Contemporary Native American weaving exhibition opens May 1 at the Hardesty Arts Center

Intertwined, Stories of Splintered Pasts: Shan Goshorn & Sarah Sense runs through July 5, 2015.
TULSA, Okla. - March 24, 2015 - PRLog -- TULSA, OKLAHOMA - The Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa announces INTERTWINED, Stories of Splintered Pasts: Shan Goshorn & Sarah Sense, a new exhibition of contemporary Native American art. Intertwined opens May 1 and runs through July 5, 2015 at the Hardesty Arts Center in downtown Tulsa, 101 East Archer Street.

Curator Heather Ahtone describes the exhibition in a forthcoming catalogue essay:

“Weaving relies on the careful cultivation and planning for a project that will transcend the limitations of the original material, bound in measured and intertwined parts, to have the potential to hold great burdens within its supportive walls. This is the nature of Intertwined, Stories of Splintered Pasts. Shan Goshorn and Sarah Sense have brought together their shared love of weaving to address the complex political and social history of Native American experiences through artistic examination.”

A public opening reception will be held during the Brady Arts District’s May 1 First Friday Art Walk from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Hardesty Arts Center.  A variety of public programs, cultural partnerships, and educational opportunities associated with the exhibition will also be offered. A list of programming can be found at

Intertwined, Stories of Splintered Pasts is sponsored in part by grants from the Mid-America Arts Alliance and from the National Endowment for the Arts – Art Works.  Read more about the exhibition, including individual artist statements online at  Additional images are available upon request.

The Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa is the champion for area arts and culture.  The Hardesty Arts Center (AHHA) is located at 101 East Archer Street in the Brady Arts District. Gallery Hours are Thursday through Sunday from 1:00pm – 5:00pm, First Fridays – 1:00pm - 9:00pm.  More information about the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa and the Hardesty Arts Center may be found online:

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