Lisa Telford is an accomplished and innovative artist who is committed to sharing her traditional and contemporary practices of cedar-bark weaving.
2018 Mentor Artist Fellowship
Kathleen Carlo Kendall
Kathleen Carlo Kendall is one of Alaska’s most prominent sculptors, imbuing significant and fascinating cultural metaphors in each piece.
Patrick William Kruse
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.
Bryan Akipa, a meritorious Native American flute player, traditionally carves his flutes as has been done since time immemorial.
Jason Garcia’s contrast depictions of postmodern and traditional Native imagery perfectly portray the dichotomy of living in two worlds.
Aurolyn Renee Stwyer
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.
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.”