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Metaphor, Myth, & Politics: Art from Native Printmakers

AUDIENCE: General

RENTAL FEE: $4,000 + shipping for an 8-week booking

SIZE: 1,200 sq. feet

SECURITY: High

Contemporary Native and Indigenous printmakers' diverse points of view and styles of artwork are revealed through their vibrant, recent works.

New traveling exhibition Metaphor, Myth, & Politics: Art by Native Printmakers presents captivating recent prints by Kenojuak Ashevak (Inuit), Marwin Begaye (Navajo), Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Aleut), Wendy Red Star (Crow), C. Maxx Stevens (Seminole/Muscogee), Melanie Yazzie (Diné [Navajo]), and 23 more Native and Indigenous printmakers from across the globe. Through their inventive and vibrant works, the artists in this exhibition reveal the diverse points of view and styles of art found in the world of contemporary Native printmaking.

Metaphor, Myth, & Politics: Art by Native Printmakers features 36 contemporary works on paper by 29 Native and Indigenous artists, all drawn from the C.N. Gorman Museum's collection (UC Davis). This area of the collections was established early in the museum’s history and has been expanding since then through the generosity of artists, as well as collectors and museum members. The museum has also been honored to serve as a repository for several large print portfolios, organized by master printmaker and UC Boulder Professor Melanie Yazzie (Diné [Navajo]).

The exhibition includes:

  • 36 framed prints ranging in size from 8" x 10" to 40" x 55"
  • An introduction panel and a panel about printmaking
  • Exhibition press kit with digital images
  • Resources and programming suggestions

Metaphor, Myth, & Politics: Art by Native Printmakers is a partnership between the C.N. Gorman Museum and Exhibit Envoy.


TOP: Animal Family, 2012 by Melanie Yazzie (Diné [Navajo]). MIDDLE LEFT: Atseetuts'ii (Red Tail Hawk), 2016 by Marwin Begaye (Diné [Navajo]). MIDDLE RIGHT: Radiant Owl, 1996 by Kenojuak Ashevak (Inuit). BOTTOM: enit, 2010 by Wendy Red Star (Crow).

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