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

Featuring contemporary Inuit stone sculpture and prints, 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 includes sculptures, drawings and prints from throughout Nunangat (Inuit Regions of Canada).

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.


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.

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.