ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE

Artists in Residence

Each year, the Coe invites well-known Indigenous artists to visit and interact with the Coe Collection and engage with the public through various programs, exhibitions, projects, and events.

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“How it was handed to me” The Caesar Family Legacy

The Coe Center is pleased to host an unparalleled jewelry event on December 12th. How It Was Handed to Me: The Caesar Family Legacy, organized by Kenneth Johnson (Muscogee/Seminole) gathers jewelers and jewelry from New Mexico, Oklahoma, and beyond into a complex story of generational and creative legacies. Leading the public event on December 12th is a gathering of jewelers who are connected through either family or apprenticeship legacies. As Johnson explains, this event is both about the...

“How it was handed to me” The Caesar Family Legacy

The Coe Center is pleased to host an unparalleled jewelry event on December 12th. How It Was Handed to Me: The Caesar Family Legacy, organized by...

FUNCTION: The Film Premiere at the La Fonda, Nov 15, 6 pm

The Story continues… Join us for the premiere of the short film FUNCTION, produced in partnership with Littleglobe on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 6 pm at the La Fonda

book cover Humor is the Best Medicine by Terri Greeves & Ken Williams

2018 Humor is the Best Medicine: Salve for Sore Nerves

Opened Saturday, April 14, 2018 Humor is the Best Medicine: Salve for Sore Nerves: a Creating Side-By-Side Program with Teri Greeves and Ken...
Wanesia working with ATADA Fellow, Sammy Tracy, at the Coe, 2017

2017 Wanesia Misquadace: Birch Bark Biting

I love our people, I love the process of connecting my heart, my designs, and my feelings into each piece I create, share, and connect. My research...
Meghann discussing her work with Coe Center visitors, 2017

2017 Meghann O’Brien

February 17, 2017 IAIA Artist-in-Residence Meghann O'Brien (Haida-Kwakwaka'wakw, Irish) spent time exploring the Coe Center's extensive collection...
Nakkita discussing with Coe visitors, 2016

2016 Nakkita Trimble

November 1, 2016 IAIA Artists-in-Residence, Nakkita Trimble spent time exploring the Coe Center's extensive collection of global indigenous arts and...
Jason Garcia, Luke Parnell, and Gerry Quotskuyva at the Coe, 2016

2016 Jason Garcia, Luke Parnell, and Gerry Quotskuyva

October 3, 2016 For our first event, IAIA Artists-in-Residence Jason Garcia, Gerry Quotskuyva, and Luke Parnell spent time exploring the Coe...
Cannupa with his students

2016 Slip-Cast Seed Bombs with Cannupa Hanska Luger (Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota, Austrian, Norwegian)

September 24 and 25, 2016 Cannupa Hanska's "Slip-Cast Seed Bombs" introduced participants to clay as a medium for social activism as he guided them...
phot of Kelly Church - proud students!

2016 Kelly Church’s Black Ash Basket Make and Take Workshop

March 19 and April 9, 2016 Kelly Church (Gun Lake Band in Michigan, and a Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Ojibwe descendant) is an award-winning...

2015 Royce and Debbie Manuel Demonstration and Conversation

March 15, 2016 The Ralph T. Coe Center for the Arts and the Institute of American Indian Arts were pleased to present a public conversation and...
Photo of Sallyann and students

2016 Sallyann Paschall’s Print Party!

May 14 and 15, 2016 Sallyann Paschall (Cherokee) is a painter, printmaker, and multimedia artist. At the Coe Center she created a Print Party where...