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Nanibah Chacon is an American artist, curator, and activist. She is best known for her work in the fields of contemporary art, Native American art, and social justice. She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums around the world, including the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, the Heard Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts. Chacon was born in Gallup, New Mexico, and is of Diné (Navajo) and Mexican heritage. She received her BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and her MFA from the University of Arizona in Tucson. Chacon's work focuses on themes of identity, culture, and social justice. She has created installations, paintings, and photographs that explore the complexities of being a Native American woman in the 21st century. Her work has been featured in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Huffington Post. In addition to her artistic practice, Chacon is an active advocate for Native American rights. She is a founding member of the Indigenous Women's Divestment Project, a grassroots organization that works to raise awareness of the environmental and social impacts of extractive industries on Indigenous communities. She is also a board member of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation, a national nonprofit that supports the preservation and revitalization of Native American cultures.
|Age||43 years old|
|Born||26 June 1980|
|Birthplace||Gallup, New Mexico|
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Chacon was included in the 19th Young Latino Artists Exhibition, entitled Y, Que? (And What!), at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas, which presented multimedia artworks from emerging Latinx artists, under the age of 35, that explored themes of race, class, gender, sexuality, and cultural identity. The same year, she was the featured artist speaker at the Northern New Mexico College conference Mapping Geographies of Self: Woman as First Environment.
In fall 2018, Chacon was the Michigan State University Womxn of Color Initiative Artist-in-Residence, a program which creates space for students to engage with women of color. As Estrella Torrez, Associate Professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and one of the organizers of the Womxn of Color Initiative, said, "Nanibah Chacón is one of the most significant muralists working today. In addition to creating exceptionally beautiful works of art, her paintings address complex and poignant topics by foregrounding the stories of Indigenous womxn and Indigenous knowledges."
In the summer of 2017, Chacon and youth from Española completed the mural The River Flows Through It it the Española Valley Fiber Arts Center. The mural represents the rich textile traditions of Northern New Mexico and includes elements that represent Navajo, Pueblo, and Spanish fiber art techniques.
Chacon's work was featured in the The Code Mixing: From Concrete to Canvas Exhibition at Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana (MACLA) in 2016. In 2017, she designed and installed the work Sing Our Rivers Red, an installation honoring over 1,000 Indigenous Canadian women and girls who have been reported missing or killed since 1980, at the CHAC Gallery as a part of Denver, Colorado's Sing Our Rivers Red March.
In 2015, Chacon was the lead artist on the largest mural in Albuquerque, Resilience. For this mural, she partnered with nonprofit youth arts organization, Working Classroom, and collaborated with a number of students from Albuquerque's Washington Middle School. That year, she also completed a mural on a wall of the Municipal Arts Gallery in Izhevsk, Russia.
In 2013, her mural, Against The Storm She Gathers Her Thoughts, became the first mural installation in Navajo Nation Museum as a part of the Ch’ikééh Baa Hózhǫ exhibit. In conjunction with this exhibit, her work Na iiz Nah, was selected for inclusion in indigenous art zine, Ziindi. Also in 2013, Chacon's work Manifestations of Glittering World was included in the Stands With A Fist: Contemporary Native Women Artists exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Chacon's mural, She Taught Us to Weave, was commissioned by the City of Albuquerque for the ISEA International Arts and Technology Symposium in 2012. This mural is part of the Wells Park Rail Corridor Mural Project and contains a low-power radio transmitter.
Nanibah "Nani" Chacon (b. 1980) is a Diné and Chicana painter, muralist, and art educator. She has had art installed at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, the ISEA International Arts and Technology Symposium, Old Town Lansing, and in the "Que Chola" Exhibition at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, among other venues.