Bacone receives special donation from Cherokee artist Sallyann Paschall

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Bacone College students Eric Horsley, left, and Taylor Hosey use the etching press to develop a relief print in Printmaking 1.

Bacone College’s Art Department has gratefully received a special donation from Cherokee artist Sallyann Paschall. A vintage 30’ x 64’ Whelan Press, estimated to be valued at $3,000, is now located in the art division at William McCombs Hall.

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Bacone College Hosts Art Conservation Volunteers

DSCF0371Many prominent art curators and conservators recently donated their time to focus on the restoration and preservation of Bacone’s cultural artifacts.

The events took place this past weekend with the intent of establishing a deeper connection to the Native American culture.

Ataloa Lodge Museum, one of the finest collections of American Indian art and culture, contains the majority of these significant pieces.

Matt Reed, conservator of the Oklahoma Historical Society, said, “The artwork on this campus is rare and profound. It’s vital that we raise awareness plus appreciation for future generations.” Continue reading

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