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Penn State Article about On This Site

Penn State Article about On This Site

on Mar 14, 2017 in Blog

“Jeremy Dennis, M.F.A. candidate in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, is one of ten recipients of a 2016–17 $10,000 Dreamstarter grant for his art-based photography project, “On This Site,” which aims to preserve and create awareness of culturally significant Native American locations on Long Island, N.Y.”

Read more here! https://artsandarchitecture.psu.edu/news/sova-graduate-student-wins-national-grant-native-american-photography-project

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Penn State News

Penn State News

on Feb 10, 2017 in Blog

Dennis said he has been able to work with many professors and artists in the School of Visual Arts who have helped shape and develop his artistic practice. “It’s a great environment to continuously see new art,” he noted. “My mentor, Professor Lonnie Graham, believes that this project is important, because not only does it establish and re-examine sites that may have been lost or overlooked by a dominant culture, but it establishes a point for social and cultural dialogue that is imperative as we begin to acknowledge our heritage.”

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Indian Country Today Article

Indian Country Today Article

on Jan 9, 2017 in Blog

Please check out this article on the Indian Country Today Media Network to read more!

Olympic gold medalist Billy Mills has just announced the second class of American Indian youth to receive $10,000 Dreamstarter grants for projects that help them bring their dreams to life. Each of the 10 Dreamstarter recipients, all American Indian youth under 30, will work with a community nonprofit on an arts or cultural project supported by Running Strong for American Indian Youth.

“I am amazed and humbled by our incredibly accomplished class of young artists and cultural leaders,” said Mills, who grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. “My Native culture gave me the courage and strength of spirit to dream my Olympic dream. Native art and culture is vital to vibrant, rich, thriving Native communities.”

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