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Kayeri Akweks

Exhibitions

November 2017, Aazhoomon Juried Art Exhibition, Miikanan Gallery at the Watermark Art Center, Bemidji, MN.

August 26th – November 2017, Selected Artist, Tears of DukwibahL International Gathering of Indigenous Visual Artists of the Pacific Rim Group Show, The Evergreen State College Gallery, Olympia, WA.

March 31 – May 11, 2016, SgwigwialɁtxw at 20: Building Upon the Past, Visioning Into the Future, The Evergreen State College Longhouse Twentieth Year Anniversary Exhibit, Evergreen Gallery, Olympia, WA.

June 5 – August 14, 2016, 48th Annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show, The Heritage Center, Pine Ridge, SD.

May 7 – June 28, 2014, Indigenesse: An Exhibition of Works by Contemporary Native Women, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON. Canada.

April 1 – November 30, 2014, Standing in Two Worlds: Iroquois in 2014, Iroquois Indian Museum, Howes Cave, NY.

November 27 – December 2, 2012, Délégation Amérindienne at Art en Capital~Salon du Dessin et de la Peinture à l’Eau, 2012, Grand Palais, Paris, France.

July 21 – October 21, 2012, Celebrations Exhibition, EDGE Program, Artists Trust, Washington State Convention Center (WSCC), Seattle, WA.

June 3 – August 11, 2012, 44th Annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show, The Heritage Center, Pine Ridge, SD.

April 9 – April 26, 2012, The Fourth Annual Native American Heritage Art Exhibit, Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Gallery, Olympia, WA.

December 7, 2011 – January 18, 2012, Cultural Connections – Native Artist Printmaking Show, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

2010, Native Arts Juried Show, In the Spirit, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA.

2008, Native Arts Juried Show, In the Spirit, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA.

2007, Native Arts Juried Show, In the Spirit, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA

2006, Native Arts Juried Show, In the Spirit, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA.

April 2005, Digital Printmaking Residency Show, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

2005, Selected Invitation to exhibit in People of the River: Native Arts of the Oregon Territory, Portland Art Museum Indian Art Market, Portland, OR.

Residencies and Residency Workshops

August 24—31, 2017, Selected Artist, Tears of DukwibahL Gathering of International Indigenous Visual Artists of the Pacific Rim, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, Olympia, WA.

April 24 – 25, 2015, Participant, Instructors: Rick Bartow and Seiichi Hiroshima, DryPoint and MonoPrint at Lane Community College in Eugene, OR. This workshop was held in conjunction with the Rick Bartow retrospective show at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.

June 16-17, 2012, Participant, Instructor: Linley Logan, Artist Linoleum Block Printing Workshop, Sponsored by NEA – Donated image for the coming Potlatch at the Squaxin Island Hosting for Canoe Journeys 2012, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, WA.

November 12-13, 2011, Participant, Instructor: Peter Boome, Artist Screen Printmaking Workshop, Sponsored by NEA – Donated image for the coming Potlatch at the Squaxin Island Hosting for Canoe Journeys 2012, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, WA.

July 29-31, 2011, Participant, Marwin Begay, faculty at University of Oklahoma, Visiting Artist Printmaking Workshop, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, WA.

2010, Participant, Marwin Begay, faculty at University of Oklahoma, Visiting Artist Printmaking Workshop, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, WA.

2009, Participant, Linley Logan, Artist Linoleum Block Printing Workshop, The Evergreen State College, Longhouse, WA.

May 2008, Participant, June Northcroft Grant, Maori Painter, Artist-in-Residency Painting Workshop, The Evergreen State College, Longhouse, WA.

2005, Participant, Larry McNeil, faculty at University of Idaho, Visiting Artist Printmaking Workshop, The Evergreen State College, Longhouse, WA.

2004, Participant, Frank Janzen, Tamarind Master Printer, Mono-prints Printmaking Workshop, Crows Shadow, Umatilla Reservation, OR.

Catalogs

2017, Selected Artist, Tears of DukwibahL Gathering of International Indigenous Visual Artists of the Pacific Rim Catalog, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, Olympia, WA.

2016, Longhouse 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Evergreen State College Longhouse Education & Cultural Center, page 36. See http://evergreen.edu/longhouse/20th%20Anniversary%20Show%20Publication.pdf

2014, Indigenesse: An Exhibition of Works by Contemporary Native Women, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, ON.

2012, Art en Capital, Salon Du Dessin Et de La Peinture A L’Eau, Paris Grand Palais, page 223.

Cultural Luminaries: Illuminating the Past, Lighting the Way into the Future, The Artist-in-Residence Program at the “House of Welcome” Evergreen State College Longhouse Education & Cultural Center.

Juror

2011 Native Arts Juried Show, In the Spirit, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA.

Mentors

January – July 2012, Aletta de Wal, ACT – Artist Career Training, http://www.artistcareertraining.com

September 2006 – March 2008, One-to-one artist mentorship program with Joe Feddersen, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

August 2006, Selected Participant, EDGE Program (an artist in business week-long training program for emerging and mid-career artists), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA.

Publications and Media

2013, First American Art Magazine, image on p. 44. http://firstamericanartmagazine.com

2013, Hearts Beating, The Project Honouring Zine Women, by Sarah Martens and Lissie Rappaport,  https://www.facebook.com/femrev.collective

2012, Univers des Arts Magazine, October-November 2012 No 166, image on p. 55.

2002, Fancy Dance, Leslie Johnson (Author), Kayeri Akweks (Illustrator), Bebop Books.

2001, Power and Place: Indian Education in America, Vine Deloria Jr. (Author), Daniel R. Wildcat (Author) Kayeri Akweks (Cover Illustration), Fulcrum Publishing.

2001, At the Park, Judy Nayer (Author), Kayeri Akweks (Illustrator), Bebop Books.

2000, Native American Games and Stories, Joseph Bruchac (Author), Kayeri Akweks (Illustrator), Fulcrum Publishing.

Community Service

2004-2012, Native Arts Steering Committee Member, The Evergreen State College Longhouse, Olympia, WA.

2004, Chair of Artist Donation Committee, WyKanUshPum Art Auction Gala, http://www.critfc.org, Spirit of the Salmon Fund, Portland, OR.

2003, Co-chair of Artist Donation and Volunteers Committee, WyKanUshPum Art Auction Gala, http://www.critfc.org, Spirit of the Salmon Fund, Portland, OR.

2002, Coordinator of Public Information Booth, Indian Art Northwest Art Fair, Portland, OR.

Education

March 2017, MFAIA, Goddard College, Port Townsend, WA campus.

1989-1991, ABD, Instructional Technology Design, University of Northern Illinois, DeKalb, IL.

August 1986, MEd, Education Administration, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

April 1980, BA, Art (Drawing and Graphic Design), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.