Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Gail Tremblay

Gail Tremblay is of Onondaga and Micmac ancestry.  She lives in Olympia, WA and is a professor at Evergreen State College, where she mentors students in the fields of visual arts, writing, Native American art, and cultural studies.  She is also a lecturer and workshop presenter. An artist, writer and cultural critic, she has worked for more than 30 years to assure that issues of diversity and gender equity are addressed in art teaching, criticism and history, the curating of exhibits, and the granting of public and private funding to artists and art institutions. She shares a unique vision through her multi-media visual works, art installations, writing on Native American art, and poetry, which have been published in more than 50 books, journals and periodicals. She has been President of the National Board of the Women’s Caucus for Art, which presented her with a national “Mid-Career Art Award.” She has exhibited in Switzerland, China, Mexico, the Czech Republic, and Brazil. Her visual art has been featured in more than 100 group and solo exhibits throughout the United States and is in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, The Portland Art Museum and the Missoula Art Museum.