Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

current exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

ARTiculations in Print: David Sloan T’ah aniiłtso Yéé’bii’ Neiikai (Endangered Species)»

January 25 - July 31;

David Sloan’s installation of monoprints include silkscreened images of endangered species with their Diné names over lithograph reproductions of old 1970’s Navajo Times newspaper ads. Sloan’s conscious intentions compare and contrast eco-philosophies of American consumer culture with traditional Diné world perspective. The disparity of the animal images on top of the propaganda style-like advertisements promoting […]

ARTiculations in Print: Prints from the CROW’S SHADOW INSTITUTE of THE ARTS»

January 25 - July 31;

A selection of prints from the Crow’s Shadow Press signifies the ever-growing portfolio of prints produced over a 20-year period since the founding of the Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts located in Pendleton, Oregon. The exhibition encompasses the work of many outstanding artists of diverse backgrounds and media and includes Rick Bartow, Wendy Red […]

Tony Tiger: Full Consciousness of Being»

January 25 - May 11;

Tony Tiger’s work speaks to a philosophy of contemporary Native soul. His work honors the truth and spirit of Native peoples’ endurance. In the mixed-media exhibition Full Consciousness of Being, Tiger’s context for expression arises from the totality of his personal observations related to intercultural experiences, while drawing on the critical influence Native people have […]

ARTiculations in Print: John Hitchcock: Traces of the Plains»

January 25 - July 31;

Traces of the Plains consists of works on paper.  A multimedia installation of printed matter and video, the exhibition references the trauma of war and fragility of life. Artist John Hitchcock sets familiar images of U.S. military weaponry against unfamiliar mythological and hybrid creatures originating from the Wichita Mountains in western Oklahoma to allegorically explore […]

ARTiculations in Print: Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013)»

January 25 - July 31;

Internationally renowned graphic artist Kenojuak Ashevak (b. 1927) passed away in 2013 at the age of 85. While we mourn the loss of one of the most significant Inuit artists of the modern era, she leaves behind an unparalleled artistic legacy in prints and drawings created over 50 years of uninterrupted production.   The selection […]

MoCNA’s Annual IAIA BFA Exhibition»

A p r i l 1 1 – M a y 1 8, 2 0 1 4 ;

Selected works by: Shaun Beyale | Frederick Big Lake | Rylan Bourke | Heidi Brandow  |  Deborah Corbett | Stephanie De La Rosa | Madge Duus | Koty Jim | Rondee Graham | Quinn Kelly | Sharon Lewis | Dakota Mace | Deepak Maharjan | Carol Melting Tallow | Nicholas Salazar | Crystal Tohee | Laura Walkingstick […]