Jim Denomie to be at Plains Art Museum for Residency and Programs

Press Release
For Immediate Release (October 2016)

Fargo, N.D. – Prominent Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie will be at Plains Art Museum for a residency, beginning on November 9th. Denomie’s work is currently on display in the Museum’s exhibition, Arriving at Fresh Water: Contemporary Native Artists from our Great Lakes, which is on loan from the Minneapolis Institute of Art and includes pieces from Plains Art Museum’s permanent collection as well.

Denomie is widely known for his brightly colored, expressionist paintings that explore historical and contemporary Native and regional life, often using humor, wit, spirituality, and symbolism in his narratives. A member of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe, Jim Denomie was born in Hayward, Wisconsin and currently resides in Minneapolis. He has shown throughout the U.S. and his work is in the permanent collections of numerous museums, including the Denver Art Museum, the Heard Museum, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Westphalian Museum of Natural History and Plains Art Museum. The full roster of Denomie’s programs at Plains Art Museum includes:

Monotypes with Jim Denomie
November 9 – 10 • 1– 4 PM
Free to Native artists • $40 / $32 members

Creative Voices Talk: Jim Denomie
Thursday, November 30 • 6:30 – 8 PM
Free and open to the public

Teen Camp: Get the Picture with Jim Denomie
Friday, November 11 • 1– 4 PM
Free to Native students • $28 / $22 members

Plains Art Museum is your nonprofit art museum and education center, supported by over 1,000 individuals and organizations. The Museum and its Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity are located at 704 First Avenue North in downtown Fargo. For more information about visiting or supporting your art museum, visit www.plainsart.org.

Contact: Andy Maus, Museum Director / CEO, amaus@plainsart.org, 701.551.6123.