Modern West Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT
January 20 – March 4, 2023
Federal Park, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Shonto Begay: Topography of My Spirit in Flight
West of the Moon Gallery, July 2022
Meet Shonto at the July 1 First Friday Artwalk, downtown Flagstaff, 14 N. San Francisco St
June 10-12, 2022
"Shonto Begay, the renowned Navajo artist, describes his brushstrokes as “a visual chant,” in which lines of different lengths, widths and shapes — swirls, curls and dots — are akin to syllables that add up to words, then to sentences and paragraphs, and finally to Navajo prayers. “I’ve always seen my work as a ceremony,” he says. Amen."
Shonto Begay: Eyes of the World and Indigenous Women: Border Matters
April 10–October 3, 2021, and March 20–October 3, 2021
Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe
Centering artists’ voices, two current exhibitions at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian foreground connections to and experiences of place. Engaging historical consciousness, cultural memory, contemporary politics, and personal agency, Shonto Begay: Eyes of the World and Indigenous Women: Border Matters work together to reorient the viewer to alternative perspectives and narratives in the Southwest.
Read the full review on Southwest Contemporary.
Images for the Healing Time