September 23, 2019

Citizen Potawatomi artist uses new canvases for 2019 FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival

To prepare the 29 pieces of art, Clark took extra care with each step including cleaning, priming, painting the balloon portrait, and sealing the ostrich egg. There are no specific tools made to hold ostrich eggs for painters like Clark. So, he created his own version.
August 8, 2019

American-Chinese artist’s career and work inspired by Native culture

Born in Guangzhou, China, Z.S. Liang had never seen anything like Native culture before, and he wanted to share it with the rest of the world. Filling gaps in the artistic representation of Indigenous stories remains the goal of Liang’s career.
July 23, 2019

Métis artist’s work calls out for missing and murdered Indigenous women

Canadian Métis artist Jaime Black has been displaying her installation exhibit The REDress Project, which recognizes the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, at public spaces and art museums for a decade.
August 22, 2018

Local artist donates talent to FireLake Balloon Festival

After the balloons touched down, many of the pilots from this year’s FireLake Fireflight Balloon Festival left with physical mementos of their participation thanks to one […]
January 2, 2018

‘Hope and change’ – Multicultural activist Emcee One motivates, educates youths and communities through power of music

Youth have power. Right now. “When we told them they’re the future, we accidentally said, ‘You don’t matter yet. You don’t count until some futuristic point […]
January 28, 2016

Lizard Light Productions blends traditional art with contemporary methods

Famed Potawatomi artist Woody Crumbo made his name in the art world with his Southwest inspired paintings. Crumbo lived in Taos, New Mexico throughout the majority […]
May 28, 2014

Potawatomi photographer’s regalia photos featured at art exhibit

  In today’s world, anyone can capture a photograph with the touch of a button from their phone. In past years, during Family Reunion Festival, tribal […]