Dyani White Hawk receives 2020 Bemis Alumni Award
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts announces Dyani White Hawk (Sičáŋǧu Lakota), a visual artist and independent curator based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as its 2020 Bemis Alumni Award winner as part of its formal Alumni Program. White Hawk was a 2017–18 Bemis exhibiting artist in Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly. The annual 5,000 USD unrestricted award is designed to provide financial support to increase the capacity of a Bemis alum’s practice. Funds may be used for any purpose and do not need to be tied to a specific project or body of work. This award is by nomination only and selected by a panel of curators and art historians.