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'TY' by Cara Romero, 2017 Cara Romero exhibition 2018
Spring Exhibition

08 March – 31 May 2018

Our spring exhibition presents recent works by fine art photographer Cara Romero. Raised on the Chemehuevi Valley Indian reservation along the California shoreline of Havasu Lake in the heart of the Mojave Desert, Romero is a born visual storyteller with a unique ability to illuminate and communicate subtle and complex perspectives on contemporary Indigenous life. Cara Romero invites us to marvel at the beauty, colours and textures of her worldview and to understand the challenges that face Indigenous communities across the continent. Through intimate portraits and playful images, this exhibition offers an authentic view of Indigenous identities, cultures and landscapes by one of the most exciting contemporary Native artists of our time.

Artist in Residence, Symposium and Summer Exhibition

Rainmaker Gallery is delighted to welcome Laguna Pueblo painter Marla Allison for a four week residency from 10th May to 7th June. Marla will be working from a studio space within the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery. The residency will culminate in a one day symposium ‘Indigenous Art in Britain‘ at Bristol University on Wednesday 6th June  and a summer exhibition ‘Marla Allison – Painter From The Desert’ at Rainmaker Gallery from 6th June – 11th August.

Made with Love

In addition to original art, at Rainmaker Gallery we carry an exclusive range of expertly hand-crafted Native American jewellery, Zuni fetish carvings and magnificent Pendleton blankets. All our items make unique and meaningful gifts to treasure for life and are available for you to purchase right here on the website.

Turquoise frog and pink mother pf pearl dragonfly Zuni fetish.

Zuni Fetish Carvings

Repoussée cuff by Jennifer Medina

Native American Jewellery

Pendleton banket

Pendleton Blankets

Our Story

RAINMAKER Gallery was first established in Manchester in 1991 as a space for Native American Indian artists to represent themselves as unique and creative individuals with an artistic message relevant to us all…

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