15th Annual  IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts Virtual Exhibition 2

IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts: Juror Conversation and Artist Awards

  • Dates:
    Sep 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Ages:
    All ages
  • Where:
    Virtual event via Facebook @historymuseum
  • Tickets:


Gather virtually to meet this year’s IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts jurors and hear about their selections for the 15th annual exhibition.

Following this curatorial look at contemporary Native art, the jurors will announce the annual exhibition award winners. Awards include:

  • Honoring Innovation,
  • Honoring the Ancestors,
  • Spirit of the Northwest, and
  • Best in Show.

Jurors for the 2020 IN THE SPIRIT exhibition include:

  • Todd Clark (Wailaki), the founder and curator of IMNDN, a non-profit organization advocating for contemporary Native art and artists, and a program manager at the University of Washington’s Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, overseeing initiatives to help recruit, support and retain Native and Indigenous students
  • Miranda Belarde-Lewis (Zuni, Tlingit), an independent curator and Assistant Professor of North American Indigenous Knowledge at the University of Washington’s iSchool
  • Charles W Bloomfield (Pyramid Lake Paiute), who has exhibited and won awards in previous iterations of IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Artsand participated in the culminating event, the annual In The Spirit Northwest Native Festival and Arts Market.