Artist Dates

b. 1967

Title of Work

hiruŝkA

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Date of Work

2012

Medium

Digital print

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed

Location

School of Medicine & Health Sciences Building

Additional Information

Born in 1967 in Ship Rock, New Mexico, Shannon D. Fox is of Sahnish (Arikara) and Santee Sioux heritage. He received his BFA and MFA degrees at the University of North Dakota, where he was the first graduate student to pursue an emphasis in digital art.

Shannon currently teaches art classes at Fort Berthold Community College and serves on the Board of the North Dakota Council on the Arts. He often addresses Native themes in his art, as in hiruŝkA, which can be translated as “war dance” in Sahnish.

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