Lisa Telford is an accomplished and innovative artist who is committed to sharing her traditional and contemporary practices of cedar-bark weaving.
Patrick William Kruse continues to be one of few artists who creates birch bark art. He pays homage to his ancestors by maintaining use of ancient patterns for his designs.
Jason Garcia’s contrast depictions of postmodern and traditional Native imagery perfectly portray the dichotomy of living in two worlds.
Aurolyn Renee Stwyer is a Celilo Native who is revered for her magnificent beadwork, particularly her practice of beading traditional horse regalia that is significant in her culture.
Lily Hope is a weaver who brings in-depth ancient Indigenous knowledge and practice into her Chilkat weaving and teaches the tradition to perpetuate it for generations to come.
Will Wilson’s vivid photography counterpoints the ‘archival impulse’ embedded within the historical imageries of Native peoples, and he depicts the hazardous impact to environmental change in his photo-series entitled, “Auto-Immune Response.”