Visual historian; artist; curator, Cornell University

New York City, USA

Jolene Rickard

As the Director of the American Indian Program and Associate Professor in the History of Art and Art Departments at Cornell University, Jolene Rickard is primarily interested in issues of indigeneity within a global context. Her recent projects include serving as the advisor for Sakahàn: 1st International Quinquennial of New Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada in 2013, conducting research through a Ford Foundation Research Grant in 2008–11, participating in New Zealand’s Te Tihi Scholar/Artist Gathering in 2010, and co-curating the inaugural exhibition for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC in 2004. She is from the Tuscarora Nation (Haudenosaunee). Her book, Visualizing Sovereignty, will be published in 2016.