Artist in Residence Cannupa Hanska Luger

Ocarenas by Cannupa Hanska Luger

Ocarenas by Cannupa Hanska Luger

Visual artist and ceramist Cannupa Hanska Luger of Santa Fe, N.M., will lead two week-long workshops at Plains Art Museum from May 26 to June 5 as artist in residence.

The workshops are Ceramics Master Class from May 26-30, and Clay Instruments from June 1 -5. Details and registration for the courses are at

Luger will also give a Creative Voices artist’s talk on Tuesday, May 26, from noon to 1 p.m., which is free and open to the public.

Luger received his BFA in studio ceramics from the Institute of American Indian Arts in 2011, graduating with honors. He has shown at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and at Blue Rain Gallery in Santa Fe, where he is represented, and he’s currently creating socially conscious work balanced with a high standard of craftsmanship. His work is in several public collections and has been included in international exhibitions. Originally from North Dakota, he was born in Fort Yates, N.D. on the Standing Rock Reservation and has Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, Lakota, Austrian and Norwegian heritage.

The artist in residence program is supported by the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, providing funding for the Museum’s Creativity among Native American Artists Initiative.

Creative Voices Artist’s Talk with Cannupa Hanska Luger
Tuesday, May 26, Noon – 1 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Artist in Residence Workshop: Ceramics Master Class
Tuesday – Saturday, May 26 – 30, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Artist in Residence Workshop: Clay Instruments
Monday – Friday, June 1 – 5, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Each workshop is $170 for Museum members, $200 for non-members; Native artists free through funding provided from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation.