Crafting Maya Identity: Contemporary Wood Sculptures from the Puuc Region of Yucatán, Mexico 

An Exhibition of Carvings by the Artisans Miguel Uc Delgado, Jesús Marcos Delgado Kú, Angel Ruíz Novelo, and Wilbert Vázquez at the Jack Olson Gallery, School of Art, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, August 31-September 25, 2009 and at Teatro Peon Contreras, Mérida, Yucatán, September-October 2010.

Organized and curated by Jeff Karl Kowalski and Mary Katherine Scott, in collaboration with Peter Van Ael, Coordinator of the Jack Olson Gallery, NIU.

Catalog of the exhibition: Crafting Maya Identity: Contemporary Wood Sculptures of the Puuc Region, Yucatán, Mexico, edited by Jeff Karl Kowalski, published by Northern Illinois University Press (2009).

Web site designed by Janie Wilson-Cook.

Support for the exhibition, symposium, and exhibition catalog is made possible by generous grants from the following sources:
Venture Grant, The NIU Foundation

Consulado General de México en Chicago

Support has also been provided by the School of Art,
with support from the Elizabeth Allen Visiting Lecturers Fund

The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies

The Latino Resource Center

The Department of Anthropology at NIU.

Contact information:
Northern Illinois University
815-753-1000

School of Art
815-753-1473

Jack Olson Gallery
815-753-4521

Connie Rhoton
815-753-1474
(for Symposium RSVP and food orders)

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