ARTISTS UP welcomes Native artists, their families and advocates – to a free networking and resource exchange event on Monday, April 20th from 5:30 – 8:30 PM at the Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center. Artists working in all disciplines including: music, dance, theater, media, literature, traditional, visual and public art are welcome to attend.
Connect with an amazing group of Native artists including: Peter Ali, John Feodorov, Roger Fernandes, Haila Peterson, Tracy Rector, Philip H. Red Eagle, Fern Renville, John Romero, Elissa Washuta and Andrea Wilbur-Sigo.
Learn about grants, public art commissions and other opportunities from ARTISTS UP partner organizations: 4Culture, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and Artist Trust. Gather information from Native artist advocates including ArtsWA, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Kim Camara and Native Kulturz, the City of Bellevue’s Art Program and the Seattle Indian Health Board.
Light refreshments provided by Off the Rez Food Truck will be served. Art activities for school-aged kids (5 years and older) will be available for parents and guardians requesting this service at registration.The evening will be graciously hosted by Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center and Director, Andrew Morrison, will provide an art tour of the Indian Cultural Center beginning at 5:30 p.m for those interested. The program will begin at 6 p.m. at which time regional funders and fellow Native artists will share information about grants, commissions, residencies and other opportunities to support creative work.