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Dyani White Hawk

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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.

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mixed media art

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Dyani was selected for the Eiteljorg’s 2019 Fellowship: Blurring the Line
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Dyani’s artist



Acrylic | Mixed Media | Porcupine Quills | Beads

Home Gallery

Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis

Interesting Fact

Studied under Truman Lowe, one of the first Eiteljorg Fellows

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