Visiting Artist Speaker Series
Colleen Cutschall is a senior Oglala-Sicangu Lakota artist originally from Pine Ridge, South Dakota. For over twenty years, she has been working and living in Southwestern Manitoba as an artist, art historian, educator and curator. Her early work in painting and installations focused on Lakota creation mythology and themes of sacred time and space. Continuing with apocalyptic scenes from some of her earlier work, her most recently drawings focus on the chemtrail patterns left by aerosol spraying. Cutschall, is Professor Emerita from Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba, where she was instrumental in the establishment of its current Visual and Aboriginal Artprogram.