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first in Metroplex to focus on works by Native American women
The Texas Woman’s University Department of Visual Arts
presents the first exhibit in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to
focus on Native American women artists with “Native
American Women: Tradition and Change,” Feb. 27 through
March 31 in Denton.
will be featured in TWU’s West Fine Arts Gallery, located
in the Fine Arts Building at the corner of Oakland and Texas
streets on TWU’s Denton campus. Gallery hours are 9
a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. An opening reception
for the artists will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26 in
the gallery. The reception and the exhibit are free and open
to the public. For more information, call (940) 898-2530.
The exhibit represents
American Indian women’s legacy of art, including subjects
often not addressed by male artists. Traditional and contemporary
art is featured, including historic and symbolic perspectives
expressed through various media.
The artists represent
a diverse range of tribal affiliation and background, including:
Sarah I Penney, Nez Perce/Santee Sioux; Lynn Margaret, Navajo;
Dorothy White Bread and Pat Cooper, Potawatomi; Teddi Duncan,
Laguna Pueblo/Apache; Sharon Perdasofpy, Juanita Hermanns,
Dorothy Sullivan and Jeanne Rorex Bridges, Cherokee; R.G.
Bowker, Lakota; Dana Tiger, Creek Tribe, Muskogee Nation;
Wendy Mahsetky Poolaw, Comanche/Kickapoo; and Judith Gunier,
The exhibit curator
is David Alcose, an elementary art teacher in Dallas and a
graduate student in art education at TWU.
Tel: (940) 898-3456