Galanin, Nicholas

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Name
Galanin, Nicholas Gender: M
Nicholas Lee Galanin
born on 26 August 1979 at 19:15 (= 7:15 PM )
Place Sitka, Alaska, 57n03, 135w20
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 03°14' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 20°55 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 11°21'



Nicholas Galanin (in New York in May 2011)
photo: Lia Chang, license cc-by-sa-3.0

Biography

American multi-disciplinary artist and musician of mixed Tlingit/Aleut and non-Native ancestry whose work often explores a dialogue of change and identity between Native and non-Native communities.

As a young boy, he learned to work with jewelry and light metals from his father. At London Guildhall University in England, he learned silversmithing and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He then received a Masters of Fine Arts in indigenous visual arts at Massey University in New Zealand.

His brother Jerrod Galanin is also an artist and they collaborate under the moniker Leonard Getinthecar.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth notice, "Galanins Have Baby Boy," Daily Sitka Sentinel, 27 August 1979, page 4.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Mixed Tlingit/Aleut and non-Native)
  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (MFA)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Grant, Scholarship, etc. (Art fellowships)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Multi-disciplinary)