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Fawn Douglas

Artist
Meow Wolf

Fawn Douglas is an Indigenous American artivist and enrolled member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. She also has roots in the Moapa Paiute, Southern Cheyenne, Creek, and Pawnee tribes. Fawn is the head matriarch of Nuwu Art + Activism Studios, located in the heart of the Historic Huntridge Neighborhood in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is dedicated to the intersections of art, activism, community, education, culture, identity, place, and sovereignty. Within her art-making, she tells stories in order to remember the past and to ensure the stories of Indigenous peoples are heard in the present. Her studio practice includes painting, weaving, sculpture, dance, and other types of performance. Fawn currently does art and cultural consulting through Nuwu Art, works part-time as a Cultural Engagement Specialist with Meow Wolf where she has mentored in the Internship program, and is on the Social Impact team. In her role she strives to open doorways and portals for others through Meow Wolf's Inclusion Diversity Equity and Accessibility team. She is completing her Master of Fine Arts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She holds a bachelor's degree in Art from UNLV and now, in the MFA program, she teaches Art 101 as a graduate instructor in the Department of Art.

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Events featuring Fawn Douglas

Events featuring Fawn Douglas