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EDUCATION

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, MFA 2007
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, BFA 1992


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Athena LaTocha, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
Athena LaTocha, JDJ | The Ice House, Garrison, NY

2017
Athena LaTocha: Inside the Forces of Nature, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2015
Athena LaTocha, CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2014
In the Beginning, St Ann and the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn, NY
New Works, Gallery SENSEI, New York, NY

2006
Sturm und Drang, Lawrence Alloway Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Works in Progress, Lawrence Alloway Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2003
Recent Work, Terazza Gallery, Elmhurst, NY

1997
Recent Work, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018-2019
Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

2018
Landscape: Real and Imagined, Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Takuwe (traveling exhibition), The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD; Journey Museum, Rapid City, SD; Aktá Lakota Museum, Chamberlain, SD; South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD
Landscape Revisited, Sarah Silberman Art Gallery, Montgomery College, Derwood, MD

2017-2018
Tapun Sa Win (traveling exhibition), Journey Museum, Rapid City, SD; South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD; Aktá Lakota Museum, Chamberlain, SD

2016-2019
The Horse Nation of the Ochéthi Šakówin; (traveling exhibition), The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD; The Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, SD; The South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD; Aktá Lakota Museum, Chamberlain, SD

2016
Stony Brook: 1973 – 2016, Braircliffe College Gallery, Patchogue, NY
The Other America, Patchogue Art Center, Patchogue, NY
Ars Nova, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Great Race, Journey Museum, Rapid City, ND

2015-2018
Lakota Emergence (traveling exhibition), Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, SD The South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD; Aktá Lakota Museum, Chamberlain, SD

2015
How to catch eel and grow corn, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, New York, NY

2013
The Old Becomes the New: New York Contemporary Native American Art Movement and the New York School, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkeleba, New York, NY

2010
10th Anniversary Show, The New York Society of Etchers, Inc., The National Arts Club, Gramercy Park, New York, NY
The Concours, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
IN/SIGHT 2010, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY

2009
Generations 7, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
PAINT!, climate/gallery, Long Island City, NY
One Way: MFA Alumni Exhibition, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, New York
If I Didn’t Care, Park Gallery, The Park School, Baltimore, MD

2008
Red Dot Exhibition, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
The Concours, Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY

2007
Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
Art Student Exhibition, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, NY
2007 Best of SUNY, New York State Museum, Albany, NY
2007 SUNY Faculty Senate Student Art Show, College of Optometry, State University of New York, Albany, NY
College Art Association New York Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter College MFA Gallery, New York, NY
play it as it lays, Lawrence Alloway Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
MFA Group Thesis Exhibition, University Art Gallery, Staller Center, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2006
2006 Fall SUNY Student Exhibit, State University Plaza Gallery, Albany, NY

2005
Art Show: Fine Art Street Galleries, Pittsfield, MA
3.75 oz., MFA First Year Exhibition, Lawrence Alloway Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
New York Mix, American Indian Community House Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Native Americans, Credit Suisse First Boston, New York, NY
Warriors of the Rainbow, American Indian Community House Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Sacred Art, Juried Exhibition, The International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK
Big Drawings, TOAST Gallery, Anchorage, AK
Creative Lives: Women of the Smithsonian, SITES, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

1996
Singing Our Songs: Women, Art, Healing, American Indian Community House Gallery, New York, NY

1995
New American Paintings, Juried Midwestern Exhibition Edition, The Open Press Studios, Needham, MA

1994
10,000 Plus, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


SELECTED AWARDS

2016
Joan Mitchell Painters and Sculptors Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY
2013
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, Captiva, FL
2011
Honorable Mention, The Concours, The Art Students League of New York, NY
2010
Y. G. Srimati Printmaking Scholarship, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
2008
Jean Gates Award, The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY
2007
Honorable Mention, 2007 Best of SUNY, New York State Museum, Albany, NY
2005-2007
W. Burghardt Turner Fellowship, The Graduate School, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
2006
Dorothy L. Pieper Purchase Award, The Graduate School, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
1997
Artist Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


RESIDENCIES

2019 MacRostie Art Center, Grand Rapids, MN
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2018 Winter Workspace Program, Wave Hill, New York, NY
2017 Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2015 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2014 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2013 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency, Captiva, FL
2013 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2012 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2011 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2010 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2009 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
2008 chashama, Inc., New York, NY
1997 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

PERIODICALS, PRESS

“Fall Preview: The Most Promising Museum Shows and Biennials Around the World,” ARTnews, Fall 2018, page 20.
Northern Light, St. Lawrence University, Spring 1989, back cover.
“SUNY Chancellor To Award Best of SUNY Student Art,” SUNY News, May 24, 2007.
Abatemarco, Michael. “MoCNA – Athena LaTocha: ‘Inside the Forces of Nature’,” Pasatiempo, January 27, 2017.
Brennan, Patrick. “Manahatta Revisabled: The Old Becomes New: New York Contemporary Native Art Movement and The New York School,” resolve40.com, May 2013.
Cockroft, James. “Athena LaTocha’s Sturm und Drang,” SBGradMag, Stony Brook Online Graduate Magazine, November 29, 2006.
Cockroft, James. “MFA Thesis Exhibition 2007,” SBGradMag, Stony Brook Online Graduate Magazine, April 12, 2007.
Das, Nanditha. “MFA Thesis 2007,” The Stony Brook Statesman, April 19, 2007.
D’Agostino, David. “Environmental Painting as Landscape,” The Woven Tale Press, May 05, 2017.
Davis, Eric. Interview with Athena LaTocha, Jason Reed, Wanesia Spry Misquadace, Frank Buffalo Hyde. Through Our Eyes. Santa Fe Community College Broadcast, KSFR 101.1, December 05, 2017.
_____. Interview with Athena LaTocha and Manuela Well-Off-Man. Coffee and Culture. Hutton Broadcasting, KVSF 101.5, March 22, 2017.
Eddy, Jordon. Review. “Athena LaTocha: Inside the Forces of Nature,” Art Ltd., May / June 2017, page 31-32.
Green, Christopher. “Beyond Inclusion,” Art in America, February 01, 2019, page 72.
Halperin, Julia. “The Florida island that revived Rauschenberg,” The Art Newspaper, December 2, 2016.
Hayes, Stephanie. “MFA Thesis Exhibit,” The Stony Brook Press, Volume 28, Issue 12, March 28, 2007, page 24.
Hinman, Michael, Simone Johnson, Zak Kostro & Tiffany Moustakas. “The Bronx still beckons with cultural offerings and just plain fun,” The Riverdale Press, October 14, 2018. [ill.] [online]
Joy, Christopher and Zachary Keeting. “Athena LaTocha,” Gorky’s Granddaughter. February 19, 2018. [online]
Kinder, Kevin. “Contemporary native art serves as focus of new exhibit at Crystal Bridges,” Fayetteville Flyer, October 05, 2018. [online]
McKay, Serenah. “Arkansas museum spotlights American Indians,” Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, October 06, 2018. [online]
Martin, Philip. “No reservations, Crystal Bridges’ ‘Art for a New Understanding’ offers different perspectives on American Indians,” Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette, October 21, 2018. [online]
Meier, Allison. "GO Sunset Park: An Emerging Art Community," Hyperallergic, September 10, 2012.
Montiel, Anya. “The Monumental Scrapings of Athena LaTocha,” American Indian Magazine, Summer 2016, page 14-17, 19-20.
Moustakas, Tiffany. “Artists warm to winter workspace,” The Riverdale Press, March 02, 2018.
Pearlman, Ellen. “Everything Old Is New Again: Native Americans and the New York School,” Hyperallergic, April 24, 2013.
_____. New Ventures. Manhattan Public Access Channel 69, 1998.
Romano, Jowy. “Sturm und Drang,” The Stony Brook Press, Volume 28, Issue 5, November 2006, page 19.
Russeth, Andrew. “The Insight from Way Out,” ArtInfo, January 15, 2010.
Schultz, Natalie. “3.75 oz: MFA First-Year Exhibition,” The Stony Brook Press, May 4, 2005.
Skolnik, Lisa. “An Urban Set Piece.” Chicago Tribune Magazine, July 29, 2007, Section 10, page 23.
Wong, Ryan. “Exploring the Terrain of Native American Art,” Hyperallergic, May 19, 2015.

BOOKS AND CATALOGS

PAINT!. Long Island City, NY: climate/gallery, 2009.
New American Paintings, Midwestern Exhibition Edition. Needham, MA: The Open Press Studios, 1995.
Besaw, Mindy N., Candice Hopkins, and Manuela Well-Off-Man. Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now. Fayetteville: The University of Arkansas Press, 2018.
Delaney, Rick. If I Didn’t Care: Multigenerational Artists Discuss Cultural Histories. Baltimore, MD: The Park School of Baltimore, 2009.
Howe, Craig. Takuwe. Martin, SD: CAIRNS, 2018.
Martine, David. No Reservation: New York Contemporary Native American Art Movement. New York, NY: American Indian Artists Incorporated (AMERINDA), 2017.
Howe, Craig. Tapun Sa Win. Martin, SD: CAIRNS, 2017.
Howe, Craig. The Great Race. Martin, SD: CAIRNS, 2016.
Athena LaTocha. New York: CUE Art Foundation. 2015.
Hepworth, Stephen. How to catch eel and grow corn. New York: American Indian Artists Incorporated (AMERINDA), 2015.
Howe, Craig. Lakota Emergence. Martin, SD: CAIRNS, 2015.
Martine, David Bunn. The Old Becomes the New: New York Contemporary Native American Art Movement and the New York School. New York: American Indian Artists Incorporated (AMERINDA), 2013.


PUBLIC LECTURES / ARTIST TALKS

2019
Artist Talk, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
2018
Visiting Artist, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Art Studio Department, University of California, Davis, CA
2017
Visiting Artist Talk, Art and Design Department, Queensborough Community College, Bayside, NY
Panelist, No Reservation, conversation and book launch with Diane Fraher, G. Peter Jemison, David Martine, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Athena LaTocha, Artists Space, New York, NY
2014
Artist Dialog with Curator Harry Weil, In the Beginning, St Ann and the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn, NY
2009
One Way: MFA Alumni Exhibition, artist panel, SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, NY


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Aktá Lakota Museum, Chamberlain, ND
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Center for American Indian Research and Native Studies, Martin, SD
Kenkeleba House New York, New York, NY
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
The Chicago Bulls, Chicago, IL
Alaska Native Medical Center Auxiliary, Anchorage, AK