Grantee: Lisa Telford
Lisa Telford is a weaver who creates contemporary garments, shoes and other objects using Northwest Coast style weaving techniques. Her work serves as a commentary on Native identity, stereotypes and fashion.
In 2011, the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation awarded Telford a NACF Artist Fellowship for Traditional Arts. Support form the fellowship allowed Telford to create new works in partnership with renowned glass artist Preston Singletary (Tlingit).