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‘I’m contemporary, I’m Native American and I’m an artist’

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown July 6th, 2014 Last Updated on: July 6th, 2014

Rocky Mountain PBS takes a look at some of the artists featured in an exhibit that opened this past spring at the Center for Visual Art – Metropolitan State University of Denver. The “Cross Currents” exhibit wanted to go a bit deeper than the stereotypical image of Native American art only being based in the past, and to see how these artists incorporated 21st century technology into their works.

The show's curator, Cecily Cullen, had this to say:

“Each of these artists are masters of poetic expression, visual metaphor, wit and mystery. And they use those skills to pull you in, to investigate a deeper meaning of what it means to be indigenous.”


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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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