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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:

INHABITING: Mary Hood & Marilee Salvator

Reception: March 12, 2016, 5pm INHABITING is an exhibition with related symposium event that will feature two printmakers – Mary Hood and Marilee Salvator – who in their practice investigate and push the boundaries of what is possible with the medium. Mary Hood’s work explores ways that myth reconstructs time, space, narrative, and experience. Hood’s practice of incorporating various low tech and high tech processes, such as handmade paper with digital composition and laser engraving, reflect her desire to find