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Jun
7
to Jul 20

Plains Indian Paintings

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Adobe Gallery - Santa Fe, NM

Opening Reception:
June 7 • 5 - 7pm

Show runs through July 20

The exhibit will include approximately 15 works by a variety of Plains Indian painters, including Allan Houser, Stephen Mopope, Carl Sweezy, Virginia Stroud, Fred Beaver and Doc Tate Nevaquaya. 

www.adobegallery.com/shows/current

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Feb
28
to Mar 3

Heard Market Gallery Opening

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Waddell Gallery - Scottsdale, AZ


Opening Reception:
Thursday February 28, 2019 • 6pm to 9pm

Friday thru Sunday 10am to 5pm

waddellgallery.com/blogs/events/scottsdale

Waddell Gallery has spent the last 4 months searching out, collecting and commissioning over 40 new pieces of jewelry that will be featured at our gallery opening.

Michael Roanhorse will be in the gallery featuring amazing new works of art (jewelry and paintings) that he created specially for the opening.

Other artists in attendance include Lee Yazzie, Don Supplee, Charles Supplee and Wes Willie.

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Feb
8
to Mar 1

The Western Vision of Edward Curtis and Ben Wittick

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Ongoing Exhibition - Ends March 1

Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery - Tucson, AZ
Feb 8 - March 1, 2019

Featured together for the first time in one major show, visit Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery for a show and sale of over 120 original photographs and photogravures by early western photographers, Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) and Ben Wittick (1845-1903). 

www.medicinemangallery.com/events

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Feb
8
6:30 AM06:30

Eight Original Paintings by Carl Sweezy

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends Feb 8


Adobe Gallery - Santa Fe, NM

We are pleased to present a collection of eight fantastic original paintings by Carl Sweezy. These paintings were originally obtained from Sweezy by European artist and professor Oscar Jacobson.

www.adobegallery.com/shows/eightsweezypaintings

Carl Sweezy (1879-1953) Wattan was a talented and influential Arapaho painter and ledger artist.  Sweezy was born in 1879 on old Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservation in Oklahoma.  His father was Hinan Ba Seth (Big Man) and his mother, unfortunately, died when he was very young.  Sweezy attended Mennonite Mission Schools in Oklahoma and Kansas. He also attended Chilocco and Carlisle Indian Schools.  Sweezy’s Indian name was Wattan, or “Black.” He was also known as “Waatina.” 

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Arts of the American West
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Arts of the American West

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers - Denver, CO

Auction:
Friday, November 9 | 12pm MT
Saturday, November 10 | 10am MT

Exhibition Times:
Saturday, November 3 | 10am – 3pm
Monday, November 5 | 10am – 5pm
Tuesday, November 6 | 10am – 5pm
Wednesday, November 7 | 10am – 5pm
Thursday, November 8 | 10am – 5pm
Friday, November 9 | 10am – 12pm

www.lesliehindman.com

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Aug
31
6:30 AM06:30

Indian Market - Native American Artist Group Show

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends Aug 31

Sorrel Sky Gallery - Santa Fe
Opening reception: Aug 16, 2018  •  5-7:30pm
Show runs through August 31

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During Santa Fe Indian Market, Sorrel Sky will host a Native American Group Show featuring the gallery’s Native American artists. Among the artists featured will be Ben Nighthorse, Ray Tracey and Kevin Red Star, along with many others.

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Jul
31
6:30 AM06:30

Apsaalooke Lodges featuring Kevin Red Star

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends July 31

Sorrel Sky Gallery - Santa Fe
Opening reception: July 6, 2018  •  5-7:30pm

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Known and honored throughout Native America for the authenticity of his art, Kevin Red Star presents a new body of work. Drawing from his Crow Indian culture, he seamlessly blends historical details and contemporary composition.

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Jul
14
6:30 AM06:30

We’wha & the Two Spirit Tradition in Native Society

Zuni dough bowl, circa 1880, 15” diameter, attributed to We’wha (1849- 1896)

Crow dancer in Elk Tooth Dress, 2016, mixed media on vellum, 10 x 8 inches. Artist: Mona Medicine Crow (Crow)

Ongoing Exhibition - Ends July 14

John Molloy Gallery - New York, NY
June 14 - July 14, 2018

johnmolloygallery.com

John Molloy Gallery is pleased to present We’wha & the Two Spirit Tradition in Native Society, an exhibition and sale of antique work by We’wha and Arroh-ah-och, two Native American 19th century two spirit artists as well as contemporary work by Mona Medicine Crow (Crow), Thomas Huakaas (Lakota), Sheldon Raymore (Lakota, Cheyenne River Sioux) and Lokowi-he-ne (Mohawk).

The two spirit tradition refers to a traditional role in Native America of people who did not relate fully to the binary  genders of male & female, of people who identified as having the spirit of both genders. While the terminology varied from tribe to tribe, the ethos of acceptance permeated all the groups and often granted these individuals special status.

The great media theorist, Marshall McLuhan, speculated that the electronic culture would re-tribalize Western society.  His observations, now made more than fifty years ago, are becoming actualized in our communities via acceptance of same-sex marriage and gender neutral bathrooms, gradually bringing us towards the communal attitudes on gender issues that Native American culture made manifest more than 100 years ago. 

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