By Emmariah Holcomb, ’13
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — Native American artist Colleen Cutschall will speak in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St. Bonaventure University at 4 p.m. March 26. A reception will follow.
Cutschall will discuss how her work is relevant to her Native beliefs and culture, as well as Native politics in the United States.
A Native American artist originally from Pine Ridge, S.D., Cutschall has been working and living in Southwest Manitoba as an artist, art historian, educator and curator for more than 20 years.
She is a professor and chair of the Visual and Aboriginal Art Department at Brandon University in Manitoba, Canada, and continues to work on visual arts. She also recently was an artist-¬in-residence in Bellagio, Italy.
Cutschall has had numerous solo exhibitions that include “Voices in the Blood,” a touring exhibition organized by the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, “House Made of Stars,” The Winnipeg Art Gallery, and “… Dies Again,” Urban Shaman Gallery.
Cutschall, who has produced numerous publications, lectures on Native issues and art nationally and internationally.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Barat College, Lake Forest, Ill., and a master’s degree in education from the Black Hills State College, Spearfish, S.D.
This event is free and open to the public.