Friday, March 05, 2010 @ 5:00pm, Salon EF
Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie was born into the Bear and Raccoon Clans of the Seminole and Muscogee Nations, and born for the Tsinajinnie Clan of the Diné Nation. Exhibited nationally and internationally over the last thirty years, Tsinhnahjinnie claims photography and video as her primary languages. Creating fluent images of Native thought, her emphasis is art for indigenous communities. Tsinhnahjinnie received an Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, a Chancellor's Fellowship at the University of California Irvine, the First Peoples Community Artist Award, and a Rockefeller artist in residence at the University of California Davis, Native American Studies Program. She is the director of the C.N. Gorman Museum and associate professor in the Department of Native American Studies at University of California Davis.