apexart :: Public Program :: Minou Norouzi

In conjunction with the exhibition Heterotopia
organized by crystal am nelson.

Meyers Springs: Images of Native American and Spanish Cultural Exchange

with Center for Big Bend Studies Archeologist Reeda Peel

Thursday, October 17: 6–7 pm
The Lumberyard
213 S. Dean Street
(enter on E. Dallas around the corner from The Get Go)
Marfa, TX

Meyers Springs: Counting Coup Figure. Photo by Reeda Peel
Center for Big Bend Studies rock art specialist Reeda Peel will present a lecture and slide show on Meyers Springs, a major source of water in the dry landscape of west Texas and a center for human activity for thousands of years. At the spring site, Native American artists recorded European contact with the indigenous people atop paintings pre-dating the Western invasion. Learn more about the Center for Big Bend Studies.

Reeda Peele has worked with the CBBS for years as a contractual rock art specialist and began work as a full-time employee in 2007. She is coordinating the creation of a comprehensive digital rock art database. Following the model of artist and Dallas Archeological Society founder Forrest Kirkland, Peel has applied her professional training and experience in fine art to the recordation of Native American rock art. Since 1990, Peel has worked with the Texas Archeological Society, served as a Texas Historical Commission Archeological Steward, and participated in archaeological projects with universities as well as state and federal agencies. In her work with the Center for Big Bend Studies, she has been documenting rock art in the Chinati Mountains, Bee Cave Canyon, and in the Graef Site near Balmorhea.

Please join us.
All events are free and open to the public.

apexart's exhibitions and and public programs are supported in part by the Affirmation Arts Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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