Native artists create works for new High Desert Museum exhibit, ‘Creations of Spirit’
A new Native art exhibit will be featured at the High Desert Museum. Learn more here.
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — For many Native communities throughout the High Desert, what constitutes art spans beyond the walls of a gallery or a museum. Objects are alive, tied to purpose and intrinsic to thriving communities. Art is at once utilitarian and ceremonial, as well as part of the continuation of Native traditions.
Opening on Saturday, Jan. 28, Creations of Spirit will immerse High Desert Museum visitors in the Indigenous Plateau worldview, reflecting knowledge systems of tribes along the Columbia River and its tributaries.
Six Native artists commissioned for this new, original exhibition are creating artwork that will be used in Native communities before arriving…
Former Portlander draws on Oregon coast memories for Disney animated short, ‘Far From the Tree’A new Disney animated short film has roots at the Oregon coast.. Discover more here. By Kristi Turnquist | The Oregonian/OregonLive
Oregonians may notice some familiar images when they watch “Far From the Tree,” an animated short film that ran in theaters prior to the Disney animated feature, “Encanto.” The scenery, for example, looks like the Oregon coast. And doesn’t that landmark offshore resemble Haystack Rock, in Cannon Beach?
That’s no accident. “Far From the Tree,” a Walt Disney Animation Studios seven-minute short, is written and directed by Natalie Nourigat, who grew…