Artist Talk: Marie Watt

Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:45pm

3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202, USA

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Marie Watt is an American artist and citizen of the Seneca Nation with German-Scot ancestry. Her interdisciplinary work draws from history, biography, Iroquois protofeminism, and Indigenous teachings; in it, she explores the intersection of history, community, and storytelling. 

Watt holds an MFA from Yale University; a BA from Willamette University and the Institute of American Indian Arts; and an honorary doctorate from Willamette University. Fellowships she has received include: Anonymous Was a Woman, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, the Harpo Foundation, the Ford Family Foundation, and the Native Arts and Culture Foundation. 

Selected collections include the Seattle Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Yale University Art Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, Renwick Gallery, and the Denver Art Museum.

Sponsored by the art department. Free and open to the public.

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