About the Artist
Thomasina Topbear is a self-taught indigenous muralist, a member of the international all female paint crew Few & Far Women, she also helped found City Mischief Murals, an all BIPOC art collective in the Twin Cities. Topbear has organized a number of local and national community based murals focusing on youth, women & indigenous artists. Her influences come from her Dakota & Lakota culture, graffiti style type lettering and uses murals to express feelings on community, social justice, culture, feminism and togetherness.
About the Artwork
IMNIZASKA & DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT DISPLACEMENT : “Transformation means evolving one’s self without