7TH GENERATION: CONTEMPORARY NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY
Participating artists from Nine Nations: Marla Allison, Jonathan Curley, Lee Claremont, Karen Ann Hoffman, Bruce King, Brandon Lazore, John Longbow, Dave Madden, David Martine, Lenny Novak, Ryan Lee Smith, Curator: Billy Myers.
Art for the Soul Gallery was proud to host a first-of-its-kind “show of force” of Native American art and culture in New England. Beyond contemporary artwork, the show included a broad range of programming. Traditional music performed by the Urban Thunder drummers and singers, a workshop with renowned guitar maker and guitarist John Longbow, live music by John Longbow & Friends, and performances by the Peace Poets. Film and lecture series as well as elementary school visitors were sponsored by UMass Center at Springfield.
Exhibition and programming made possible in part by a grant from the Springfield Cultural Council.