Fawn Douglas

Fawn Douglas is a member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, where she previously served as a Tribal Councilwoman. She also has roots in the Moapa Paiute, Cheyenne, Pawnee, and Creek Nations. In 2012, Fawn earned a degree in Global Studies from the College of Southern Nevada. In 2015, she obtained a B.A. in Art, Painting and Drawing at UNLV. Fawn has been involved with the Native American Student Association, American Indian Alliance and serves as the President of the Native American Alumni Club at UNLV. Fawn is a community organizer for many issues on conservation from Standing Rock Protectors for the water to the designation of Gold Butte National Monument here in Southern Nevada. Her efforts have not stopped there, she continues to be a force in the preservation of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge and Paiute Cultural rights. As an artist, Fawn continues to pull her heritage into her work. She works in mixed media, print, pastel, spray paint, acrylic, oil paint and ceramics. She has murals in various locations in the City of Las Vegas as well as the Paiute Indian Reservation. Her art in the MFA program addresses issues from the Indigenous perspective on what it means to be Native in the contemporary, and shines a light on race, class, and gender through sculpture and performance.