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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: 10/23/2018

 

For More Information:

Denise Du Broy

Rapid City Arts Council

605.394.4101 x206

denise@thedahl.org

 

WHAT: Tatánka Nunpa Owe Okele

EXHIBIT DATES:  11.09.2018 – 03.09.2019

EXHIBIT RECEPTION:  Friday, November 30, 5 – 7pm

WHERE: Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery | Dahl Arts Center

WHY:  Bringing ART + PEOPLE together

 

Tatánka Nunpa Owe Okele means ….Following the Two Bulls Tracks.

 

The Rapid City Arts Council is pleased to bring you Tatánka Nunpa Owe Okele, a Two Bulls family exhibit, opening on November 9, 2018 and on display until March 9, 2019. A reception will be held on Friday, November 30 from 5-7pm. The show will be located in the Sen. Stan Adelstein & Lynda K. Clark Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center in downtown Rapid City.

 

Tatánka Nunpa Owe Okele loosely translates as “Following the Two Bulls Tracks”. Family and kinship ties are very important to the Oglala Lakota people. The Two Bulls are an Oglala Lakota family of artists and musicians originating from the Red Shirt Table community on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

This group exhibition features the artwork and music by 17 members of the Two Bulls family. Artwork ranges from painting, cartoons, graphic design and illustration, ceramic and plaster sculpture, printmaking, mixed-media work, leather work, dolls, bead work and other forms of jewelry.

Along with individual artworks from each of these artists, there will also be collaborative pieces included in the show with multi-generational artists working together to create new artwork. The Wake Singers will perform at the artists’ reception. They are a contemporary recording group made up of several members of the Two Bulls Family.

 

Exhibit generously sponsored by Denny Gemeny, South Dakota Arts Council and Rapid City Arts Council.

 

To view and download images of the exhibit, please click HERE.

 

The Dahl Arts Center galleries are open Monday-Friday, 10am – 6pm and Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Admission is free; however, for those with the ability to pay, donations are encouraged and appreciated. For more information about upcoming exhibits, visit thedahl.org.

 

The Rapid City Arts Council receives support from generous members and donors, the City of Rapid City, John T. Vucurevich Foundation, BH Area Community Foundation, SD Community Foundation, and 

the South Dakota Arts Council with funds from the State of South Dakota, through the Department of Tourism and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Dahl Arts Center is a municipal facility managed by the Rapid City Arts Council and owned by the City of Rapid City.