Directed by Ben-Alex Dupris.
[Editor’s Note – February 15, 2022: Bunky Echo-Hawk currently faces a felony charge of lewd or indecent acts to a child.]
2021 Webby Awards Honoree, Video: Diversity & Inclusion
Bunky Echo-Hawk is an internationally known visual artist whose work is featured in gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the U.S. and overseas. Widely collected, his paintings are held in numerous private, public, corporate, non-profit and Tribal collections. As a live painter, he has performed in major venues throughout the country. His live paintings and select partnerships raise much needed funding for indigenous programing needs. He has worked with Nike, serving as the Design Consultant for the Nike N7 line since 2011, and has recently partnered with Pendleton Woolen Mills to create a blanket for the American Indian College Fund. Through his art and strategic partnerships, he has aided in raising millions of dollars for Indian Country. He has served as artist-in-residence at a number of institutions, organizations, and tribal communities. He illustrates their work, and bolsters their mission through philanthropic avenues. His art creates a voice for issues facing Indian Country and opportunity to raise funds to combat the identified issues. His art presses forward, and gives back.
Explore the life and work of Maia Cruz Palileo, the multi-disciplinary, Brooklyn-based artist who examines themes of migration and the permeable concept of home in her works, inspired by the oral history of her family’s arrival in the United States from the Philippines.