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Kaylynn TwoTrees, American artist. Recipient International Artist award Lila Wallace/Readers Digest Foundation, 1993, Documentary Production Flow Fund, 1994; Performance grantee New York State Council on the ARts, 1984, Franklin Furnace/Jerome Foundation, 1986. Invited member Pu Hau Rango Trust, Auckland, New Zealand, 1993-1996; chair Indigenous People's Conference Committee, 1996-1998.


TwoTrees, Kaylynn was born on June 14, 1955 in Des Moines. Daughter of Art and Lacie Mae (Johnson) Jones.


Studied with, K. Kia Bunseki Fu Kiau. Studied with, Wallace Black Elk. Dell Wihongi.


President KLS Management, New York City, 1977-1980. Production director Schaubuhne, Berlin, 1980-1982. Academy Challenge scholar Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1990-1992, Markley lecturer, 1993-1996, scholar in residence, 1994-1996.

Founding director Earthtime, Flagstaff, Arizona, since 1995. Scholar in residence Cleveland Institute Art, since 1997. Visiting artist/lecturer United States colleges universities, 1982-1990.

Board directors Media Working Group, Covington, Kentucky, since 1992. Seven Directions consultant Earthtime, since 1995. Active The Center for Seven Directions Practice, Santa Fe, since 2002.


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    • Art work includes installation Leave No Footprints, 1990, performance of Sipiwi on Kentucky Public television, 1992, earth sculpture Trail of Hope, 1994. Author: Somebody Always Singing You, 1997.


Invited member Pu Hau Rango Trust, Auckland, New Zealand, 1993-1996. Chair Indigenous People's Conference Committee, 1996-1998.


Married Michael J. Sullivan, December 3, 1968 (divorced June 1983). 3 children.

Art Jones

Lacie Mae (Johnson) Jones

Michael J. Sullivan