring Nani Chacon, Lynnette Haozous, April Holder, Saba, and Demian Yazzie
Artist Lynnette Haozous has curated a virtual exhibition of local Indigenous artists to showcase their unique perspectives and experiences surrounding actions and efforts of Reclaiming Sovereignty for Indigenous Peoples. Their work amplifies issues of protecting land, sacred sites, culture, identity, human rights, and spirituality.
This exhibition will also feature a public art wheat-paste installation at Harwood Art Center, in collaboration with local Indigenous rights group, Three Sisters Collective, highlighting their work and efforts on the removal of Colonial Conquistador monuments in the Santa Fe plaza.
About Lynnette Haozous
Lynnette Haozous is Chiricahua Apache (of the San Carlos Apache Tribe), Diné, and Taos Pueblo.
Haozous is a multi-medium artist, advocate, and teacher, blending art and advocacy to bring attention to the current social conditions and injustices of Indigenous People. Mediums include acrylics, watercolors, and spray paint. Haozous received her Bachelors of Social Work degree in 2016 from New Mexico Highlands University and often blends her social work and art through teaching art at OffCenter Community Arts Project, and at Working Classroom Inc. both in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Haozous has received artist residencies through SWAIA, Nativo Lodge, Ute Mountain A.I.R., and more recently completed a residency at Santa Fe Art Institute for their “Truth & Reconciliation” artist residency in 2018. Haozous’ mural works can be found at Nativo Lodge room 519, Hotel Chaco, OT Circus Gallery, and Emerson Elementary School, and Wanderlust Vegan Eatery in Albuquerque, NM.
Virtual Artist Talks & Reception
We invite you to join us for an virtual exhibition reception and artist talks by Nani Chacon, Lynnette Haozous, April Holder, Saba, and Demian Yazzie, and a discussion with Three Sisters Collective on Zoom, Thursday, August 17 starting at 5:30pm. This event is free and open to all ages.
Please use the link below to register for the artist talk. A link to join the talks will be provided upon registration.