Nadema Agard
Artistas / Cherokee / Lakota / Powhatan / United States

Nadema Agard

Born and raised in New York City and later returned to her maternal ancestral homelands in the Carolinas and her paternal grandmother’s homeland in Virginia after she received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. BS in Art Education from New York University; MA in Art and Education from Teacher’s College and was Director of Red Earth Studio in New York City. Continue reading

Jeff Marley
Artistas / Cherokee / United States

Jeff Marley

Born in Jackson County, grew up on the Qualla Indian Boundary. Biography: Marley’s work explores decolonization in a way they allows him to reconcile issues of race, identity, and culture, as well as his place within those concepts. He feels it is not his role or place to be an informant to the occidental culture on the formal aspects of Native culture, but rather to use culturally based concepts to create an experience that facilitates a deepened Continue reading