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White Hawk named Artist of the Year by the Star Tribune, along with Julie Buffalohead, Andrea Carlson, Heid Erdrich, Louise Erdrich, and Delina White, all Minnesota artists who contributed work to the Hearts of Our People exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Art
From the article: “Like the exhibition at Mia, her works rearrange the hierarchy, “recognizing the legacies of Indigenous women to the history of abstraction and to women at large to the history of abstraction,” White hawk said. “Because both are overlooked and undervalued.”

White Hawk selected as 2019 Jerome Hill Artist Fellow
From press release: “The Jerome Foundation is pleased to announce the first recipients of the new Jerome Hill Artist Fellowships program. 60 Fellowships are being awarded (10 each in the disciplines of dance, film/new media, literature, music, theater/performance/spoken word, and visual arts) to early-career artists based in Minnesota and New York City.”

White Hawk selected as 2019 United States Artist Fellow in Visual Art
From press release: “The 2019 USA Fellows range in age from their 20s through their 70s, hail from 20 states across urban, suburban, and ruralcommunities, each making significant contributions to their respective fields as architects, ceramicists, choreographers,filmmakers, podcasters, composers, playwrights, weavers, sculptors, journalists, and more.”

White Hawk selected as 2019 Eiteljorg Fellowship for Contemporary Art
From press release: “Five prominent Native American and First Nations artists have been selected for the 2019 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. Curator-chosen selections of their work – including installations, paintings, video, and mixed media – will go on exhibit Nov. 16, 2019, at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.”

White Hawk selected as 2019 Forecast for Public Art Mid-Career Professional Development Grant
Supports Minnesota-based mid-career artists seeking to expand or advance their careers in the field of public art, through a project idea or participation in career-enhancing activities (made possible by funding from McKnight Foundation)

Mayer of Munich to Franklin Avenue
White Hawk will attend a residency opportunity at the Franz Mayer of Munich studios in Munich, Germany. The residency provides artists the ability to experiment and learn about the materials and processes of public art mosaic and glass work. In partnership with Mayer of Munich and Seward Redesign, White Hawk will utilize this opportunity to design a public artwork to be installed at the Five Square building on Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

White Hawk selected as 2018 Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Arts recipient
From press release: “NEW YORK, NY (December 13, 2018) – The Nancy Graves Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists. Established by the artist, the Nancy Graves Grant for Visual Artists supports artists wishing to work in a technique, medium or discipline that is different from the one for which they are primarily recognized.

White Hawk selected as 2018 MRAC Next Step Grant recipient
Grant to support production of works to be featured in first solo museum exhibition opening April, 2019 at the University of Nevada Reno Art Museum.


Group exhibition, Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN
October 17, 2018 – August 19, 2019

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly
Group exhibition, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
March 7, 2019 – June 2, 2019

Recent Past Events

Selected Works: Winter 2018
Group exhibition, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
November 17, 2017 – January 26, 2019

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly
Group exhibition, Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX
October 4, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly
Group exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Miami, FL
May 24 – Aug. 5, 2018

Monarchs: Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly
Group exhibition, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
December 7, 2017 – February 24, 2018

The Buffalo in the American Living Room
Group exhibition, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
October 3, 2017 – January 13, 2018

Now is the Time: Investigating Native Histories and Visions of the Future
Group exhibition, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM
January 27, 2017- April 16, 2017

Horse Nation of the Očhèthi Šakówin
Group Exhibition,
The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School,The Dahl Arts Center,The South Dakota Art Museum
September, 2016 – August, 2017

On Fertile Ground
Group Exhibition,
All My Relations Gallery
November 4, 2016 – January 20, 2017

From the Belly of Our Being: art by and about Native creation
Group Exhibition,
Oklahoma State University Museum of Art
September 27, 2016 – January 28, 2017

Arriving at Fresh Water: Contemporary Native Artists From Our Great Lakes
Group Exhibition, Plains Museum of Art, Fargo, ND
October 1, 2016 – January 7, 2017

Storied Abstraction
Solo Exhibition, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
September 9 – October 29th, 2016

Group Exhibition, Intermedia Arts, Minneapolis, MN
October 11 – November 5, 2016

Back Where They Came From
Group exhibition, Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
September 2, 2016 – October 22, 2016

superusted: The 4th Midwest Biennial
Group exhibition, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
August 18, 2016 – October 23, 2016

Culture Shift: Contemporary Native Art Biennial, 3rd edition
Group exhibition, Art Mûr Montréal, QC
April 30, 2016 – June 18, 2016

Arriving at Fresh Water: Contemporary Native Artists from Our Great Lakes
Group exhibition, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
May 9, 2015 – February 21, 2016