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Capital University News, California State University, Sacramento

August 18, 2004

Contemporary art by nation’s native
peoples at Sacramento State

Works by a dozen of America’s most significant contemporary American Indian artists will be on display at California State University, Sacramento from Sept. 3 through Nov. 13 in a free show at the University Library Gallery.

Painting: We Are All Sacred by Frank LaPena
We Are All Sacred by Frank LaPena

The opening reception set for 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 3 will feature performances by Maidu Dancers and Traditionalists, a California native dance group led by Sacramento State professor emeritus and artist Frank LaPena who is of Wintu descent. The show includes art by LaPena as well.

Titled “Images of Identity,” the exhibition includes paintings, photos and sculpture by artists Dugan Aguilar, Rick Bartow, Frank Day, Harry Fonseca, Bob Haozous, George Longfish, Judith Lowry, Fritz Scholder, Brian Tripp, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie and Frank Tuttle, along with LaPena’s work.

An ongoing series of University events is scheduled in connection with the show including a talk by several of the artists at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 14 in the University Union Hinde Auditorium.

La Pena along with Sacramento State anthropology professor Terri Castaneda will curate the groundbreaking exhibition.

“In my imagination is a world my elders have given me. It is beautiful and difficult, and vastly rewarding,” says LaPena of the show. “I want to share those stories.”

University Library Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is free. For more information or group arrangements, contact the gallery at (916) 278-2368.

For media assistance including comprehensive artist biographies and sample images, contact public affairs at (916) 278-6156.

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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu
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California State University, Sacramento • Public Affairs
6000 J Street • Sacramento, CA 95819-6026 • (916) 278-6156 • infodesk@csus.edu