Gina is of Ojibwa, Lakota, Irish, and Lithuanian descent. Gina's work focuses on connecting with her ancestors and sharing family stories, including ones involving her grandfather's time at the Carlisle Boarding School. Gina's cross-media, hybrid studio work includes the reuse of antique quilts and broken treaties between the United States and Native American tribes, sculpture, ceramics, painting, printmaking and drawing. Her work is exhibited extensively throughout the US and resides in many public and private collections, including permanent collections at the North American Native Museum (Zurich, Switzerland), the Great Plains Museum (Lincoln, NE), the Spencer Museum of Art (Lawrence, KS), and the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (Santa Fe, NM).
Broken Treaty Quilts