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Curator Insights: Pop Chalee’s Forest Scene
January 19, 7:00 pm-8:30 pmFree
Join Chelsea Herr, Jack and Maxine Zarrow Curator for Indigenous Art and Culture at Gilcrease Museum, to learn more about Pop Chalee’s (Taos Pueblo) Forest Scene. Learn about the artist and this specific painting.
Chelsea M. Herr, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the inaugural Jack and Maxine Zarrow Curator for Indigenous Art and Culture at Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her work at Gilcrease is focused on advocacy, inclusion and self-representation of Indigenous peoples and cultures in museum spaces. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in art history from Seattle Pacific University and a Master of Arts in art history with an emphasis on Native studies from the University of California, Riverside. In May 2020, Herr earned a doctorate in Native American Art History from the University of Oklahoma, writing a dissertation on Indigenous Futurisms in the work of Native North American artists. She recently guest curated Stitched in Sovereignty: Contemporary Beadwork from Indigenous North America at the Couse-Sharp Historic Site in Taos, New Mexico, and guest co-curated Indigenous Futurisms: Transcending Past/Present/Future at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe.
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