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Native American Artist in Residence - Applications Now Open!

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 9, 2022

Here is a birchbark biting with a central floral design surrounded by dragonflies and framed by birchbark cutouts. 
This piece was made by Denise Lajimodiere, Turtle Mountain Ojibwe, during her time as a Native American Artist-in-Residence in 2015-16.

Applications for this round of residences is open now! Learn more about the NAAIR program here!