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Opening Night of Ga’nigöi:yoh: G. Peter Jemison, a retrospective

at K Art – October 22nd

The illustrious career of G. Peter Jemison (Seneca, Heron Clan) spans decades across a wide swath of diverse accomplishments with an immeasurable worldwide impact. Jemison has explored various topics through his art, from creating political works that portray contemporary social commentary to those that reflect his relationship with the natural world.

Join Us – October 22nd for the opening night of Ga’nigöi:yoh: G. Peter Jemison, a retrospective surveying his triumphs and tragedies from 1964 to the present day, all portrayed through paintings, parasols, and paper bags. The event is open to the public at the K Art gallery from 7 pm – 10 pm.

K Art COVID Policy – For your safety and those around you, to attend the exhibition, you will need to show proof of being fully vaccinated. Should you not feel comfortable providing that information or not be fully vaccinated, we require guests to wear masks. We will have masks on hand at the event for your convenience.

For pre-registration, please email a copy of your vaccine card to Please make the subject of the email your first and last name.

For in-person registration, please bring a photo ID and at least one of the following forms of proof:

• State/city digital vaccine pass (ex: New York Excelsior pass);

Ga’nigöi:yoh: G. Peter Jemison, a retrospective – A stunning hardcover catalog of G. Peter Jemison’s works exhibited in Ga’nigoi:yoh: G. Peter Jemison, a retrospective. (Visit to purchase)

• A photo of your Center for Disease Control vaccine card;

• Or the hard copy of your Center for Disease Control vaccine card.

Ga’nigöi:yoh: To have a good mind. For the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois, this is the ideal philosophy of life. Following the arrival of the peacemaker, who assisted in the burial of arrows under the Tree of Peace, the Haudenosaunee have utilized this concept of awareness in their teachings of peace.

They believe that peace is a state of mind obtained through a strong connection to spirit, a process only attainable with exceptional clarity. Consequently, this will allow the spirit to grow and acknowledge the transmittable spiritual energy which pervades all inanimate and animate natural objects, simply Orenda. Those with a Good Mind have strong Orenda, leading to a life of peace.

Above all, Jemison is a storyteller with a Good Mind, carving the path towards peace.