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Chris Cornelius is delivering his lecture titled, “Make Architecture Indigenous Again” at the Judson University School of Architecture.


Chris Cornelius is one of ten designers selected to complete an architecture residency at Art Omi.

Chris will be exploring the potential of architectural installation as Indigenous Land Acknowledgment.

This residency, which takes place on the Art Omi campus in Ghent, NY runs from February 22-March 10, 2019.


Chris Cornelius is delivering his lecture titled, “Make Architecture Indigenous Again” at the Yale School of Architecture.


Trickster (itsnotatipi) has been selected for exhibition at SAY IT LOUD - SXSW in the Social Impact

Pavilion in Austin, Texas. March 10 - March 13, 2019.


Exhibition & Lecture, “Make Architecture Indigenous Again” at the Fay Jones School of Architecture + Design,

University of Arkansas. January 16 - March 21, 2019.


Trickster is pleased to announce that it has won the 2018 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Design Award

for Temporary Installation. Link


Chris Cornelius awarded the 2018 Mary L. Nohl Fellowship in the established artist category. Link


Panelist, “Partnerships: Indigenization”, ACSA Administrator’s Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.


Chris Cornelius received the 2018 UWM Outstanding Creative Research Achievement Award. The University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Office of Research

gives this award for the purpose of recognizing significant creative accomplishment by a faculty member in their field or discipline within the past three years


Lecture & Workshop, “On Indigeneity”, One House Many Nations, Opaskwyak Cree Nation, The Pas, Manitoba, Canada.


Lecture, “On Indigeneity”, EDC HOPES Conference Keynote, School of Architecture, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.


Lecture, “On Indigeneity”, Culture Position Series, School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.


Lecture, “Decolonizing Design”, Spring Lecture Series, School of Architecture and Design: University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.


Chris Cornelius will be giving an artist talk for his exhibition, “Domiciles” at Travois First Fridays Gallery; Kansas City, Missouri


Chris Cornelius will be giving a "Miller Prize Talk" in Columbus, Indiana . The lecture will be hosted by the Indiana University Center for

Art + Design (IUCA+D)



Chris Cornelius will be lecturing in the Mas Context Fall Talks series in Chicago. The lecture will be hosted at Studio Gang Architects. Link



Chris Cornelius is the recipient of the Richard B. Ferrier Award for Best Physical Delineation in the 2017 KRob Competition! Link

This is Chris' third win in this competition.



Chris Cornelius will be sharing the work of studio:indigenous in a lecture at the Taliesin School of Architecture in Spring Green, WI.



studio:indigenous is one of five indigenous practices featured in the article, "Happy Indigenous People's Day! Here's a look at some of

our favorite contemporary practices led by Indigenous Architects." on Archinect. Link



studio:indigenous is one of four practices selected to present in a symposium titled "ON LOCATION" at the Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte

School of Architecture. This symposium and accompanying exhibit address the current ways that a specific geography, venue, or cultural

context works to position an architectural project. The symposium also features the work of Agency, Gelpi Projects, and Silo AR+D.



We are pleased to announce that the work of studio:indigenous will be exhibited at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale!

We are participating in an exhibit in the Canadian pavilion titled "UNCEDED". This is an exhibition of the best indigenous architecture.

studio:indigenous is honored to be one of a small group from the U.S. "We didn't cross the borders, the borders crossed us." 



Chris Cornelius will be lecturing at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in their Fall Lecture Series.

His lecture titled, "Design Indigenously" will explore what it means to be an indigenous designer and he will

be sharing his Miller Prize winning project, Wiikiaami.



Wiikiaami in Architect magazine web feature along with other Exhibit Columbus projects. Link



Wiikiaami featured in The New York Times in a story about Exhibit Columbus. link to story



Wiikiaami in the current Dwell Magazine along with the other Miller Prize winners. Opens August 26. See you in Columbus!



An article written by Peter d'Errico who attended Chris Cornelius' lecture at UMass Amherst in late-March. link



Model of Wiikiaami in the current issue of Metropolis magazine!  

It is included with images of the other Miller Prize winners in a story covering the initiative of Exhibit Columbus and

other design organizations.



I am pleased to announce that this rendering of Wiikiaami has received an Award of Excellence in the Rendering Category from the

American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI) It will be part of the 32nd annual Architecture in Perspective exhibition and catalog.



Chris Cornelius is speaking at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

His lecture titled,"Imaging Indigeneity" will be about his work and how it relates to contemporary indigenous design thinking.



Two of Chris Cornelius' drawings have been selected for the exhibition “PLACE: Art About Location” at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati.

Radio Free Alcatraz: Territories & Radio Free Alcatraz: Trajectories were 2 of 11 pieces selected from 426 works from 143 artists.

March 10-April 07.