Amerind Free Online Artist Talk: The Art of Randy Kemp
Amerind Free Online Artist Talk
The Art of Randy Kemp (Choctaw/Muscogee-Creek and Euchee)
Saturday, January 7, 2022, 11:00 am – Arizona Time
Join us as we welcome artist, storyteller, and flute player Randy Kemp for an online artist talk. A tribal member of the Choctaw/Muscogee-Creek and Euchee nations of Oklahoma, he will discuss his art and music. Kemp will also talk about his current Amerind exhibit “Transformation, Spirituality, and Humor.” The exhibit is a retrospective to the present that includes a series of paintings, mixed media, found objects, and printmaking processes.
Randy Kemp is an alumnus of the Katherine K. Herberger College of Arts at Arizona State University. Before coming to ASU, Kemp earned an Associate of Arts degree from the reputed Bacone Junior College. Kemp is a noted artist in the contemporary American Indian art world. He is a multidisciplinary artist whose body of work includes painting, printmaking, mixed media, installation, music, and performance. His work includes both traditional tribal life and contemporary works concerning American Indian issues, themes, and views. In the realm of music, he was selected to perform the prelude music for President Barack Obama at Arizona State University’s Graduation Ceremony Commencement, in Sun Devil Stadium. Kemp was also involved in a recording project with his daughter Rykelle Kemp entitled “Artificial Red,” which was a nominee for a Native American Music Award in the “Best Spoken Word” category. Kemp’s latest music project blends Native flute with Spanish guitar.
To register, visit: https://bit.ly/AmerindOnline010723