Natalie Robertson:
Te Ahikāroa / Home Fires Burning

Sep 30 – Dec 12, 2014

Features recent photographic works by Natalie Robertson (Ngati Porou / Clan Donnachaidh) that engages with indigenous relationships to customary food and water sources. Born in Kawerau, New Zealand, Robertson is an established exhibiting photographic and moving image artist. Her practice engages with conflicting settler and indigenous relationships to land and place, exploring Maori knowledge practices and cultural landscapes. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and she is currently a Senior Lecturer at Auckland University of Technology, Art and Design.

From the C.N. Gorman Museum Collections

A Gathering of Printmakers
Organized by Melanie Yazzie

Featuring the works of 54 printmakers from across the United States and abroad, this portfolio was organized in 2006 by artist and Professor Melanie Yazzie. This exhibition is part of our FLASH! exhibit series, located in the lobby of Hart Hall and organized by museum students and interns.



Listening to the Stone: Original Inuit Art
Jan 6 – Jun 11, 2015

Features traditional and contemporary Inuit stone sculpture, privately collected over the past 30 years.  The works are both figurative and abstract, reflecting the wide range of techniques, stone, and oral histories employed by contemporary Inuit artists. The exhibition presents works by renown carvers from throughout Nunavut including Cape Dorset, Keewatin, Rankin Inlet, Arviat, Gjoa Haven and Taloyoak. 

Indigenous Arts Coalition:
Visual Engagement with Decolonizing Methodologies

Sep 29 - Dec 4, 2015

Artists from the San Francisco-based Indigenous Arts Coalition present new works in response and engagement to the seminal text, Decolonizing Methodologies by Linda Tuhiuai Smith.