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Multicultural Center Art Gallery Exhibition
Exhibit: "Tiyospaye"
Featuring: The Artists of the "Hill"
Exhibition Dates: February 19 to March 27, 2008
(Click Here for more Exhibition Details)


Participating Artists Statements:
 

WENDELL HUMPHREY
Wendell Humphrey is a Shoshone-Bannock, who lives in Perry County. As he learned about his heritage and cultural, he found that this knowledge helped him in his many varied types of artistic expression. He is very active in passing on this knowledge

 

CATHY HUMPHREY
Cathy Humphrey is a Perry County resident. She makes many varied forms of traditional and more modern works of art. She has been making these for over 30 years. She learned many of these styles from her Sister-In-Law Sharon Wheeler, a Shoshone-Bannock native from Fort Hall Idaho. She is very active in passing on this knowledge.

 

BEVERLEE ANTLE
Beverlee Antle is an Athens County resident. She has been doing this style of beading, called Cheyenne Brick stitch, since November 2004. Which she learned from a workshop held at Ohio University by the student and community organization Native Peoples Awareness Coalition. (N.P.A.C.) The instructors at this workshop were Cathy and Wendell Humphrey. She is very active in passing on this knowledge.

LINDA HIRST
Linda Hirst is an Athens County resident. For the past year and a half, she has been learning beading and many other traditional crafts. These, she has been learning from Beverlee Antle, Cathy and Wendell Humphrey.

DEBORA LOVE
Debora Love is a community member of Natives Peoples Awareness Coalition, and also attends ceremonies at the Hill. She enjoys many activities; attending Pow Wow’s, sewing, cake decorating, and cooking.

 

OZZIE OSBORNE
Ozzie has always had a connection to the Native American way of life. Years ago through a series of events in search of a higher power, Ozzie was asked to join some friends for A Lakota Sioux Inipi (Sweat Lodge) Ceremony. Since then, after allot of teachings from Elders on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation he has been a Fire keeper for many Lakota Ceremonies in Ohio and on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Ozzie is also a Native Ceremonial Dancer. I have been a member of the Hill Tiyospaye for over 2 years under the guidance and teachings of Wendell Humphrey. Ozzie makes several native crafts taught to him by elders, but his necklaces made with Spiritual Energy Stones are his real passion. He also makes Dream Catchers of all Natural materials to order according to healing needs. Ozzie makes chokers and feather fans for use in ceremony.

 

 

 

 
 

 

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