First American Art Magazine

NO. 22, SPRING 2019
Cover Image/ Artist Profile


Premiere Canadian exhibition of Every One and the MMIWQT Bead Project featuring documentation of artist Cannupa Hanska Luger’s bead making call to action process along with Sister by Kali Spitzer, the photograph which Every One references and stands in solidarity with.

August 30, 2019 - January 15, 2020
Gardiner Museum, Toronto Ontario

Sweet Land

Sweet Land brings together two composers/librettist teams—Raven Chacon and Du Yun, Douglas Kearney and Aja Couchois Duncan—to create a multiperspectival opera which explores the myths of American identity, co-directed by Yuval Sharon and Cannupa Hanska Luger.
February 29 – March 22, 2020
The Industry, Location TBD

Art For A New Understanding

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

Nature's Nation

American Art and Environment
May 25 - September 9, 2019
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Bentonville, AR

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.

We See Heaven Upside Down

Migrating works, concerts, performances and projects of international artists in a dialog relating to identity, migration and displacement.
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

Craft As Contemporary Art

Banff Centre residency guest faculty Fall 2019
Application Deadline: July 10, 2019
Residency Date: Nov 04 - Dec 06, 2019

Apply HERE


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


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


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

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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