Native Art Market
Saturday, May 13, 2017
10 am 4 pm
910 am members only early shopping
Join the Burke Museum for a celebration of Native art. Purchase
original art directly from Native artists at the Burkes annual
Art Market. Enjoy a memorable day seeing and buying unique pieces
with 100% of sales proceeds going directly to the artists!
Also watch art demonstrations and talk to 17 emerging and established
Native American/First Nations artists about their work and process.
The artists are experts in mediums such as woodcarving, basketry,
jewelry, graphic design, sculpture, apparel, metalwork and forging.
Participating artists include:
- Mary Babic (Chugach Sugpiaq): Doll-making, jewelry and accessories
- Charles W. Bloomfield (Pyramid Lake Paiute/Tsartlip/Lummi):
Apparel design, sculpture, painting and graphic design
- Peter Boome (Upper Skagit): Woodcarvings, limited edition
serigraph prints and original paintings
- Jason Reed Brown (Koyukon Athabascan): Sculpture, metalwork
and graphic design
- Roger Fernandes (Lower Elwha SKlallam): Original paintings
- Mary Goddard (Tlingit): Jewelry and apparel design
- DeAnn Jacobson (Duwamish/Suquamish): Basketry, jewelry and
- Linley Logan (Seneca): Hand-pulled linoleum relief and dry-point
- Alex McCarty (Makah Nation): Woodcarving, jewelry, accessories,
original relief prints and cards
- Peggy McDaniel (Chugach Sugpiaq): Doll-making, jewelry and
- Greg A. Robinson (Chinook Indian Nation): Woodcarving and
- Joseph Seymour (Squaxin Island/Pueblo of Acoma): Apparel
design, serigraph & woodblock prints, rawhide drums and paddles
- Autumn Shotridge (Tlingit): Jewelry and accessories
- Israel Shotridge (Tlingit): Jewelry, woodwork, sculpture
and graphic design
- Denise Wallace (Chugach Sugpiaq): Silver work and scrimshaw
- Terresa White (Yupik): Bronze sculptures and ceramic
- Jennifer R. Younger (Tlingit): Jewelry
Special this year:
at 1 pm
Git Hoan Dancers (People
of the Salmon)
Tsimshian Performance Group
The Git Hoan Dancers represent a culture of Alaskan Native people,
the Tsimshian Tribe from Metlakatla, Alaska. David Boxley, nationally
renowned carver and culture bearer, formed the Git Hoan Dancers
to revive, practice and share the Tsimshian way of life that was
once forbidden. The Git Hoan Dancers showcase the magnificence of
Tsimshian art, resurrect the practice of the culture and educate
the world that it is a diverse and a living art and culture. The
Git Hoan performance shares legends of ancestors through song and
Go to burkemuseum.org/market
for more information and to plan your visit.
The Native Art Market is included with museum admission and
is free with UW ID and for Burke members, who also receive exclusive
early shopping at 9 am. For membership information, go to burkemuseum.org/join.
For high resolution images and interviews, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos: (Top to bottom): Visitors can buy directly from artists
and talk to them about their work at the Burkes Native Art
Market on May 13. Photo © Jack Storms/Storms PhotoGraphic;
Moon Mask, by Peter Boome. Photo courtesy Peter Boome; Alex McCarty
paints a paddle at a previous Native Art Market at the Burke Museum.
Photo © Jack Storms/Storms PhotoGraphic; Belt buckle with seals,
by Denise Wallace. Photo courtesy Denise Wallace; The Git Hoan Dancers
will perform at the Burkes Native Art Market on May 13 at
1 pm. Photo courtesy Git Hoan Dancers.
Native Art Market Sponsor: Sealaska
Media Sponsor: KUOW
Museum of Natural History and Culture
The Burke Museum is the Washington State Museum of Natural History
and Culture. The Burke is an active research museum that cares for
16 million geology, biology and cultural objects from Washington
state and around the world, preserving natural and cultural history
and generating new discoveries.