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Artwork copyright Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Documents

Grandchildren (from the Portraits Against Amnesia Series), 2003

Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie
(American | Diné, Seminole, and Muscogee, born 1954)

Location: University of Washington, Seattle

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Artist Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie uses vintage photographs of indigenous people—both from her family's collection and those she finds—to depict a sense of strength, defiance, connection, and remembrance.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with University of Washington.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

California-based artist Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie creates photographs and video art. She serves as Director of the Gorman Museum at the University of California, Davis. She also serves as Associate Professor of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis. She was born into the Bear Clan of the Taskigi Nation, and born for the Tsinajinnie Clan of the Diné Nation. She studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland in 1981. She received a Master of Fine Arts degree from University of California, Irvine in 2002.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Work on paper - photograph

Medium

Lambda Digital Platinum print

Dimensions

30 in x 20 in

ID Number

WSAC2005.010.000

Artist Location

New Mexico, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

University of Washington

Artwork Location

University of Washington
Kane Hall, First Floor Lobby

WA County

King

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

15 Ave. NE, between NE Pacific and NE 45th streets
Seattle, WA 98195

Geo. Coordinates

47.6565649154538 | -122.30942046627047

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