Museum of Contemporary Native Arts

Shanna Ketchum-Heap of Birds

Shanna Ketchum-Heap of Birds is a citizen of the Diné/Navajo Nation, an independent scholar of contemporary Native American art, and she has taught in the Native Studies Department at the University of Oklahoma in Norman since 2007. Her work can be found in Third Text: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Art, Estrago, Vision, Space, Desire: Global Perspectives and Cultural Hybridity (NMAI Edition), and The Hugo Boss Prize 2008 (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum). She lectures about issues in contemporary Native art, both nationally and internationally.