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Congratulations to Julie Buffalohead and Andrea Carlson for recieving the Joan Mitchell Foundation's 2016 Painters & Sculptors Grant.

Andrea Carlson and Julie Buffalohead detail

Universes Collide is an intriguing post by Misa Jeffereis on Walker Blogs about Big Bear's commissioned collage that is currently on view in the Walker Art Center's new Target Project Space.

Frank Big Bear,The Walker Collage, Multiverse #10, 2016 (detail)

From artist Frank Big Bear, the Walker gets a multiverse by Euan Kerr for Arts and Culture on MPR News.

Frank Big Bear with Multiverse collage at Walker Art Center

Andrea Carlson in dialogue with Tim Gihring about her project Let: an act of reverse incorporation at Mia November 10, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Carlson and collaborators will discuss the related video piece on Thursday, November 10 at 6:30 pm.

Carrying replicas of Mia objects during filming of the “Let” project on July 28

The exhbition Arriving at Fresh Water: Contemporary Native Artists from Our Great Lakes, organized by the Minneapolis Institute of Art, is currently at the Plains Art Museum, Fargo. The show includes work by Frank Big Bear, Louise Erdrich, Jim Denomie, Andrea Carlson, Julie Buffalohead, Carolyn Anderson, Maggie Thompson, Dyani White Hawk and others. Show continues through January 7, 2017.

Frank Big Bear
White Earth Pow Wow #4, 2016
38 x 50 inches (detail)
colr pencil on paper

Julie Buffalohead, Meryl McMaster, and Dyani White Hawk will work in the exhbit From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation,curated by heather ahtone at the Oklahoma State University, Museum of Art. Exhibiton dates are September 26 throught January 28, 2017.

Dyani White Hawk
Connection, 2015
42 x 42 inches
acrylic, sz 13 beads on canvas

Congratulations to Julie Buffalohead and Pao Houa Her and the other recipients on being awarded the 2016 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowships.

Pao Houa Her
untitled, 2016
Desire series
40 x 30 inches
archival pigment print

An insightful review by Sheila Regan of the timely and interesting exhbit at Minnesota Museum of American Art including work by Jim Denomie, Pao Houa Her, and Francis Yellow. If you haven't seen the show, make your way, it closes Jan 3.

Pao Houa Her
Hmong Veteran, 2014
50 x 40 inches
archival pigment print

Marianne Combs interviews Meryl McMaster and Andrea Carlson about the exhibit Meryl McMaster: Ancestral on MPR.

Meryl McMaster
Ancestral 14, 2009
40 x 30 inches
digital chromogenic print

Mason Riddle spotlights Artists Singular: A Group Show in TC Daily Planet.

Bruce Anderson
untitled, 1986
40 x 60 inches
color pencil, enamel on museum board

Marianne Combs reviews Louise Erdrich: Asynchronous Reading for MPR.

Pallas Erdrich
Afterlife Flow Chart, 2015
18.5 x 20.5 inches
mixed media on board

Julie Buffalohead’s Theater of Animals, review by Sheila Regan of the Buffalohead exhibit currently on display at the Minnesota Museum of American Art.

Julie Buffalohead
The Misgiving Stick, 2014
25.25 x 37 inches
acrylic, ink, and graphite on mulberry paper

Saved by Art: Star Wallowing Bull of the Transformer Tribe by Alex Jacobs in Indian Country Today about his work and show at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe.

Star Wallowing Bull
Peace Dancer #2, 2014
40 x 30 inches
acrylic on canvas

Review of Julie Buffalohead: Uncommon Stories exhibit in First American Art Magazine.

Julie Buffalohead
Round 3: Counting Coup on Cheerleaders
2014, 19.75 x 21.5 inches
acrylic, ink, and graphite on Lokta paper

Steven Leyden Cochrane reviews Andrea Carlson's exhibit Eat-All at Plug In ICA.

Andrea Carlson
Ink Babel (detail), 2014
acrylic, ink, and pencil on handmade paper

Informative interview with Dyani White Hawk on Native Report.

Dyani White Hawk
Connect, 2013
7 x 6 inches
acrylic and pastel on paper

Nice story on two strong shows, one organized by the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (including work by Wendy Red Star and Star Wallowing Bull) and the other by The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art (currently showing in Paris).

Star Wallowing Bull
Modern Day Indian, 2004
22.25 x 30 inches
color pencil on paper collection: Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art

Lauren Roche’s Visceral, Evocative, And Singular Paintings, an article by Nathaniel Smith in current Beautiful Decay.

Lauren Roche
untitled, 2013
acrylic, ink, polyurethane on paper