Nov. 11, 2023–Feb. 25, 2024
Since 1999, before many others, the Eiteljorg Museum has recognized and celebrated contemporary Native art, led by the renowned Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. Especially of late, Native art is having a moment. Building on the title and themes of the two previous Fellowship rounds,in 2019 and in 2021, the 2023 Fellowship is titled UNSETTLE/Converge, highlighting the 2023 Fellows who are leading the way in dismantling settler-colonial definitions of contemporary Native art to present Native voices and visions foremost.
Join us to kickoff this year’s Contemporary Art Fellowship.Learn More
Celebrate the Fellowship Exhibition’s official opening. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a buffet dinner and a cash bar.
Join us for a discussion panel with the 2021 Fellows led by students and alumni from IUPUI.
Join Eiteljorg Museum staff for a morning of coffee and conversation with our Fellowship Artists.
Hear about the art in Shifting Boundaries from the artists themselves on this Public Tour and Q&A.
Since 1999, the biennial Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship has been integral internationally to helping bring contemporary Native art to the forefront, celebrating, supporting and amplifying the voices of groundbreaking Native contemporary artists.
Though humour softens the blow of a critical message, I have found that making work which confronts the most difficult truths about Canadian society and the impacts of colonization on Aboriginal people are made remarkably palatable when delivered in a strikingly seductive package.
Ruth Cuthand, Plains Cree, (Invited Artist)
Ann W. King Fund, a fund of the Indianapolis Foundation; The Arthur Jordan Foundation; Anonymous