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Jaune Quick-to-See Smith    (American, 1940)

 Jaune Quick-to-See Smith - Carousel (Paintings) h: 72 x w: 48 in / h: 182.9 x w: 121.9 cm
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
Carousel
 
 Jaune Quick-to-See Smith - Invisible (Paintings) h: 48 x w: 36 in / h: 121.9 x w: 91.4 cm
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
Invisible
 
 

Biography
1940 Born in St. Ignatius, Indian Mission Flathead Reservation, Montana
1940 - 1976 Mother of two children and works as a librarian, janitor, secretary, veterinary assistant, factory worker, and Headstart teacher.
1976 BA, Art Education, Framington State College, Massachusetts
1980 MA, Art, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
1985 Co-curates traveling exhibition Women of Sweetgrass, Cedar, and Sage: Contemporary Native American Indian Women’s Exhibition
1989 Participates in Washington University School of Art Collaborative Print Workshop in St. Louis, MO with Master Printer Kevin Garber
1989 Awarded Honorary Professorship, Beaumont Chair, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1989 Keynote speaker at the San Francisco Art Institute symposium, San Francisco, CA
1990 Arts Service Award, Associaion of American Cultures
1990 Curates traveling exhibition ATLATL: The Submuloc Show/Columbus Wohs
1992 Honorary Doctorate, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
1991 - 1993 Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century, organized by The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
1995 Washington University School of Art Collaborative Print Workshop in St. Louis, MO with Master Printer Kevin Garber
1997 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Women’s Caucus for the Arts
2001 We Are Many/We are One, organized by the University of Wisconsin and curated by Quick-to-See Smith
2005 Election to the New Mexico Women’s Hall of Fame
2005 Awarded the New Mexico Governor’s Outstanding New Mexico Woman’s Award
2005 Awarded the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts (Allan Houser Award)
2008 Honoree at Women’s Art: Women’s Vision Honoree, National Women's History Project during Women's History Month
Selected Public Collections: The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; The Museum of Mankind, Vienna, Austria; The Museum of Modern Art, Quito, Equador; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Exhibitions
2005 Connections – New work/Old Work, Flomenhaft Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Made in America, UNM Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM (catalog)
2005 She Paints the Horse, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY (catalog)
2004 Postmodern Messenger, Tucson Art Museum, Tucson, AZ (catalog)
2004 Continuum 12 Artists, NY Customs House/Smithsonian, New York, NY
2003 Continuum 12 Artists, NY Customs House/Smithsonian, New York, NY
2003 LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2002 200 Years: Change/No Change (Installation): Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Penn State University, PA
2001 Poet in Paint, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase Collage, State University of New York, Westchester County, NY
2000 New Work. Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 Native American Arts Alliance part of Celebrate 40,000 Years of American Art at the 48th Annual Venice Biennale, Italy
1998 Coyote Made Me Do It, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Modern Times, New Mexico State University Las Cruces, NM
1996 - 1997 National Museum of American Art Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
1996 Subversions/Affirmations, Jersey City Museum Jersey City, NJ
1995 Talking Pictures, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Recent Works, Wabash College Art Museum Crawfordsville, IN
1994 Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Jan Cicero Gallery Chicago, IL (Solo)
1994 Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, LewAllen Gallery Santa Fe, NM (Solo)
1993 Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Chrysler Museum of Art Norfolk, VA (Solo)
1993 Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA (Solo)
1992 LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (Solo)
1991 Shared Visions: Native American Painters and Sculptors in the Twentieth Century, organized by The Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
1989 “Chief Seattle Series” LewAllen/Butler Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
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