December Artist-in-Residence: Melissa Cody

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Melissa Cody
Threads of Rain
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1:00–5:00 p.m.

Melissa Cody is a fourth-generation Navajo weaver from Arizona who works in the Germantown Revival style. A contemporary artist influenced by street culture and art, Cody uses traditional patterns and deconstructs them to create new works. Incorporating eclectic color schemes and bold, sharp lines with geometric overlay, she enhances the dimensionality of each design and reworks it into a new composition. During her residency Cody will create woven textiles that address environmental issues that affect “the forgotten people”—tribal members of her home, the Navajo Reservation in rural Arizona.

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Saturday, December 15, 1–3 p.m.
Native American Poetry Series in the Koret Auditorium
Organized by Kim Shuck. Featured poets include L. Frank, Sherry Wilson, Nazbah Tom, and Indira Allegra

Saturday, December 15, 3–5 p.m.
Artist Reception in the Kimball Education Gallery
Immediately following the poetry readings, please join us for a welcome reception celebrating the residency of Melissa Cody with light refreshments.

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The Kimball Education Gallery is located in the free zone of the museum; no tickets are required. Please drop by anytime during open hours.

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