Artwork%20copyright%20Gail%20Tremblay.%20Photo%20courtesy%20of%20The%20Evergreen%20State%20College.
Artwork copyright Gail Tremblay. Photo courtesy of The Evergreen State College.

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Hunting for the Red Queen on the Big Night Out, 2008

Gail Tremblay
(American | Onondaga | Mi'kmaq, born 1945)

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia

ABOUT THE ARTWORK

Weaving baskets from recycled films gives artist Gail Tremblay control over a medium that has historically been used to advance stereotypes of Native Americans. Tremblay weaves the films using traditional fancy stitch patterns for Ash splint and Sweet Grass baskets.

This artwork was acquired for the State Art Collection in partnership with The Evergreen State College.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Olympia-based conceptual artist Gail Tremblay creates multimedia artworks, installations, critical writing, and poetry. An influential professor at the Evergreen State College, Tremblay advocates for diversity and gender equality in the art world and academia.

ARTWORK DETAILS

Material Category

Sculpture - plastics / acrylics / polyesters

Textile / fiber / organic materials

Medium

35mm trailer for the film "Big Night", red leader, and silver braid

Dimensions

21 in x 14 in x 14 in

ID Number

WSAC2008.018.000

Acquisition Method

Direct purchase

Artist Location

Washington, United States

LOCATION INFORMATION

Agency

The Evergreen State College

Artwork Location

The Evergreen State College
Third Floor of Library, off the staircase

WA County

Thurston

Setting

Interior

Site Type

University

Address

2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505

Geo. Coordinates

47.07355 | -122.978079

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