Michelle Lanteri, who earned her MA in art history in December 2016, presented two papers on her thesis research this fall. The first, titled “Longing for Home: Wendy Red Star’s Four Seasons Series as Self-Portraits of Place-Based Memories,” was selected for the 2016 Southeastern College Art Conference in Roanoke, Virginia. The second, titled “Color as a Place of Agency in the Art of Wendy Red Star” was part of the “Super-Saturated: Four Perspectives on the Power of Color in Contemporary Native Art” panel Michelle organized for the Lloyd Kiva New Centennial Convocation at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe.
Michelle was also a Fall 2016 recipient of a General Arts & Sciences Scholarship from the NMSU College of Arts and Sciences, and she will be presenting a paper, titled “Identity Interventions: Wendy Red Star’s Four Seasons Series and Chris Burden’s Doomed,” at the 2017 College Art Association conference in New York City.
Wendy Red Star
Four Seasons: Fall, 2006
archival pigment print on Museo silver rag mounted on Dibond
Wendy Red Star © 2006-2016