Jeremy Dennis: On This Site
EXHIBITION: January 20–February 26
OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, January 21, 4-6pm
This solo exhibition of works is the culmination of an art-based research project by Shinnecock Nation tribe member and artist Jeremy Dennis. This exhibition will include a selection of Dennis’s photographs of sacred, culturally significant, and historical Native American landscapes on Long Island, New York.
About the Artist
Jeremy Dennis (b. 1990) is a contemporary fine art photographer and a tribal member of the Shinnecock Indian Nation in Southampton, NY. In his work, he explores indigenous identity, culture, and assimilation.
Dennis was one of 10 recipients of a 2016 Dreamstarter Grant from the national non-profit organization Running Strong for American Indian Youth. He was awarded $10,000 to pursue his project, On This Site, which uses photography and an interactive online map to showcase culturally significant Native American sites on Long Island, a topic of special meaning for Dennis, who was raised on the Shinnecock Nation Reservation. He also created a book and exhibition from this project. Most recently, Dennis received the Creative Bursar Award from Getty Images in 2018 to continue his series Stories. Dennis has participated in numerous residencies and has exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions at various venues. More information: www.jeremynative.com