Join the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and the IAIA Artist-in- Residence (A-i-R) Jonathan Thunder (Red Lake Ojibwe) as he discusses his residency and art practice on March 16, at noon. Jonathan Thunder (Red Lake Ojibwe) is a painter and digital media artist currently residing in Duluth, Minnesota. He attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe and received a BFA in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics from the Art Institutes International Minnesota. The event will take place on the second floor project lab, and a community lunch will follow!
Local Artist in Residence Open Studio + Talk
Heidi Brandow discusses her work
Heidi Brandow, Museum of Contemporary Native Art's current Local Artist In Residence, will give a talk at 12noon, her studio will be open to the public from 12 - 4 p.m. Brandow is a Santa Fe painter and printmaker whose work is commonly filled with whimsical characters and monsters that are often combined with words of poetry, stories, and personal reflections. Drawing her inspiration from everyday life, Brandow's work concerns discovering, defining, and redefining personal identity by questioning authority and deconstructing mainstream assumptions of Native American identity. A graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. Brandow also studied design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Cambridge, MA and Istanbul Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey.