First Friday: Ron Senungetuk Retrospective Panel
This event has ended. It was scheduled for 4/2/2021.
4 p.m. Friday, April 2Online
Join a panel discussion exploring Ron Senungetuk’s legacy and impact on contemporary art in Alaska over course of his 70-plus year artistic career. As a prolific artist and founder of the Native Art Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Senungetuk influenced generations of Alaska Native artists.
Art historian, artist and curator Kes Woodward, a longtime friend and colleague of Senungetuk’s, will moderate a panel including artists Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Da-ka-xeen Mehner, and Rebecca Lyon, as they share reflections and insights about Senungetuk’s work and lasting importance to Alaska’s arts community. Heidi Senungetuk, Ron's daughter, will also be present to introduce the exhibition and the panelists. Free.