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Salt Water/Bitter Water Girl: Speaking About My Work and Life Path, a Lecture by Melanie Yazzie


This lecture event is held in conjunction with Melanie Yazzie’s exhibition for MoPrint 2016, “Salt Water/Bitter Water Girl: Monotypes by Melanie Yazzie,” currently on view at the Dairy Arts Center through April 8th, 2016. Lecture is from 7:00-8:00pm, please come early to view the artist’s exhibition and enjoy a reception at 5:30pm in the MacMillan Family Lobby. Melanie Yazzie’s work draws upon her Diné (Navajo) cultural heritage and follows the Diné dictum “walk in beauty,” literally creating beauty and harmony.



“Book Art: One Theme, Three Interpretations” features open book presentations from Lang Ingalls, Sammy Lee, and Gail Watson – three artists from the Rocky Mountain region with varied concentrations and practices in the book arts. Each artist will discuss one artwork in detail exploring the materials, methods, and meanings involved and revealing their creative process along the way. These diverse presentations review a variety of book arts approaches which are also visible in the 43 works on display in “Vessel:

Indigenous Ways of Knowing: Symposium featuring talks with printmakers Mary Hood, Marilee Salvator, C. Maxx Stevens and Warren Montoya


The daylong symposium will include presentations by the artists exhibiting in the GOCA downtown gallery in two printmaking exhibitions – Inhabiting with Mary Hood & Marilee Salvator, and the Map(ing) Project, developed and curated by Mary Hood and featuring a diverse gathering of 27 Native American/Indigenous artist prints. Artists Mary Hood, Warren Montoya, Marilee Salvator, and C. Maxx Stevens will speak on their work and the projects at the symposium. Readings by visiting writers Koyangk’auwi Maidu, Pikes Peak Poet Laureate

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