A Decade Later: Recent Acquisitions of the C.N. Gorman Museum
through Dec 4, 2015

Over the past ten years, the permanent collections at the C.N. Gorman Museum have continued to grow through donations and gifts of support from artists, collectors, and the campus community.  On exhibit is a selection of recent acquisitions that highlights some of the early artists central to the development of Native American art, while recognizing the relationships and collaborations with contemporary Indigenous artists across North America and internationally. The exhibition is supported by a series of events including a Curatorial Walkthrough, Panel Session, Artist Talk, and Film Screening!

Carl Nelson Gorman:
Artist, Academic and Code-Talker
from Sep 28

Featuring artworks, media and photographs by and about museum founder, Carl Nelson Gorman. This exhibition is part of the FLASH! exhibit series, located in the lobby of Hart Hall and organized by museum students and interns.


Heroes/Ghosts: Annie Ross
Jan 5 - Mar 11, 2016

In a solo exhibition of painting by Annie Ross, the series Heroes/Ghosts reflects upon topics such as urban and state-sponsored violence, human-made climate change, and how aboriginal logic works, informs, and prevails in its midst. Dr. Annie Grace Ross is an alumni of UCD, whose studio practices reflect her research in social and environmental justice, indigenous sustainable technologies, grass-roots movements towards fulfillment of potential civil rights, the self and community in Home/Land. She is currently Associate Professor in First Nations Studies at Simon Fraser University.

Contemporary Experience / Political Expression:
Australian Aboriginal Printmakers at Cicada Press

Mar 29 - Jun 3, 2016

This exhibition will include printed works by Australian Aboriginal artists produced at Cicada Press since 2006.  It highlights the various printmaking techniques that are available to visiting artists, as well as showcases the depth of talent and experience that the Aboriginal artists who spend time in the printmaking studios at UNSWAAD bring with them. Some of the artworks are narrative-based, some are stories of memory, identity and tradition whilst others should be considered conceptual art with a particular Australian Aboriginal twist.