Humanities New York Action Grant Awarded for SU Art Museum Exhibition, Programming on Haudenosaunee Art and Culture
, 2022-12-14 14:24:16,
A $10,000 New York Action grant will be used to present the work of an internationally known Onondaga Nation ceramic artist to expand awareness of the Haudenosaunee people and culture through a new art exhibition at the Syracuse University Museum of Art, student and faculty education, and community outreach.
The scholarship is awarded to co-project directors, College of Arts and Sciences Faculty member Sasha ScottHe is Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Art History Scott Manning-Stevens (Native of Akwesasne Mohawk Nation), Associate Professor of English and Director of the Native American Studies Program. They will coordinate with Emily Dittmanthe interim director of Syracuse University Museum of Art Professor of Museum Studies in the College of Design, College of Visual and Performing Arts.
Undergraduate and graduate students, many of whom are indigenous, have played a major role in the research, design and management of the exhibition. The student research team includes Isa Capton (Cayuga State member, BFA in illustration); Charlotte Dupree (Native of the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation, BA in Art History); Anthony F. Ornellez (National Diner, MA in Creative Writing); Jaden N. Dagenais (MA in Art History, MA in Library and Information Science); and Ana Borja Armas (Quechua, Ph.D. in The Cultural Basis of Education). Research team…
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