White Hawk selected as 2017 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Mentor Artist Fellow, -click on title to see announcement of the 12 awardees of the 2017 NACF Mentor Artists Fellowship Award

"This is the first year of the NACF Mentor Artist Fellowship, which was open to Native American and Alaska Native artists in three regions of the United States: the Pacific Northwest, Southwest and Upper Midwest, and in the categories of Traditional and Contemporary Visual arts."

MN Original Episode 803: Silvercocoon, Dyani White Hawk, Davu Seru -click on title to watch episode

MN Original is Twin Cites PBS’s award-winning weekly arts series celebrating Minnesota’s creative community, across all disciplines and all cultures. "Artist Dyani White Hawk uses mixed media to explore the intersection of traditional indigenous art and modern contemporary art."

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Dyani White Hawk (Sicangu Lakota), earned her MFA in studio arts in 2011 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed a BFA in 2008 from the Institute of American Indian Arts. White Hawk is a 2017 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Mentor Artist Fellowship recipient, 2015 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Regional Artist Fellowship recipient, 2014 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant recipient, 2013 McKnight Visual Arts Fellowship recipient, a 2012 SWAIA Discovery Fellowship recipient and won the 2011 Best of Classification (Painting, Drawing, Graphics and Photography) at the Santa Fe Indian Art Market. She draws from her multi-cultural background and education to create paintings and mixed media works that speak to her upbringing as a Lakota woman in an urban American landscape.

White Hawk is represented by the Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis, www.bockleygallery.com and the Shiprock Santa Fe Gallery www.shiprocksantafe.com