SETTLES HARPER features contemporary art from emerging to mid-career and established Native artists. Presenting works in diverse media, we promote art that is sophisticated, edgy, and socially relevant.

What/when/where: Upcoming fall 2020/spring 2021 pop up art gallery in one of DC’s emerging alleys. Need climate-controlled space, ideally in a converted garage or other cool space. One-month time period. Space to include VR, some kind of art experience in VR. Space for performance art to be held the evening of vernissage - opening reception.

Why: Introduce exciting Native art to collectors ready to be surprised and expand their collections. Increase awareness of indigenous art among non-Native people. Generate excitement about contemporary Native art.


Entrance to virtual gallery, each space is designed in collaboration with the artist to display work.
Collage showing potential to interact with streetscape in Shaw neighborhood.
Collage showing potential to interact with streetscape in Dupont neighborhood.