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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015

WINDOW ON THE WEST: VIEWS FROM THE AMERICAN FRONTIER October 18, 2014 – January 11, 2015

Location: South Bend Museum of Art

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"Window on the West, a collection of Arthur J. Phelan, is an extraordinary examination of Western American art. The exhibition features 64 paintings and drawings by artists who were some of the first non-indigenous people to cast an eye over the western frontier. Artists represented in this spectacular exhibition include some of the greatest, most prominent American landscape and genre painters of the 19th and early 20th centuries, including:  John James Audubon, Albert Bierstadt, Frederick Remington, John F. Kensett, and Peter Moran, among others." 

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Artist talk by Emmi Whitehorse at the Snite Museum

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Image: Emmi Whitehorse (Native American, b. 1957), Pollination, 2011, color monotype with collage and hand-drawn additions. Snite Museum of Art: Acquired with funds provided by the Humana Foundation Endowment for American Art, 2011.030.001.

Artist Emmi Whitehorse is known for her large-scale, mixed-media paintings and prints. Her abstract aesthetic is informed by her Navajo culture. In 2006, Whitehorse described her work as being “about and has always been about land, about being aware of our surroundings and appreciating the beauty of nature. I am concerned that we are no longer aware of those. The calm and beauty that is in my work I hope serves as a reminder of what is underfoot, of the exchange we make with nature. Light, space, and color are the axis around which my work evolves. The act of making art must stay true to a harmonious balance of beauty, nature, humanity, and the whole universe. This is in accordance with Navajo philosophy.”…

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Monday, January 19, 2015

Indigenous Landscapes Call for Entry

Location: White Ripple Gallery & Co.

Call for entries through January 19, 2015.

White Ripple Gallery & Co. is partnering with the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority (SSCVA) and The University of Notre Dame to celebrate the natural settings (landscapes) near and along the shores of Lake Michigan native to the states of Illinois, Indiana and Michigan that remain undisturbed since the times of the indigenous people of the area.  The exhibition, a White Ripple Gallery exhibit and an official exhibit for the University of Notre Dame’s Indigenous World program, will be on display from Monday, Feb. 9, 2015 through Thursday, March 19, 2015 inside the 6,500 square foot W.F. Wellman Exhibit Hall at the Indiana Welcome Center.  Indigenous World is a year-long celebration on a world-wide scale of indigenous people and their culture, native settings, artwork, literary works and more.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015