White Hawk announced as Guggenheim Fellow, Class of 2024

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced 188 artists, scholars, photographers, novelists, essayists, poets, historians, choreographers, environmentalists and data scientists to the ranks of 19,000 fellows honored since 1925. Now in its 99th year, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation recognizes the 2024 class of trail-blazing fellows across 52 fields. White Hawk is joined […]

Dyani White Hawk in Conversation at the Denver Art Museum

As part of the Logan Lecture Series, Rory Padeken, Vicki and Kent Logan Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum, engages with Dyani White Hawk about her dynamic practice of bringing Indigenous traditions of abstraction into a contemporary context. This lecture is presented jointly by the departments of Modern and Contemporary […]

‘Reflection,’ a Solo Exhibition at VSF, Los Angeles

Reflection, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles November 18, 2023 – January 6, 2024 “VSF is proud to announce Reflection, our first solo exhibition with Dyani White Hawk (Sičáŋǧu Lakota, b. 1976, Madison, Wisconsin, works in Minneapolis, Minnesota) in Los Angeles. The exhibition follows our two-person presentation of work by Diedrick Brackens and White Hawk at […]

Brooklyn Museum acquires Untitled (Pink and Blue)

A Peek Into the Brooklyn Museum’s Latest Acquisitions, Hyperallergic “Works by María Magdalena Campos-Pons, Dyani White Hawk, Emily Sargent, and ​​Hisako Hibi are among the 300 pieces joining the museum’s collection.” …”The museum also acquired works by two contemporary artists of Indigenous heritage. “Untitled (Pink and Blue)” (2022) by Dyani White Hawk (Sičangu Lakota) features […]

White Hawk Announced as Class of 2023 MacArthur Fellow

“The 2023 MacArthur Fellows are applying individual creativity with global perspective, centering connections across generations and communities. They forge stunning forms of artistic expression from ancestral and regional traditions, heighten our attention to the natural world, improve how we process massive flows of information for the common good, and deepen understanding of systems shaping our […]

VSF presents Diedrick Brackens and White Hawk, One of the Best Booths at Frieze LA

The Best Booths at Frieze LA 2023 From ARTnews magazine: “A breakout star of the 2022 Whitney Biennial, Dyani White Hawk has four works on view in the Various Small Fires booth, in dialogue with textile pieces by Diedrick Brackens. White Hawk is invested in reorienting the history of abstraction and reclaiming the narrative that […]

‘Introductions | Dyani White Hawk’ at White Cube

Introductions | Dyani White Hawk November 4, 2022 – January 6, 2023 “White Cube is pleased to present an online exhibition of works by Dyani White Hawk. As a Sičáŋğu Lakota artist, White Hawk’s practice is informed by a Lakota worldview, which places at its centre the interrelatedness between all life and the land. Understanding culture […]

White Hawk included in 2022 Whitney Biennial: Quiet As It’s Kept

White Hawk among 63 artists exhibiting in the 2022 Whitney Biennial, Quiet As It’s Kept. “The Whitney Biennial was introduced in 1932 by the Museum’s founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Established to chart developments in art of the United States, it is the longest-running exhibition of its kind. To date, more than 3,600 influential and innovative […]

Dyani White Hawk: Speaking to Relatives, interview with Sheila Regan

The influence of Indigenous aesthetics on abstract painting, material hierarchies, and retelling histories “Through her practice, Minnesota artist Dyani White Hawk brings Lakota artistic practices like bead and quill work into conversation with European and American abstract art lineages, tearing down hierarchies and offering new ways to understand the intersection of Western and Indigenous aesthetics.”