Crow’s Side of the Tale: Life & Art of Rick Bartow opens at Goudi’ni Gallery | Humboldt NOW

Crow’s Side of the Tale, 1991. Pastel, graphite on paper. On loan from the Froelick Gallery

This exhibition reintroduces Wiyot artist Rick Bartow and his art to the community of his native country and is presented in conjunction with The Bartow Project film series, produced in collaboration with the Wiyot Tribe and Dell’Arte International. An on-campus screening of the films is tentatively scheduled for April 27 and a community gallery tour will take place on Saturday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Events and other screening information are available at thebartowproject.comincluding events at the Wiyot Cultural Center, Minor Theater and Dell’Arte Carlo Theater.

Special thanks to the Wiyot Tribe, Froelick Gallery, Dell’Arte International, Educational Activities Fund, and Cal Poly Humboldt Art Department.

The Goudi’ni Native American Arts Gallery is located on the ground floor of the Cal Poly Humboldt Behavioral and Social Sciences Building located near 17th and Union Street. For more information on campus parking, visit

Both galleries will be open with modified visitation protocols due to campus and county guidelines. In order to ensure the continued safety of our campus community, campus galleries continue to recommend the wearing of masks indoors. Additionally, please be prepared to present Humboldt ID, vaccination card with proof of initial and booster vaccinations, or a negative COVID-19 test result within the last 72 hours.

We appreciate your commitment to supporting Cal Poly Humboldt in maintaining a safe environment for our students and employees. If you are concerned about this requirement, please contact [email protected] as soon as possible.

Seeking Songs, 2015. Acrylic on canvas.  On loan from the Froelick Gallery
Seeking Songs, 2015. Acrylic on canvas. On loan from the Froelick Gallery
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