DAY 2 - Sat Dec 4

3:30pm

Those Who Stand in Front Take the Heat


Event Type:

On-site

Greg Hill, Kathleen Ash-Milby, Peter Jemison

A deep dive into some of the crucial artists and events that brought Indigenous arts into the galleries prior to 1990 with three curators and artists who were either there or brought it to our attention through exhibitions and writing. 

About the Artists

Greg Hill
Greg Hill
Greg Hill is the first Indigenous curator at the National Gallery of Canada. He is currently the Audain Senior Curator of Indigenous Art. In 2007, Hill became the inaugural Audain Curator of Indigenous Art and head of the Department of Indigenous Art. Beginning his career at the Gallery in 2000 as Curatorial Assistant for Canadian Art,... Read more
Kathleen Ash-Milby
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... Read more
G. Peter Jemison
G. Peter Jemison
G. Peter Jemison, of the Heron Clan from the Cattaraugus Territory, Seneca Nation, is a Seneca artist and site manager of Ganondagan, a New York State Historic Park in Victor, New York. His artwork has been shown internationally and his writings have been widely published. Ansley's Fish represents the traditional, sustainable Native American approach to agriculture. A fish, wedge... Read more