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 […]
March 16, 2015

CPN artist Denny Haskew’s bronze sculpture on permanent display at Grand Casino

As the ninth largest tribe in the in the U.S., CPN has many acclaimed artists amongst its Tribal members, both past and present. From Sharon Hoogstraten’s […]
July 20, 2015

Tribal member Matt Bearden pursues art career full time

To succeed in the art world, artists must continuously draw inspiration to fuel their passion. The famed Potawatomi artist, Woody Crumbo, lived in the desert hills […]
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 […]
March 22, 2016

Way Back Wednesday: Original CHC murals by Beverly Fentriss

With the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Cultural Heritage Center coming into the home stretch of reconstruction before the busy summer of 2016, we look back at the […]
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.
February 28, 2020

Traditional craftwork provides connection to Nishnabé culture

Kristy Phillips serves as a secondary educator at the Hannahville Indian School — Nah Tah Wahsh (Soaring Eagle) — teaching the Potawatomi language and Indigenous science. She also creates beautiful pieces of artwork, jewelry and more using traditional materials and methods through Neshnabkwewek run by her and her sister Kateri Phillips.
June 16, 2020

Zoryan Institute features Citizen Potawatomi artist

What is Aleppo showcases Clark’s affinity for creating beautiful art out of the world’s darkness by bringing to light the gravity that issues such as warfare, genocide, politics and more have on cultures and individuals.
September 3, 2020

Woodland artists celebrate contemporary work at Jacobson House Native Art Center

The Jacobson House Native Art Center stands as a testament to the creativity and beauty of Indigenous art throughout the last century. The latest exhibit, Azhwakwa: Contemporary Anishinaabe Art, features five CPN artists.