The Art of G. Peter Jemison

“To Help People See”: The Art of G. Peter Jemison

March 12, 2021–November 14, 2021

Riderless Horse by Peter Jemison

Multimedia artist G. Peter Jemison (Seneca, Heron Clan), has had a career that spans decades and nations, influencing generations of contemporary Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists alike. His artwork depicts his personal experience of Haudenosaunee culture, the tensions between Euro-American and Indigenous American ways of life, and the ongoing struggle for Native American land rights restoration.

G. Peter Jemison, Riderless Horse, 1978. Photo by Andy Olenick.

Programs

Tradition meets contemporary Seneca Art with Peter Jemison
HODI:TA:’ HAYA’ DAHA’

Sunday, March 28, 2021 | 2 pm | FREE | RSVP HERE

Join us on Sunday afternoon as tradition meets contemporary Seneca Art on common ground with Jamie Jacobs, Tonawanda Seneca Nation, and G. Peter Jemison, Seneca Nation of Indians.

Jacobs is the assistant curator for the Rock Foundation Collection housed at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. He is a highly skilled traditional artist, a speaker of the Seneca language, and an orator for Seneca oral traditions and ceremonies.

Multimedia artist G. Peter Jemison (Seneca, Heron Clan), has had a career that spans decades and nations, influencing generations of contemporary Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists alike. Jemison is the Historic Site Manager for Ganondagan State Historic Site, an artist, a curator, author, filmmaker, and a Faith keeper. This is a virtual event.