Courtesy of Charles Froelick
Rick Bartow, center, with wife Julie Swan and gallerist Charles Froelick, 1996.
Dell’Arte International and the Wiyot Tribe present The Bartow Project
, a special collaboration featuring four film screenings and several exhibits about the life and art of Wiyot artist Rick Bartow. The event spans multiple venues across Wiyot ancestral territory from April 2-23. A limited seating Gala Event and screening takes place Saturday, April 2 at 8 p.m. at Da Ggou Rou Louwi' Cultural Center in Old Town with an open art exhibit during Arts Alive from 6 to 7 p.m. The next screening events are: Friday, April 8 and Sunday, April 10 at 8 p.m. at
Dell'Arte’s Carlo Theatre; Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. at the Eureka Theater; and Saturday, April 23 at 1 p.m. at the Minor Theatre. Running concurrently with the film screenings are the small exhibit at the Da Gou Rou Louwi’ Cultural Center from 6 to 7 p.m. during Arts Alive and a larger exhibit at CalPoly Humboldt’s Goudi'ni Native American Arts Gallery through May 28.
That exhibit is curated by gallery director Brittany Britton (Hupa) with the support of Portland’s Froelick Gallery, which represented Bartow for the bulk of his career.