A $3 million art studio is in the works for the Pine Ridge Reservation, reports KOTA News. The 8,500 square foot studio will be located across from Oglala Lakota College next to the Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce on BIA Highway 2.
The space is a collaboration between First Peoples Fund and Lakota Funds and will be focused on economic development through the arts. Artists will be able to work from the space in a variety of mediums including film, quilting, painting and more.
To read more news from Pine Ridge, visit the Black Hills Knowledge Network’s online news archive. Read more about arts potential for economic development in tribal communities in a report issued by First Peoples Fund.