As is customary with our big events, the Phenomenal Art Exhibition and Awards Ceremony took up a lot of our organizing power and was the largest AICHO event of the month! In continuing a tradition of Duluth “firsts,” the American Indian Community Housing Organization hosted an exhibit last month celebrating artists who identify as women of color. This was the first exhibit to feature only the work of our region’s least represented demographic of artists — Indigenous, Black, Latinx and Asian women. A total of 31 different artists representing a wide range of backgrounds and cultures submitted their work for display in the Dr. Robert Powless Cultural Center, drawing in a crowd of 300 in an opening reception that took place alongside an award ceremony for some of AICHO’s most influential women leaders. Read more...
We were also featured in the Duluth News Tribune.
Photos by Ivy Vainio.
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