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Photograph of abalone shell on mossy rock and pen and ink drawing of figures walking

Out of Tradition: Sacred & Profane

On view through June 15, 2019

An exhibition that examines ways in which traditions and practices are passed down or change over time through the specific lens of Contemporary Native experience. Artists include Dugan Aguilar, Sarah Biscarra Dilley, Katie Dorame, Mercedes Dorame, Catherine Herrera, Fritz Scholder, Sarah Sense, Jean LaMarr, Frank LaPena, and Linda Yamane.

 

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Rotating Images: Fletcher Benton, Going Around the Corner with X, 2008, painted steel, Gift of the artist, with assistance from Paula Kirkeby, in honor of William Rewak, S.J., 2013.4.1. Monica Lundy, Ladies of the Barbary Coast, 2014, 22 kt. gold, 16 kt. gold, 11 kt. gold, white gold, pulverized charcoal, mica flake, coffee, gouache, acrylic medium on Arches paper mounted on panel, 61 x 82 x 2 in., Courtesy of the Nancy Toomey Fine Arts. Class visit to the museum's collections storage vault with Professor Karen Fraser. Photo courtesy Chuck Barry.

 

Images for Out of Tradition: Left - Mercedes Dorame, Smoke to Water - Chyaar Paar ‘Apuuchen from the series Earth the Same as Heaven - ‘Ooxor ‘Eyaa Tokuupar, 2013, archival pigment print. Museum Purchase, Acquisitions for Diversity Project, work selected by students in SCU Professor Mario Caro’s winter 2018 class, ARTH 147: Native Women in Contemporary Arts. Funds for this purchase were made possible by the Hearst Foundation’s Community Initiatives for the Visual Arts grant (CIVA). de Saisset Museum permanent collection, Santa Clara University, 2018.4.3. Right - Katie Dorame, Converts on the Path, 2014, pen and ink on paper. Museum Purchase, Acquisitions for Diversity Project, work selected by students in SCU Professor Mario Caro’s winter 2018 class, ARTH 147: Native Women in Contemporary Arts. Funds for this purchase were made possible by the Hearst Foundation’s Community Initiatives for the Visual Arts grant (CIVA). de Saisset Museum permanent collection, Santa Clara University, 2018.3.2 

 

 

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