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Artist Melanie Yazzie
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Collecting Things

As seen in her interview, artist Melanie Yazzie is never at a loss for ideas because she collects objects and images for a wall of inspiration in her studio. 

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.

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Yazzie Collaborating with Visitors in New Studio
Blog: Behind the Scenes

Yazzie Collaborating with Visitors in New Studio

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.

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Fresh and New Family Day
Event: Kids & Families

Fresh and New Family Day

Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 10:00am5:00pm.

Celebrate all that’s new for families at the DAM—new Just for Fun Center, new Resident Artist, Melanie Yazzie, new family games throughout the museum—and be there for the big unveiling of the new interactive art installation on the second level of the Hamilton Building! More

Artist in Residence: Melanie Yazzie, July 25-29
Event: Special Events

Artist in Residence: Melanie Yazzie, July 25-29

Occurs every day through July 29, 2012. Next Occurs on

Artist Melanie Yazzie will be in residence for three months, working onsite in a new space created as part of the level 3 reinstallation. Yazzie will be working on a series of paintings, lino cuts, and wood cuts, drawing inspiration from the American Indian gallery. She will also design collaborative community projects on weekends for visitors to share in her process. Free with museum admission; no reservations needed. Sponsored by Americana Foundation.

June 2–8, June 27–July 1, July 25-29

Level 3, North Building, American Indian Gallery More

Artist in Residence: Melanie Yazzie, June 27–July 1
Event: Special Events

Artist in Residence: Melanie Yazzie, June 27–July 1

Occurs every day through July 1, 2012. Next Occurs on

Artist Melanie Yazzie will be in residence for three months, working onsite in a new space created as part of the level 3 reinstallation. Yazzie will be working on a series of paintings, lino cuts, and wood cuts, drawing inspiration from the American Indian gallery. She will also design collaborative community projects on weekends for visitors to share in her process. Free with museum admission; no reservations needed. Sponsored by Americana Foundation.

June 2–8, June 27–July 1, July 25–29

Level 3, North Building, American Indian Gallery More

Event: Special Events

Artist in Residence: Melanie Yazzie, June 2-8

Occurs every day through June 8, 2012, except June 4, 2012. Next Occurs on

Artist Melanie Yazzie will be in residence for three months, working onsite in a new space created as part of the level 3 reinstallation. Yazzie will be working on a series of paintings, lino cuts, and wood cuts, drawing inspiration from the American Indian gallery. She will also design collaborative community projects on weekends for visitors to share in her process. Free with museum admission; no reservations needed. Sponsored by Americana Foundation.

June 2–8, June 26–July 1, July 24-29

Level 3, North Building, American Indian Gallery

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