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Museum Art Projects« back to PROJECTS
  • Always Becoming

    The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian-Washington D.C 2007
    Collaboration with Athena's aunt Nora Naranjo Morse creating ephemeral earthen sculptures on the grounds of the museum.

  • BWB Eco-House

    U.S. Botanic Garden - Washington D.C. 2008
    Our part in the Builders without Borders (BWB) strawbale Eco-House that was part of the "One Planet-Ours!" exhibition.

  • Dirt-O-Rama

    July 14-27, 2012

  • Native Confluence: Sustaining Cultures

    Ceramic Research Center, Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ 2009
    The Canelo Project was one of three different groups of Native American artists who came together to collaborate on the same installation.

  • Mud Woman Rolls On

    Denver Art Museum -Denver, CO 2010-2011
    The installion of a large sculpture by Athena's sister, Roxanne Swentzell, for the newly remodeled American Art Gallery

  • Clayground

    Denver Art Museum - Denver, CO 2011
    The museum's summer program is called "Marvelous Mud: Clay Around the World" We were to construct an outdoor clay play space "Clayground" using techniques and materials that would be easy so that anyone could join the process.