Artist Melanie Yazzie was inspired by the celebration and unity that story telling provides.More
The artist Melanie Yazzie was inspired by the intricate and unique designs that are significant to the owner as well as the parfleche’s function for holding important items.More
“In my home studio space, I collect a lot of sort of knick-knacks from different places, and I’m really inspired by antiques, different really special objects and the collecting of those objects and special things.
This summer, the Denver Art Museum welcomed Melanie Yazzie, the native arts department's first artist-in-residence. The artist-in-residence program brings renowned American artists to the Denver Art Museum and utilizes a new studio space in the American Indian art galleries on level three of the North Building. The revitalized studio and Yazzie’s residency are made possible by a grant from the Americana Foundation.