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'Nature inspired: North American native arts'

July 16, 2013

A new exhibition has opened at the University Art Museum that features native artists from Alaska, the eastern shores of Canada, the northwest and southeast United States.

Works in the 'Nature inspired: North American native arts,' exhibition are from the permanent collection as well as from private collections in Colorado.Now open through December 20
University Art Museum
1400 Remington

Sensitivity to the natural world

In "Nature inspired: North American Native arts," narrative events and imagery from the lives of artists are included in both two and three-dimensional arts, many created from indigenous resources: 

  • wood,
  • clay,
  • bone,
  • mountain goat horn,
  • soapstone,
  • ivory, and
  • baleen from toothless whales.

The exhibition features work from the University Art Museum’s permanent collection as well as examples from private collections in Colorado.

This exhibition is curated by Department of Art professor Patricia Coronel, Ph.D.

Museum hours

Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.