Dyani White Hawk
1620 Central Ave. NE, Suite 132 Minneapolis, MN 55413 • (608) 807-9618 • dwhitehawk@gmail.com
www.dyaniwhitehawk.com

Employment
Self-Employed, Artist and Curator, 4/2015-current
Gallery Director and Curator, 06/2011 – 4/2015
All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Artist Coach, 04/2014 to Current (contract)
First Peoples Fund, Rapid City, SD

Education
M.F.A., 2011, University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.F.A., 2008, Institute of American Indian Arts
A.A., 2003, Haskell Indian Nations University

Residencies
2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA
2016 Woven Together: residency/cultural exchange, Yamal-Nenets Museum and Exhibition, Salekhard, Russia
2015 Institute of American Indian Arts A-I-R program, Santa Fe, NM
2013 Landmarks Project: residency/cultural exchange: Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM/ Yirrkala Arts Center, Australia
2007 The Answers Lie Within, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and The Institute of American Indian Arts, cultural exchange: Botswana/South Africa

Select Awards, Grants, and Fellowships
2017 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Mentor Fellowship
2015 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, Regional Arts Fellowship
2014 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant
2013 McKnight Visual Artist Fellowship
2012 Southwestern Association of Indian Arts Discovery Fellowship

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Storied Abstractions, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2015 Dyani White Hawk, Shiprock Santa Fe Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2014 Into the Light: Paintings and Prints by Dyani White Hawk, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2013 An Exhibition of works by Dyani White Hawk, Gallery 110, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
2012 Dyani White Hawk, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2011 Inseparable, Art Lofts Gallery, Madison, WI

Select Group Exhibitions
2017 Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art,
Omaha, NE
2017 Buffalo in the American Living Room, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2017 All That Glitters, work on display in contemporary galleries at St. Louis Art Museum
2017 Now is the Time: Investigating Native Histories and Visions of the Future, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2016 Culture Shift, Art Mür, Montreal, Canada
2016 From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation, Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Stillwater, OK
2016 Back Where They Came From, Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
2016-15 Woven Together, Regional Studies Museum Yekaterinburg, Orenburg Museum, Surgut Museum, Chelyabinsk State Regional Studies Museum, Izhevsk Municipal Exhibition Center Gallery, Glazov, Udmurt Republic, Yamal-Nenets Museum and Exhibition Center Salekhard, Orenburg Oblast, Russia
2015 Arriving at Fresh Water, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2015 superusted: the 4th Midwest Biennial, Soap Factory, Minnneapolis, MN, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
2014 Minnesota Biennial, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minneapolis, MN
2014 McKnight Visual Artists Fellowship Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Air, Land, Seed, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM and University of Venice, Ca’ Foscari, Italy
2013 Dyani White Hawk and Philip Vigil, Shiprock Santa Fe Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2012 Encoded, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
2011 Soul Sister: Reimagining Kateri Tekakwitha, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2008 Playing, Remembering, Making: Art in Native Women’s Lives, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture with School for Advanced Research Santa Fe, NM
2007 War Paint, Institute of American Indian Arts Museum, Santa Fe, NM

Select Visiting Artist Lectures/Panels
2018 University of Nevada Reno, Visiting Artist
2018 Walker Art Center, Native Arts Panel, moderator, Beyond the Guest Appearance: Committing to Native Art
2018 Northern Michigan University, Visiting Artist
2018 St. Louis Art Museum, Visiting Artis
2018 Power and Place: Native Arts, Exhibitions, and Minnesota, panelist, St. Thomas University, St. Paul, MN
2017 University of Minnesota, Indigenous Artist Talk Series, Minneapolis, MN
2017 University of Minnesota, State of Native Arts, panelist, Minneapolis, MN
2017 Maine College of Art, Visiting Artist Series, Portland, ME
2016 University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department, Visiting Artist Series, Madison, WI
2016 Joan Mitchell Center Visual MashUP, Visiting and Local Artist Lecture Series, New Orleans, LA
2016 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Visiting Artist Lecturer, Minneapolis, MN
2015 St. Olaf College Art Department, Visiting Artist Series, Northfield, MN
2015 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Visiting Artist Lecturer, Minneapolis, MN
2013 University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School, Committee on Diversity Initiatives, guest lecturer
2009 Enactments of Imaginary Selves-Being and Becoming in the Postmodern Divide, panelist, 2009 Venice Biennale, Dipartimento di Studi Europei e Postcoloniali, Universita Ca Foscari Venezia Palazzo Cosulich, Venice, Italy

Curated Exhibitions
2017 Dreams, Community and Individual Voices-Spoken Through Symbolism, guest curator, Saint Louis Art Museum’s Danforth Collection, St. Louis, MO
2016/2017 Sinew: Female Native Artists of the Twin Cities: Artistry, Bloomington, MN, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
2016 American Art: It’s Complicated (co-curated), Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
2016 Synthesis: Paintings by Aza Erdrich, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2014 Rosalie Favell: Relations, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2014 On Fertile Ground, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2014 Where I Fit, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Found, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Make it Pop, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2012 Indian First, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2012 Ded Unk’Unpi—We Are Here, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN
2012 The Hopeman Family Collection, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2011 Mni Sota: Reflections of Time and Place, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Mille Lacs Indian Museum, MN, Nash Gallery University of Minnesota,Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN.

Grant and Exhibition Panels
Grants
2017 Grant Review Panelist, Jerome Foundation Organization Grant/Visual Arts
2017 Residency Selection Panelist, Minnesota Historical Society Artists In Residence, Minneapolis, MN
2017 Fellowship Review Panelist, Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists, Minneapolis, MN
2016 Grant Review Panelist, Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant, New York, NY
2015 Residency Selection Panelist, U.S./Japan Creative Artists Program, National Endowment for the Arts,
Washington D.C.
2014 Grant Review Panelist, First Peoples Fund, Artist in Business Leadership Grants
2013 Grant Review Panelist, Rasmuson Foundation, Individual Artist Fellowships and Project Awards Panels
2011 Grant Review Panelist, Minnesota State Arts Board, Arts Tour Grants
Exhibitions
2016 Arrowhead Regional Biennial, Duluth Art Institute
2014 Curated and served in jury review processes for On Fertile Ground: Native artists from the Upper Midwest
2012 Curated and served in jury review processes for Ded Unk’Unpi: We Are Here
Art Shows
2016 Red Cloud Indian Art Show, Pine Ridge, SD
2016 Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market exhibiting artist applications juror, Indianapolis, IN
2015 Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market art show juror, Indianapolis, IN
2013 Cherokee Indian Art Market, Tulsa, OK

Select Bibliography
2017 Walker Reader: Sightlines, The Year According to Dyani White Hawk, Minneapolis, MN
2017 Walker Reader: Sightlines, How Can Contemporary Art Be More Inclusive of Native Voices?, Minneapolis, MN
2016 From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation, Oklahoma State University Museum of Art
2016 Into Quarterly, Minneapolis issue
2014 Perspectives and Parallels: Expanding Interpretive Foundations with American Indian Curators and Writers, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth
2014 The Open Studios Press, New American Paintings, Issue No. 113, Midwest
2014 Taté Walker, Native Peoples, Urban Arts Scene, August 2014 issue
2014 Dyani White Hawk and Joe D. Horse Capture, Mni Sota: Reflections of Time and Place, All My Relations Arts and Afton Press
2013 Michele Corriel, Western Art and Architecture, Ones to Watch: Spotlighting the Works of Dyani White Hawk, February/March Issue
2012 Suzanne Deats and Kitty Leaken, Contemporary Native American Artists. Gibbs Smith, Layton, UT.
2012 Heid Erdrich, Cell Traffic, University of Arizona Press, Tuscon, AZ (Cover Art)
2012 Amy Lonetree, Decolonizing Museums: Representing Native America in National and Tribal Museums. University of North Carolina Press (Cover Art)
2012 Gussie Fauntleroy, National Museum of the American Indian: American Indian Magazine, Direct From the Artist, The 2012 Santa Fe Indian Art Market: Dyani Reynolds-White Hawk, Summer 2012 issue
2010 Cynthia Chavez Lamar and Sherry Farrell Racette with Lara Evans, Art in Our Lives: Native Women Artists in Dialogue. School for Advanced Research Press, Santa Fe, NM

Collections
Denver Art Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Tweed Museum of Art
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Akta Lakota Museum
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Robert Penn Collection of Contemporary Northern Plains Indian Art of the University of South Dakota
Wisconsin Union Art Collection, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Buffalo Thunder Resort