Jeffrey Gibson: Powwow Arts as Contemporary Inspiration

Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 5:30pm6:30pm
North Building - Lower Level
Ticketed with member discount. Purchase tickets online or call 720-913-0130.

Interdisciplinary artist Jeffrey Gibson will discuss how powwow arts have inspired his art, including his ongoing series of adorned punching bags that draw from adornment found on women’s dance clothing. Gibson's interest in powwow culture will also inform his upcoming summer 2014 residency in the Native Arts Artist-in-Residence program at the Denver Art Museum (specific dates to be announced). Recent works by the artist are currently on exhibit in the American Indian galleries.

$5 for Douglas Society members, $10 DAM members, $12 others, free for students with valid ID.

 

Image: Gallery view of Jeffrey Gibson's artwork Freedom.