December 9, 2022 - January 21, 2023Reception: December 9, 2022, 5:30-7 PMArtist Talk: December 9, 2022, 5:30 PMWhen thinking of Native American art, many viewers might immediately conjure images of traditional wood carvings, woven baskets, or maybe even a wool blanket.Always Here seeks to re-interrupt that construct and change how viewers define Indigenous art. Created by Native artists with direct ancestral connections to local lands, Always Here focuses on the contemporary Native experience by responding to the past, present, and future of Native identities.-UR NDN FriendsFMI: https://theartscenter.net/always-here/This exhibition is made possible by generous support from The Ford Family Foundation.
Jeff Gunn creates this series of clay figures attempting to reveal a small sampling of what we hold on to. Each sculpture is open for interpretation, from the literal to the abstract. Although mostly clay, many figures have additional objects t included to enhance the nature of the sculpture.