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ART OF THE HUNT—A Wyoming Exhibit

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Folk arts are often a part of people’s everyday lives. That’s the case with many of the objects shown in “Art of the Hunt: Wyoming Traditions,” an exhibit at the Wyoming State Museum in Cheyenne that closed in September 2015.
ART OF THE HUNT—A Wyoming Exhibit

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Maria Godines Embraces Tribal Work

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First posted 2014 Handcrafted Art Traditions (an online gallery of folk and traditional arts) features lovely beaded necklaces, earrings, and bags by Maria Godines, a Warm Springs Wasco tribal member. Kah-Nee-Ta Resort in Warm Springs also carries Maria’s beadwork. Maria has participated in Tribal Member Art Exhibits at the Museum of Warm Springs and has received awards for her Wasco Shell Side Purse, her Colombia River Replica Wedding Veil, and her beaded jewelry. Maria learned basic sewing techniques from her mother, Lolita Greeley. When she was six years old, Maria began learning the arts of stringing beads, the peyote stitch,...

Maria Godines Embraces Tribal Work

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“Doves, Nukes, Hearts, and Junkyards: the Protest Art of Judy Meyers 1966-2013”

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Judith Meyers has used her papercuts and other art forms to enrich lives in her community of Greeley, Colorado, since she moved there in 1964. For over 40 years, Judith has also used her art to express her support for women’s rights, peace, and other types of social and environmental justice.
“Doves, Nukes, Hearts, and Junkyards: the Protest Art of Judy Meyers 1966-2013”

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