Past Sioux Falls Event: VOL 20

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VOL 20

January 06, 2017
@ Sioux Falls Design Center

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Perspectives of Contemporary Native Art

@ VOL 20 ON JAN 06, 2017

Keith BraveHeart is from the Medicine Root District (Kyle) of the Pine Ridge reservation, SD. BraveHeart received his BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, NM and is currently a graduate student working towards his MFA at the University of South Dakota

 Keith structures his art to honor and celebrate senses of lifestyles & philosophies from his experiences and what he witnesses. Keith is a constant observer of the world, and searches within his abilities as an artist for a definition of "Native Art", especially in contemporary terms. Keith speaks with a voice that represents himself as a Lakota person.

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@ VOL 20 ON JAN 06, 2017

"Still was my safe space to reflect on who I had been, who I was and who I wanted to be."

In Still at PechaKucha Night Sioux Falls Vol. 20, Designer and Writer Katie Becker shares her journey in creating her very first autobiography and how her love for writing and history has drastically influenced her life. With her appreciation for words, she knew that one day, she would become a writer, writing about the things that made her tick. 

She is currently pursuing her licensure in architecture and works for JLG Architects in Sioux Falls.


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Synchronicity: Eye on the Surprise.

@ VOL 20 ON JAN 06, 2017

Sarah Wallin has lived in Sioux Falls for most of her life and is grateful to call the Heart of America home. Sarah received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from USD and is putting it to good use by working for her friend, Jason, who owns a small cleaning business. When she’s not working, Sarah enjoys being in nature, walking on nature trails, reading poetry, attending Pecha Kucha Night, keeping up with all things featuring Justin Timberlake, and she especially loves keeping her eyes on the surprise of synchronicity. Sharing stories that involve synchronicity is one of her biggest passions. She aims to inspire others to make a shift in their perception of things so that when you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.


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When Creative Art Meets Creative Commerce

@ VOL 20 ON JAN 06, 2017

Toby Kane just wants to be creative for a living. He has worked in many advertising and marketing roles, he is also an owner in Off-the-Cuff Stuff promoting Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers and various improvisational theatre...and now operates as Goto Communications --the business of creative.