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Kayln Barnoski

Cherokee

“My work is about being in relation with others and learning alongside others in a time when we have been separated from human interaction, but have desperately needed it ... I invite you to share experiences and learn alongside me.”

Kalyn Fay Barnoski (b. 1990, CherokeeNation enrollee, Muscogee Creek descent)is an interdisciplinary artist, musician,curator, and educator from Oklahoma.Centering Indigenous and decolonialmethodologies, their work focuses onself-location, community-building,collaboration, and empathy through theuse of music, publication, storytelling, andcontemporary craft. In every endeavor, theysee their practice as a way to find the waysin which we all intersect and to build bridges of understanding between. Theirpractice is “for you, for me, for us, for we.”

Kalyn Fay Barnoski holds an M.F.A. from University of Arkansas (2021), anM.A. from the University of Tulsa (2016), and a B.F.A. from Rogers StateUniversity (2012). Kalyn has worked with Peabody Essex Museum, PhilbrookMuseum of Art, Gilcrease Museum, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art,The Momentary, Eiteljorg Museum, along with others, and has performed, exhibited,and facilitated workshops both nationally and internationally.