First American Art Magazine

NO. 22, SPRING 2019
Cover Image/ Artist Profile

Give and Take

Examining the Intersection of Arts, Ethics and Philanthropy

Panel discussion sponsored by the Brown Arts Initiative at Granoff Center for the Creative Arts. Martinos Auditorium, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

April 24, 2019 5:30pm. Free, registration required

Nature's Nation

American Art and Environment
February 2 - May 5 2019
The Ghosting of America’s Past panel discussion with Cannupa Hanska Luger and Anne McClintock, Moderated by Karen Kramer
April 27, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

Art For A New Understanding

Native Voices 1950's to Now
January 25 - July 19 2019
Museum of Contemporary Native Art
Santa Fe, NM

We See Heaven Upside Down

Migrating works, concerts, performances and projects of international artists in a dialog relating to identity, migration and displacement.
Directed by MyLoan Dinh/Moving Poets
May 3, 2019 - June 15, 2019
Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art
Charlotte NC

The Young Americans

Group Exhibition
March 21 - June 8 2019
Artist Talk with Cannupa Hanska Luger May 9th
Rainmaker Gallery, Bristol UK

Crossing Mnisose

April 13 - May 5, 2019 Group exhibition in conjunction with Mary Kathryn Nagle’s theater production Crossing Mnisose
Portland Center Stage at The Armory
Portland Oregon


March 24 - September 10 2019
Presented by the American Indian Community House with New York University, on view at Laguardia Place and the corner of West 3rd Street, New York, NY


Brown and Native Contemporary Artists in the Path of the Butterfly
March 7 – June 2, 2019
Artist lecture with Cannupa Hanska Luger and Salvador Jiménez-Flores, March 7, 7-8pm
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
Overland Park KS

The Coe Arts Foundation

Function, a large-scale interactive artwork, began with a series of community workshops in April 2019 at Santa Fe Clay with artist Cannupa Hanska Luger, and will conclude with a dinner on August 15, 2019, served family-style in the Coe Center parking lot, Santa Fe, NM.


Solo Exhibition
August 2018-August 2019
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Eugene OR


A month long large-scale public art installation practicing concepts of re-indiginizing and decolonization through collaboration.
Lead Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger
July- August 2020 Central Park, Plymouth UK

2018 Burke Prize Winner

Cannupa Hanska Luger named as the recipient of the Museum of Arts and Design's inaugural Burke Prize Award

A social collaboration artwork honoring our missing & murdered Indigenous women, girls, queer & trans* community members, 2018

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