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'Storyteller' showcases work of Lisa Fifield

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With a watercolor palette of dazzling insights, Lisa Fifield, Oneida, makes
a direct hit on the human heart in "Storyteller", an exhibit at the Ancient
Traders Gallery, 1113 East Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis.

"Something personal shines through Lisa's work that evokes an emotional
response," said Lee Brooks, owner of Arctic Raven Gallery in Friday Harbor,
Wash. "It's hypnotic. It defies explanation." Fifield's birds, animals, and
humans - whether aiding or learning from each other, transforming or shape
shifting - affirm a harmony and wisdom born of shared spiritual and
physical kinship

Classically trained at the Atelier LeSueur School of Art in Wayzata,
Fifield is a self-taught watercolorist. The winner of numerous awards,
including two Minnesota State Arts Board Purchase Awards, Fifield's work is
in the permanent collections of museums across the United States. Her
paintings were chosen for the 1994 opening celebration of the National
Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian National Museum in New York.

"Storyteller" is part of Mitakuye Oyasin, "all my relations," the
community-based arts program of American Indian Neighborhood Development
Corporation (AINDC).

The exhibit runs through January 15, 2005.