Comic Art Indigene

Museum: The Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Curator: Antonia Chavarria
Date: 2007-2009
Scope: 1,500 sf Originating traveling exhibition
Implementation Budget: $35,000
Role: Exhibit designer and production manager

The Comic Art Indigene exhibition explored aspects of the American Indian creation and consumption of comic art from prehistory to today. Ledger artwork was displayed alongside commercial newspaper comics. Trained comic artists as well as outsider artists were represented in the selection of works. Visitors were invited to try their own hand at making comics by tracing and adding to American Indian pictographs. Designed as a traveling exhibition originating at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the show traveled to the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC.

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Rebecca Schreiber Shreckengast
Experience Designer Albuquerque, NM