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Demian DinéYazhi´

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Demian DinéYazhi´

Cultural Affiliation: Diné

Demian DinéYazhi´ was born on July 25, 1983 in Gallup, New Mexico, and is an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation. In 2014, they received their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Intermedia from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2014. Since graduating, DinéYazhi´ has been awarded several grants or fellowships including the Precipice Fund in 2014, Art Matters Foundation in 2015, and the Brink Award from the Henry Art Museum and a Hallie Ford Fellowship from the Ford Family Foundation in 2017. From printed zines to large textile installations and video and land art performance, DinéYazhi´ is a multidisciplinary artist who does not limit their investigation into the contemporary radical Indigenous voice.

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Demian was selected for the Eiteljorg’s 2019 Fellowship: Blurring the Line
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Multimedia | Land Art Performance


Portland, Oregon

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