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Twisted Path III: Questions of Balance

Abbe : Current & Upcoming Exhibits : Twisted Path III
Twisted Path II


February 6 through December 27, 2014

An Invitational Contemporary Art Show

Twisted Path IIITwisted Path III: Questions of Balance invites you to experience Native American concerns about the environment through the medium of contemporary art. It does not present answers about resource use, colonial oppression or cultural connections to place but asks you to consider these issues in your own context, and challenges you to create your own solutions.

"Twisted Path III conjures up the concept of “balance” as it pertains to being a tribal person living in various societies here on our Mother Earth. " -Rick Hunt, Abenaki, Guest Curator


Featured Artists:

Gina Brooks, Maliseet

Gabriel Frey, Passamaquoddy

Nicholas Galanin, Tlingit/Aleut

Shan Goshorn, Cherokee

Rick Hunt, Abenaki

Patricia Michaels, Taos Pueblo

Shane Perley-Dutcher, Maliseet

Vera Longtoe Sheehan, Abenaki

Will Wilson, Diné

Twisted Path III


Made possible in part by:

Sharpe Family Foundation/Douglas and Ann Sharpe

Anonymous Foundation

Fisher Charitable Foundation

Hattie A. & Fred C. Lynam Trust


Lead Corporate Sponsor:


with additional support from:


Funded in part by a grant

from the Maine Arts Commission,

an independent state agency supported

by the National Endowment for the Arts.


Media Sponsors:

Bangor Daily News MPBN


Twisted Path IIIGuest Curator

Rick Hunt

Exhibit Team

Raney Bench

Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko

Julia Clark

George Neptune

Jennifer Pictou

Allison Shank

Twisted Path IIIGraphic Designer

Allison Shank

Special Thanks

Mida Ballard - Mida's Touch, Maria Biasin, Jane Clifton, Karen Collins, Abby Dangler, Jon Hill, Beth Johnson, Joan Mansigian, KA McDonald Picture Framing, and Donna Murphy





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