12 Sep Anna Tsouhlarakis
Fellowship: We Are Here (2011)
Cultural Affiliation: Navajo/Creek/Greek
Tsouhlarakis was born in Lawrence, Kansas, and spent much time as a youth with her family on the Navajo reservation. Washington, D.C. is her current home. She graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in Native American Studies and Studio Arts in 1999, and Yale University with a Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Sculpture in 2002. In 2007, she won a Joan Mitchell Foundation Scholarship from the Atlantic Center for the Arts, and in 2015, the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship, Native Arts and Culture Foundation Artist Fellowship, and Harpo Foundation Artist Grant. Tsouhlarakis works in video, photography, and performance media to enhance her viewers’ attention to contemporary Native Americana, thereby, reflecting Native contemporary lives in the modern world.