“I am so excited to be on this journey with the supportive weaving community of Juneau and the ever-generous instructors Lily Hope and Kay Parker, who both offer their knowledge and wisdom freely. I feel as though I have found my medium [...]
Juror comment: A unique and powerful adaptation of the technique to jewelry. An instant classic design made possible by total immersion in life, art, and design. The elegant simplicity is simultaneously ancient and modern. Technically, with the tiny material, they are [...]
Juror comment: A truly great adaptation of tunic fringe … inspired and classical, new and familiar. Very unique and contemporary use of old and customary materials.
This capelet is made from furs harvested only in Alaska. After the North American Fur Auction went bankrupt, it’s now extremely important to support our pioneer trappers and the skills needed to preserve our local fur art. “Taa Daa” is a [...]
Juror comment: No embellishment needed, just making use of the spotted patterning provided by the seal. Beautiful piece! Has a wonderful shape or rigidness to it.
Juror comment: Really pleased to see this old-time headdress … nicely planned and executed and highlighted with natural feathers and skins providing an interesting mix of colors and textures. Beautiful job! This piece looks like it came from times long ago. [...]
This beaded Chilkat design wall hanging evolved from an initial whim of making a beaded Chilkat robe. After the 2016 Sealaska Heritage Juried Art Show where I received an honorable mention for two pieces I entered, the idea for this piece [...]