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Printmaker shares life story at Gorman

By From page A11 | October 30, 2012

Navajo Melanie Yazzie's entitled "Salt-Bitter-Edge-Red Streak into the=Water Girl" will be on display from Oct. 2 to Dec. 7 at the C.N. Gorman Museum, 1316 Hart Hall, UC Davis. There is an artist talk and reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at C.N. Gorman Museum. Courtesy photo

The works of Navajo Melanie Yazzie titled “Salt-Bitter-Edge-Red Streak into the=Water Girl” will be on display through Dec. 7 at the C.N. Gorman Museum, 1316 Hart Hall, UC Davis.

There is an artist talk and reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at C.N. Gorman Museum.

Yazzie utilizes printmaking to consider her experiences since being diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. The artist reflects upon her life today, developing new ways of living in Denver, while she remembers the events and people of her childhood and home on the Navajo Nation.

The museum is open noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 2 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. All events and exhibitions are free. For more information, visit http://gormanmuseum.ucdavis.edu.

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