“Go forth and kick ass!”[i] was the directive given to me by Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims, recently retired Curator Emerita of the Museum of Arts and Design, former executive director of the Studio Museum in Harlem, and former curator for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. How did I end up in conversation with such […]
Artists Jessica Clark, Ashley Minner, Isaac Dial, and Dayona Johnson teamed up to produce the first ever art exhibition at the UNCP Entrepreneurship Incubator in downtown Pembroke, North Carolina during Lumbee Homecoming 2016. Works by all four artists, as well as Panamanian artists Gustavo Esquina de la Espada and Manuel Golden, were installed. The opening reception on July 1, […]
is a social media platform that fosters real-life intergenerational connections through storytelling. Elders of Baltimore seeks to celebrate, honor, and bring recognition to Baltimore’s elder citizens across race, class, and community divides by inspiring personal connections, and existing as a widely accessible public archive of the artifacts of those experiences. Baltimoreans of all ages are […]
As part of UNC Pembroke’s Native American Speakers Series, a panel of American Indian artists will discuss the topic of Southeastern Native art on Thursday, March 31 at 7 pm in the University Center Annex. The panel includes: – America Meredith (Cherokee Nation), a painter, printmaker, educator, and editor of First American Art Magazine; – […]
An interview I did with Lumbee artist Dean Tonto Cox Sr. about his recent work on the historic mural at the Baltimore American Indian Center, featured on the Bmore Art Blog. Check it out!
Ashley Minner is pleased to have been invited- along with America Meredith (Cherokee Nation), a painter, printmaker, educator, and editor of First American Art Magazine, Jessica Clark (Lumbee), a Robeson County painter and educator, and Terry White, a Lumbee artist from Robeson County- to participate on a panel on Contemporary Southeastern Native Art as part of the University of […]
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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore American Indian Center Heritage Museum proudly presents Hard Workin’ Pilgrims: Lumbee Indians in Baltimore City Industry. The exhibit, which features photographs, oral histories and material cultural artifacts of Baltimore’s first generation of Lumbee residents, opened on October 4, 2014. On Saturday, October 11, 2014 there will be a reception and panel discussion with Lumbee […]
10 of the Exquisite Lumbees portraits have a new home in the Southeast American Indian Studies Program at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. A big THANK YOU goes to my friend, Mr. Lawrence Locklear (Lumbee), the Coordinator of SAIS at UNCP. […]
Check out the photo essay one some of my work in my home community that was recently published by Open Society Institute Baltimore.