s a r a h   b i s c a r r a   d i l l e y                                                                                                              Oakland, CA ( unceded Chochenyo Ohlone land )                                                                                                                               saxtalaqway@gmail.com current + upcoming exhibitions, presentations + residencies   April 2017: performance (with Black Salt Collective) - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF, CA)   2016 – April 2017: blood as river from now to nowhere (Gallery of California Art) - Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)   June 2017: artist-in-residence - Indigenous Art Journal – Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff, Alberta)   January 2018: exhibition (with Black Salt Collective) - Verge Center for the Arts (Sacramento, CA)     selected exhibitions   December 2016 – March 2017: Protest and Prayer – C.N. Gorman Museum (Davis, CA)   2016 - March 2017: INTERWOVEN - Maidu Museum and Historic Site (Roseville, CA)   October 2016 - March 2017: Coyote - Maidu Museum and Historic Site (Roseville, CA)   June-July 2016: sispeyú nit, she covered me in flowers – Krowswork Gallery (Oakland, CA)   January - February 2016: Visions Into Infinite Archives – SOMArts Cultural Center (SF, CA)   October 2015: WHERE ARE YOU FROM? (Part of 16th and Mission Performance Series) - The Lab   July 2015: In Her Head (Part of Night Light: A Multimedia Garden Party) – SOMArts Cultural Center   Summer 2015: Black Salt Collective Film Screenings (ANCIENT FUTURE: experimental films) --FLAB Intersectional Feminist Festival, Copenhagen DE -Qouleur Festival, Montreal QC - Imperfectu, Tijuana, MX--   January 2015: Not the Ghost of a Chance, Settler – Counterpulse (SF, CA)   June 2014: Passage and Place- National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF)- Alley Cat Books   March 2014: Black Salt: The Initiation - San Francisco Public Library   June 2012: Emnwaangosjig/Coming Out: The Shifting and Multiple Self - Toronto Free Gallery   June 2012: Best Revenge - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) - Alley Cat Books   June 2011: Dirtstar: Take Root - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF)- Luggage Store Annex   June 2010: Chronotopia - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF)- SOMArts Cultural Center   presentations, curation + collaboration   March 2017: scholar/participant – He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference (Hamilton, NZ)   October 2016: lecturer - “Translating the Archive, (Re)mapping Experience” - California Historical Society (San Francisco, CA)   May 2016: guest lecturer - University of California, Santa Barbara   April 2016: panelist- "Black Salt Collective" - Open Engagement 2016/Real Time and Space   April 2016: panelist - “How Horizontal Organizing Impacts the Arts” - Open Engagement 2016   April 2016: panelist - RADAR Productions + GLBT Historical Society   2015-2016: co-curator - Visions Into Infinite Archives – SOMArts Cultural Center   June 2015: presenter - Current Contexts and Future Imaginings: A Two Spirit Roundtable Discussion - NAISA (Washington D.C.)   June 2013: keynote speaker (with Daniel Heath Justice) - Sexuality Studies Association- Congress 2013 (Victoria, BC)   experience + affiliiations   2015-present: American Studies Association   2014-present: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association   2013-present: design and outreach contractor - California Consortium for Urban Indian Health   2013-present: member - Black Salt Collective   2006-present: California Indian Basketweavers Association    awards + residencies   2016-2017: awardee (with Black Salt Collective) - Art Matters Foundation grant   2016-2017: Provost's Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities - University of California, Davis   2016: nominee (with Black Salt Collective) - SECA Art Award + exhibition, SFMOMA   August 2016: artist-in-residence - Carrizozo Colony (Carrizozo, NM)   June-July 2016: artist-in-residence - Krowswork Gallery (Oakland, CA)   May 2016:  artist-in-residence + commission - Facebook A-i-R   April 2016: artist-in-residence (with Black Salt Collective) - Open Engagement (Oakland, CA)   2015: BA of the Year - San Francisco Art Institute   2015: Commons Curatorial Residency (with Black Salt Collective) – SOMArts Cultural Center   2013: Alternative Exposure recipient (with Black Salt Collective) – Southern Exposure (SF, CA)   2012-2014: Point Scholar - Point Foundation   publications   Fall 2016: News From Native California – Sarah Biscarra Dilley, Vincent Medina - Intergenerational Strength (cover article) Vol. 30, No. 1   AQ 5 / NYAQ 4/ SFAQ 24: Sarah Biscarra Dilley and Indira Allegra - "Indira Allegra: In Conversations with Sarah Biscarra Dilley"   San Francisco Chronicle : Ryan Kost - “Artists carving out space for women of color in art show” (front page)   January 2016: KQED - Interview by Sarah Hotchkiss - "Black Salt Collective Agitates the Archive with 'Visions' at SOMArts"   education   2016- present: UC Davis - PhD Student: Native American Studies   2011-2015: San Francisco Art Institute - Bachelor of Arts: Urban Studies   2010-2011: Institute of American Indian Arts   1994-2012: Isidora “Lola” Edwards (Chumash) - educated in storytelling, irreverent humor, coil basketry technique, and gathering practices    

                                                                                                                       s a r a h   b i s c a r r a   d i l l e y

                                                                                                             Oakland, CA ( unceded Chochenyo Ohlone land )

                                                                                                                              saxtalaqway@gmail.com

current + upcoming exhibitions, presentations + residencies

 

April 2017: performance (with Black Salt Collective) - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF, CA)

 

2016 – April 2017: blood as river from now to nowhere (Gallery of California Art) - Oakland Museum of California (OMCA)

 

June 2017: artist-in-residence - Indigenous Art Journal – Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff, Alberta)

 

January 2018: exhibition (with Black Salt Collective) - Verge Center for the Arts (Sacramento, CA)

 

 

selected exhibitions

 

December 2016 – March 2017: Protest and Prayer – C.N. Gorman Museum (Davis, CA)

 

2016 - March 2017: INTERWOVEN - Maidu Museum and Historic Site (Roseville, CA)

 

October 2016 - March 2017: Coyote - Maidu Museum and Historic Site (Roseville, CA)

 

June-July 2016: sispeyú nit, she covered me in flowers – Krowswork Gallery (Oakland, CA)

 

January - February 2016: Visions Into Infinite Archives – SOMArts Cultural Center (SF, CA)

 

October 2015: WHERE ARE YOU FROM? (Part of 16th and Mission Performance Series) - The Lab

 

July 2015: In Her Head (Part of Night Light: A Multimedia Garden Party) – SOMArts Cultural Center

 

Summer 2015: Black Salt Collective Film Screenings (ANCIENT FUTURE: experimental films)

--FLAB Intersectional Feminist Festival, Copenhagen DE -Qouleur Festival, Montreal QC - Imperfectu, Tijuana, MX--

 

January 2015: Not the Ghost of a Chance, Settler – Counterpulse (SF, CA)

 

June 2014: Passage and Place- National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF)- Alley Cat Books

 

March 2014: Black Salt: The Initiation - San Francisco Public Library

 

June 2012: Emnwaangosjig/Coming Out: The Shifting and Multiple Self - Toronto Free Gallery

 

June 2012: Best Revenge - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF) - Alley Cat Books

 

June 2011: Dirtstar: Take Root - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF)- Luggage Store Annex

 

June 2010: Chronotopia - National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF)- SOMArts Cultural Center

 

presentations, curation + collaboration

 

March 2017: scholar/participant – He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference (Hamilton, NZ)

 

October 2016: lecturer - “Translating the Archive, (Re)mapping Experience” - California Historical Society (San Francisco, CA)

 

May 2016: guest lecturer - University of California, Santa Barbara

 

April 2016: panelist- "Black Salt Collective" - Open Engagement 2016/Real Time and Space

 

April 2016: panelist - “How Horizontal Organizing Impacts the Arts” - Open Engagement 2016

 

April 2016: panelist - RADAR Productions + GLBT Historical Society

 

2015-2016: co-curator - Visions Into Infinite Archives – SOMArts Cultural Center

 

June 2015: presenter - Current Contexts and Future Imaginings: A Two Spirit Roundtable Discussion - NAISA (Washington D.C.)

 

June 2013: keynote speaker (with Daniel Heath Justice) - Sexuality Studies Association- Congress 2013 (Victoria, BC)

 

experience + affiliiations

 

2015-present: American Studies Association

 

2014-present: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

 

2013-present: design and outreach contractor - California Consortium for Urban Indian Health

 

2013-present: member - Black Salt Collective

 

2006-present: California Indian Basketweavers Association 

 

awards + residencies

 

2016-2017: awardee (with Black Salt Collective) - Art Matters Foundation grant

 

2016-2017: Provost's Fellowship in the Arts and Humanities - University of California, Davis

 

2016: nominee (with Black Salt Collective) - SECA Art Award + exhibition, SFMOMA

 

August 2016: artist-in-residence - Carrizozo Colony (Carrizozo, NM)

 

June-July 2016: artist-in-residence - Krowswork Gallery (Oakland, CA)

 

May 2016:  artist-in-residence + commission - Facebook A-i-R

 

April 2016: artist-in-residence (with Black Salt Collective) - Open Engagement (Oakland, CA)

 

2015: BA of the Year - San Francisco Art Institute

 

2015: Commons Curatorial Residency (with Black Salt Collective) – SOMArts Cultural Center

 

2013: Alternative Exposure recipient (with Black Salt Collective) – Southern Exposure (SF, CA)

 

2012-2014: Point Scholar - Point Foundation

 

publications

 

Fall 2016: News From Native California – Sarah Biscarra Dilley, Vincent Medina - Intergenerational Strength (cover article)

Vol. 30, No. 1

 

AQ 5 / NYAQ 4/ SFAQ 24: Sarah Biscarra Dilley and Indira Allegra - "Indira Allegra: In Conversations with Sarah Biscarra Dilley"

 

San Francisco Chronicle : Ryan Kost - “Artists carving out space for women of color in art show” (front page)

 

January 2016: KQED - Interview by Sarah Hotchkiss - "Black Salt Collective Agitates the Archive with 'Visions' at SOMArts"

 

education

 

2016- present: UC Davis - PhD Student: Native American Studies

 

2011-2015: San Francisco Art Institute - Bachelor of Arts: Urban Studies

 

2010-2011: Institute of American Indian Arts

 

1994-2012: Isidora “Lola” Edwards (Chumash) - educated in storytelling, irreverent humor, coil basketry technique, and gathering practices