The University of Wisconsin-Superior Distinguished Diversity Lecture and Art Series will present contemporary Native American artist Bunky Echo-Hawk for live painting May 1 at 5 p.m. in the William "Pope" Wright Jr. Student Center. It's free and open to the public.
An enrolled member of the Yakama Nation of Washington State and also a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, Echo-Hawk attended the Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe, N.M., where he received an associate degree in creative writing.
He had recent major shows in Minneapolis, Chicago, New York and Greensboro, N.C.
Echo-Hawk is a featured artist on the highly acclaimed "Impacted Nations" national traveling art exhibition. He has also been featured in the Chicago Daily Herald, Native Peoples Magazine, Westward, The Daily Camera, The Colorado Daily and numerous other publications.
This event was rescheduled from Feb. 20 due to inclement weather.
The William "Pope" Wright Jr. Student Center is located in Old Main Room 232, 1710 Weeks Ave.