11 Jul Dyani White Hawk
meet 2019 fellowship artist
Dyani White Hawk
Cultural Affiliation: Sičangu Lakota
Dyani White Hawk was born on October 31, 1976, in Madison, Wisconsin, where she grew up; she currently resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is an enrolled member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and she holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Institute of American Indian Arts and a Masters of Fine Art from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 2015 she received the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Regional Artist Fellowship, and in 2019, the Jerome Hill and USA Artist Fellowships. White Hawk combines her use of traditional Lakota mediums (such as porcupine quills or beads) and geometric patterns to her canvases to conceive intricate mixed media works.
learn about dyani’s creation of
mixed media art
“(Artist statement from Dyani describing the overall purpose and meaning behind her body of work and chosen mediums.)”