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Priscilla Dobler with yəhaw̓

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Priscilla Dobler at Alma Mater Gallery
November 15 - December 20, 2018
Opening Reception, November 15, 6-9 PM
Alma Mater Gallery, 1322 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA
Free and Open to the Public

In partnership with yəhaw̓, Indigenous artist Priscilla Dobler will be featured in a solo exhibition at Alma Mater’s gallery in Tacoma. Join us for the opening reception November 15th during Tacoma's Third Thursday art walk, and enjoy tortillas handmade on site as part of a performative artwork by the artist!


Priscilla Dobler is an interdisciplinary artist, born in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She investigates how identity is constructed in a globalized society and how architectural spaces represent gender roles and cultural structures in America.

Her work has been exhibited at Decentered Gallery, Puebla, Mexico; Method Gallery, Seattle, WA; Feast Art Gallery, Tacoma, WA: ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, WA; DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Williamsburg Art and Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY; Columbia City Gallery, Seattle, WA; Marfa Contemporary Gallery, Marfa, TX; Currents New Media, Santa Fe, NM; Form & Concept, Santa Fe, NM; Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA; Gallery 110, Seattle, WA; Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA; Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA; Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY; Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY; Catalyst Gallery, Beacon, NY; Cumulus Nimbus Collective at Chashama Gallery, New York, NY; Issues Project Room, Brooklyn, NY and Collaborative Concepts, Saunders Farm, Garrison, NY. 

She was a 2014 recipient of Grants for Artist Projects from the Artist Trust, 2015 Bailey Award, 2016 Edwin T. Pratt Scholarship, and a 2017 Tacoma Artist Initiative Program Grantee. From 2016 to present, she has completed four successful artist residencies at Marfa Contemporary in Marfa, Texas, Arquetopia Ceramic Residency in Puebla, Mexico, and The Studios at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts and Benaco Arte in Sirmione, Italy. She received her MFA in Sculpture from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2013.

Earlier Event: November 11
Champagne Sunday Album Release Party
Later Event: November 15
Third Thursdays Open Mic with Nyoka