The World Through Our Eyes

WTOE_Poster-copyThere will be an opening night reception from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 12, at All My Relations Gallery for “The World Through Our Eyes,” an exhibition of works by eight Two Spirit artists. Curated by 2015 guest curator Orlando Avery, the exhibition showcases a beautiful variety of art, from fashion design and photography to acrylic and installation art.   Three of the artists will talk about their work:  Jolonzo Goldtooth, Sharon Day and George Betttelyoun, from 5:30 to 6 p.m.  There will be a fashion show featuring JG Indie and Edison Richards gowns, and the event includes live music, food and performers.
In the Indigenous culture, a Two Spirit person is someone halfway between male and female. Artists showing their work are Nadya Kwandibens, Asa Wright, Sharon Day, Whitney Minthorn, George Bettleyoun, Jolonzo Goldtooth, Ryan Dennison and Edison Richards.   Curator Avery is a tribal member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Nation. He grew up in Redscaffold Community in South Dakota.  Avery studied museum studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M.
All My Relations Gallery presents six to eight exhibits of contemporary American Indian fine art each year.  The gallery is located at 1414 Franklin Ave.  It is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  It is closed Sunday and Monday.

Jolonzo GoldtoothSharon DayGeorge Bettelyoun

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