Kathleen Ash-Milby

Kathleen Ash-Milby is curator of Native American art at the Portland Art Museum. Her forthcoming retrospective exhibition, Dakota Modern: The Art of Oscar Howe, will be accompanied by a multi-authored catalogue, co-edited with Bill Anthes (2022). Previously as associate curator at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in New York she organized numerous exhibitions including Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound, with David Garneau. Ash-Milby was the curator and co-director of the American Indian Community House Gallery in New York City. Recent publications include essays in Art in America, Art Journal, and Joseph Yoakum: What I Saw (2021). A member of the Navajo Nation, she earned her master of arts from the University of New Mexico

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