Category: Collections Spotlight

Collections Spotlight, a program developed in partnership with First American Art Magazine, is an interactive, online monthly discussion that brings together diverse scholars and Native artists who select artworks from the Coe’s collection to interpret and discuss. The virtual Zoom format also brings together attendees from diverse regions. Attendee questions are accepted throughout the experience via chat, and at the end opened to audio. These events are free and open to the general public.

To view all past recorded events on the Coe YouTube channel, click here.

Collections Spotlight with Meyo Maruffo

Collections Spotlight with Meyo Maruffo

Experience artist Meyo Marrufo, as she hosts COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on April 13, 2021. Marrufo is Eastern Pomo from the Clear Lake basin. While her tribe is from Robinson Rancheria, she has lived and learned from other California tribes, including Yurok, Hupa, Maidu,...
Collections Spotlight with Ian Kuali’i

Collections Spotlight with Ian Kuali’i

On March 15, 2021, artist Ian Kuali’i hosted Collection Spotlight. Ian is a multi-disciplinary self-taught artist of Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian)/Apache ancestry whose career spans more than two decades working in the forms of murals, large-scale cut-paper, prints,...
Spotlight on Spotlight

Spotlight on Spotlight

Spotlight on SPOTLIGHT Bess Murphy, curator It has been almost a year since America Meredith of First American Art Magazine reached out to us to create a virtual program in response to the COVID-19 shutdowns across the country. The Coe prides itself on providing...
Collections Spotlight with Karen Ann Hoffman

Collections Spotlight with Karen Ann Hoffman

  Artist Karen Ann Hoffman hosted COLLECTIONS SPOTLIGHT on February 16, 2021. Karen Ann is a member of the Oneida Nation and lives in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She studied Iroquois raised beadwork with Samuel Thomas and Lorna Hill and now teaches the technique to...
Collections Spotlight with Jordan Poorman Cocker

Collections Spotlight with Jordan Poorman Cocker

This Collections Spotlight Zoom event with Jordan Poorman Cocker took place on December 15, 2020. Jordan Poorman Cocker is a curator, artist, and designer. Jordan is an enrolled member of the Kiowa Tribe and of Tongan descent and holds a Master of Museum and Heritage...