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LAND BACK, Goudi'ni Native American Art Gallery


Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery

LAND BACK: artwork of Ka'ila Farrell-Smith

March 23rd-April 29th, 2023

Ka'ila Farrell-Smith is Klamath Modoc visual artist, writer & activist based in Modoc Point, Oregon. Focusing on a series of Land Back paintings utilizing wild harvested pigments from Klamath lands, aerosol stencils of metal detritus found on the ranch land of the studio. Combined, these layered marks bridge contemplation of colonizers violence and trauma, offering a matrix for resiliency and transformation of perception and memory.

Opening Reception + Talk:

Thursday March 23rd, 4:30 pm-6 pm


Wed/Thurs 12pm-6pm, Fri 11 am-5pm, Sat 11am-2pm

Closed Sun/Mon/Tues. Also open via appointment


707.826.5253 gallery | 707.826.3629 office or email

LOCATION: Ground Floor of the HSU Behavioral and Social Sciences Building located near 17th and Union Street. For campus parking information, visit

Exhibition installed by the Museum & Gallery Practices Course under the direction of Professor Berit Potter & Gallery Director Brittany Britton. Exhibition partially funded by Instructionally Related Activities fund & the Office of Diversity Equity & Inclusion.

FRONT: Missing Her: No Man Camps, 2019, Acrylics, Painted Hills wild red, Klamath charcoal, aerosols, graphite, oil bars on wood panel.


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