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 to 4/2015
All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Artist Coach, 04/2014 to 12/2019
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
2020 Surfpoint Foundation, York, ME
2019 Franz Mayer of Munich Artist Residency, Munich, Germany
2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA
2016 Woven Together: residency/cultural exchange, Yamal-Nenets Museum, 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
2020 Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Foundation Art Prize
2020 Forecast for Public Art Mid-Career Project Grant
2019 Unites States Artists Fellowship in Visual Art
2019 Jerome Hill Artists Fellowship
2019 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship
2019 Forecast for Public Art Mid-Career Development Grant
2018 Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Arts
2018 Metropolitan Region Arts Council Next Step Grant
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
2020 She Gives, Plains Museum of Art, Fargo, ND
2019 See Her: New Works by Dyani White Hawk, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art, Reno, NV
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
2020 The Armory Show, Bockley Gallery presenting Sky Hopinka and Dyani White Hawk, NY, NY
2020 Indelible Ink: Native Women, Printmaking, Collaboration, University of New Mexico Art Museum,
Albuquerque, NM
2020 The Beginning of Everything: An Exhibition of Drawings, Katherine E. Nash Gallery
Regis Center for Art, University of Minnesota
2020 Foresight: 20 Years of Mitakuye Oyasin, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2019 Blurring the Line: Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship Exhibition, Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN
2019 Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN, Frist
Museum, Nashville, TN, Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.,
Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
2019 Transference: Printmakers in Mni Sota Makoce, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN
2019 Intersections, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
2019 Waasamoo-Beshizi (Power-Lines), Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2019 With, Through and Beyond: Visiting Artists Celebrate 20 Years of the Women’s Art Institute,
Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2018 New to Mia: Paintings of All Shapes and Sizes!, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN 2018
2018 Choosing Home: A Right, A Privilege, or An Act of Trespass, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2018 Selected Works, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2018 Winter Group Show, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2019-2017 Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly, Bemis Center for
Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, Miami Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, Blue Star Contemporary,
San Antonio, TX, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
2017 Buffalo in the American Living Room, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2017 Contemporary Art: Recent Modes of Abstraction, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
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
2015 New Art 2.0, Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, IN
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, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM

Select Visiting Artist Lectures/Panels
2020 Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory, guest lecturer, University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN
2019 Native American Art Studies Association 2019 conference, keynote speaker, Minneapolis, MN
2019 University of Colorado Boulder, Art and Art History, visiting artist, Boulder, CO
2019 On Style and Knock Off, panelist, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2019 Necessary Action: Activism and Artistic Practice, panel moderator, Janet Wallace Fine Art Center
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
2019 Paints, Beads, Quills and Gratitude, guest lecturer, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
2019 Intersections, Native American Artists Panel, panelist, Tweed Museum, Duluth, MN
2019 Critical Issues in Contemporary Art Practice: Dyani White Hawk, Keith Brave Heart, Micheal Two
Bulls, University of Washington Bothell, Seattle, WA
2019 Graduate Professional Practices Seminar, guest speaker, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Madison, WI
2019 A Conversation with Visual Artist Dyani White Hawk: Stories in the Abstract with Heid Erdrich,
guest lecturer, East Side Freedom Library, St. Paul, MN
2019 Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory, guest lecturer, University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN
2019 Women’s Art Institute, guest lecturer, St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
2018 University of Nevada Reno, visiting artist, Reno, NV
2018 Choosing Home: A Right, A Privilege or an Act of Trespass, panelist, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
2018 Beyond the Guest Appearance: Committing to Native Art, panel moderator, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
2018 Northern Michigan University, visiting artist, Marquette, MI
2018 St. Louis Art Museum, visiting artist, St. Louis, MO
2018 How Place Shapes Artists: Artists Andrea Carlson, Lamar Peterson, and Dyani White Hawk
with Mia curator Robert Cozzolino, panelis, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
2018 Power and Place: Native Arts, Exhibitions, and Minnesota, panelist, St. Thomas University, St. Paul, MN
2018 Women’s Art Institute, St. Catherine’s University, visiting artist, St. Paul, MN
2018 Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory, guest lecturer, University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN
2017 Indigenous Artist Talk Series, guest lecturer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2017 State of Native Arts, panelist, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2017 Introduction to Contemporary Art and Theory, guest lecturer, University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN
2017 Maine College of Art, visiting artist, Portland, ME
2016 University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department, visiting artist, Madison, WI
2016 Joan Mitchell Center Visual MashUP, Visiting and Local Artist Lecture Series, guest lecturer, New
Orleans, LA
2016 Minneapolis College of Art and Design, guest lecturer, Minneapolis, MN
2015 St. Olaf College Art Department, visiting artist, Northfield, MN
2013 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Graduate School Committee on Diversity Initiatives,
guest lecturer, Madison, WI
2009 Enactments of Imaginary Selves-Being and Becoming in the Postmodern Divide, panelist,
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, James J. Hill House,
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN
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 Review Panels
Grants:
2019 Residency Review panelist, US Japan Creative Artists Program, National Endowment for the
Arts, Washington, D.C.
2018 Fellowship Review Panelist, First Peoples Fund, Cultural Capital Fellows, Rapid City, SD
2017 Grant Review Panelist, Jerome Foundation Organization Grant/Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN
2017 Residency Selection Panelist, Minnesota Historical Society Artists In Residence, St. Paul, MN
2017 Fellowship Review Panelist, Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists, St. Paul, 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, Rapid City, SD
2013 Grant Review Panelist, Rasmuson Foundation, Individual Artist Fellowships and Project Awards,
Anchorage, AK
2011 Grant Review Panelist, Minnesota State Arts Board, Arts Tour Grants, St. Paul, MN

Exhibitions:
2019 Northern Plains Indian Art Market, Sioux Falls, SD
2019 Eiteljorg Indian Art Market, Indianapolis, IN
2016 Arrowhead Regional Biennial, Duluth Art Institute
2016 Red Cloud Indian Art Show, Pine Ridge, SD
2016 Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market, Indianapolis, IN
2015 Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market, Indianapolis, IN
2014 Curator and juror, On Fertile Ground: Native artists from the Upper Midwest, All My Relations
Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2013 Cherokee Indian Art Market, Tulsa, OK
2012 Curator and juror, Ded Unk’Unpi: We Are Here, All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Select Bibliography
2020 NWA Democrat-Gazette. “Crystal Bridges announces new acquisitions by female artists.” Northwest
Arkansas Democrat Gazette. 2020, Jan 1.
2020 Ross, J. “Star Tribune’s 2019 Artists of the Year” Star Tribune, 2020, Jan 6.
2020 Roberts, K. “A spotlight on women artists.” Albuquerque Journal. 2020, February 2.
2019 “The Artists’ Artists: 34 Artists Reflect on 2019” Artforum. 2019, December Issue.
2019 Hopkins, C. “Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists” Art Forum. 2019, November Issue.
2019 Trares, R. “New exhibition examines the breadth of Native art.”, Daily Journal. 2019, November, 12.
http://www.dailyjournal.net/2019/11/14/new_exhibition_examines_the_breadth_of_native_art/
2019 Brown, J., Wakeam, K. “A groundbreaking exhibition finally tells the stories of Native Women
artists.” PBS Newshour, 2019, October 19.
2019 Sutton, E. “Museum Exhibition Features the Work of Native American Women Artists.” Art Herstory.
2019, July 20. https://artherstory.net/hearts-of-our-people-review/
2019 Muskowitz Grumdahl, D. “Mia Celebrates Native Women Artists with “Hearts of Our People” Exhibit.”
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine. 2019, May 31.
2019 White Hawk, D. Interviewee. “Dyani White Hawk.” Studio Break. 2019 April 5.
http://studiobreak.com/dyani-white-hawk/
2019 See Her: New Works by Dyani White Hawk, exhibition catalog, John and Geraldine Lilley Museum
of Art, Reno, NV
2019 Garabedian, M. “Hearts of Our People: Native Art Imitates Native Life.” Mutual Art. 2019, November
22. https://www.mutualart.com/Article/Hearts-of-Our-People–Native-Art-Imitate/3BC5586369437C4E
2019 White Hawk, D. Interviewee “Hearts of Our People-Artist Profile: Dyani White Hawk.” Minneapolis
Institute of Art. 2019, July 1. https://vimeo.com/348439413
2019 Glassberg, J. “Quiet Strength.” Double Scoop Arts in Nevada. 2019, April 11. https://www.doublescoop.art/womens-work/
2019 Gallego, S. “Artist Dyani White Hawk portrays women’s strength through exhibit, “See Her”.” The
Nevada Sagebrush. 2019, April 8.
2017 White Hawk, D. “The Year According to Dyani White Hawk”, Walker Reader: Sightlines. 2017,
November 14. https://walkerart.org/magazine/2017-the-year-according-to-dyani-white-hawk
2017 Schmelzer, P. “How Can Contemporary Art Be More Inclusive of Native Voices?” Walker Reader:
Sightlines. 2017, October, 12. https://walkerart.org/magazine/inclusion-native-american-art-paneldiscussion
2016 From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation, Oklahoma State University
Museum of Art, Stillwater, OK
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
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum
Denver Art Museum
Autry Museum of the American West
CU Art Museum at the University of Colorado Boulder
Cincinnati Art Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
Portland Art Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Tweed Museum of Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Akta Lakota Museum
Plains Art Museum
Plains Indian Museum
Davis Museum at Wellesley College
Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art at Hamilton College
Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
Wisconsin Union Art Collection, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Robert Penn Collection of Contemporary Northern Plains Indian Art of the University of South Dakota
Fidelity Investments
Thrivant Financial
Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Buffalo Thunder Resort
Fairview Ridges Hospital