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September 16 – October 23

September 16, 4-6PM  Reception & Presentation by Artist

Mabel visits Palo Duro Canyon

By Kathleen VanDeMark

Mabel, one of VanDeMark’s beloved horses, spirits to Palo Duro Canyon to pay homage to her ancestors and unveils the truth of a history left untold.

Maybel Visits is a commemoration to the horses that perished during the altercation between First Nation peoples of the Comanche, Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Kiowa tribes and the 4th US Calvary lead by Colonel R.S. Mackenzie.  Archiving with symbolic imagery, this group of 100 paintings raises awareness of this historical event.


The first virtual exhibit is called 'She Persisted' and it is a collection of objects from the Grand Rapids Public Museum, this exhibit was intended to be part of a larger collaboration with artworks in celebration of the anniversary of the 19th amendment. 

Here is a link to the 'She Persisted' exhibit.

Carrie Weis
Museum & Gallery Director
Ferris State University
Fine Art Gallery