Through June 1: The Artwork of Jerry Fogg
Date: March 3 - May 31, 2013
Location: The Center for Western Studies
Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.
The Center for Western Studies' newest exhibit features works by Native American artist Jerry Fogg. "Native Soul: The Artwork of Jerry Fogg" will be on display now through Saturday, June 1 (was May 18). A gallery reception was Wednesday, March 20.
Yankton Sioux Oyate artist Jerry Fogg, Wanagi Tatanka (Bull Ghost), is a mixed-media, pencil and ink, acrylic and watercolor tribal artist. He is an advocate for Blood Run, Hiawatha Indian Insane Asylum and Pé Sla and a multi-mentor at Hawthorne Elementary in Sioux Falls. Fogg is a graduate of Flandreau Indian School and an enrolled member of Ihankton Nakota Oyate. He is the lead vocalist for the contemporary rock band “Native Soul,” and a self-employed business owner in Sioux Falls. Recognition for Fogg's work includes:
- Artist of the Year: Flandreau Indian School
- Best of Show (mixed-media): United Tribes Art Expo
- Best of Show:Yankton County Open Art Competition
- Award Winner (Textile): Northern Plains Tribal Arts
- Patron Award: LuVerne, Minnesota Open Arts
- People’s Choice Award: Artists of the Plains
- Best of Show: Artists of the Plains
- Nominee for Mayor’s Award for the Arts: Sioux Falls