Cannupa Hanska Luger discussed his work in an artist lecture April 4

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger and Charah Coleman

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Charah Coleman works in Fresno State’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. But on a recent Monday afternoon, during her lunch break, she was an artist, working her hands in wet clay, adding her own touches to a cast of an […]

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Artist, Standing Rock water protector Cannupa Hanska Luger coming to Fresno State

Cannupa Hanksa Luger

Cannupa Hanska Luger, a renowned Native American artist who made mirrored shields for water protectors at the protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock, will be at Fresno State from March 27 to April 7. The College of Arts and Humanities’ Center for Creativity and the Arts, in collaboration with the Department of […]

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Artist and Standing Rock protester Merritt Johnson brings exhibition to Fresno State

Artist Merritt Johnson

The work of a collection of multimedia artists who positioned themselves as “water protectors” at Standing Rock, N.D., in opposition to the North Dakota Access Pipeline will be on display at Fresno State Jan. 17-27 in the Phebe Conley Art Gallery. “This is a Creation Story: Merritt Johnson and the Unnamed Collective” is a multimedia […]

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‘Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation’

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger

The 2016-17 theme for the Center for Creativity and the Arts is “Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation.” This year’s theme celebrates the rich artistry of Native peoples of California and North America, as well as the indigenous Mexican diaspora of California’s Central Valley. In October, CCA presented “Elotes con Sangre, the Journey Home, Photographs and ‘Neirikas’ […]

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‘Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation’

The Center for Creativity and the Arts (CCA) at Fresno State invites the Central Valley community to attend events scheduled for the 2016-2017 arts programming theme, “Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation.” This year’s theme celebrates the rich artistry of Native peoples of California and North America, as well as the indigenous Mexican diaspora of California’s […]

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