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Duane Slick

Duane Slick visited Island Press in the fall of 2019 as the Arthur and Sheila Prensky visiting artist. He created a multi-layered collagraph, Crafting a Consequential Narrative that includes the artist’s signature leitmotif: a coyote head. Slick’s imagery is rooted in his Woodlands identity—specifically, Meskwaki/Ho-Chunk.

The edition of 16 was completed in September 2020, seven months into the global pandemic coupled with much social and political strain. The title Crafting a Consequential Narrative refers to the uncontrollability of our current situations.

About the artist

Painter Duane Slick’s acrylic paintings blend the subjects of oral and visual Native American traditions with a focus on trickster strategies and modernist/post-modernist painting histories.

Editions from this project