Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist
November 7, 2015–September 18, 2016
After Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist closes at the NMAI, the American Federation of Arts will tour the exhibition to the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona (October 15, 2016–January 8, 2017); the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio (February 11–May 7, 2017); the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, Michigan (June 17–September 10, 2017); the Gilcrease Art Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma (October 5, 2017–January 7, 2018); and the Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey (February 3–June 17, 2018).
The exhibition is co-curated by NMAI curator Kathleen Ash-Milby (Navajo) and associate director David W. Penney, in close collaboration with the artist. Ash-Milby and Penney are also co-editors and authors of a substantial companion catalogue, the first of its kind, which also features writings by Margaret Archuleta (Tewa/Hispanic), Jessica Horton, Robert Houle (Saulteaux), Lucy Lippard, Erica WalkingStick Echols Lowry (Cherokee), Miles Miller (Yakama/Nez Perce), Kate Morris, Judith Ostrowitz, Lisa Seppi, and Kay WalkingStick herself.
Generous support for this project is provided by the National Council of the National Museum of the American Indian.