Art Show and Competition
Thirty-nine pieces by 19 artists were selected by juror and artist Steve Brown for inclusion in the show, scheduled June 4-27.
Best of Show, $1,500
First Place, $1,000
Second Place, $750
Third Place, $500
Native Artist Market
SHI will sponsor a Native Artist Market June 5-7 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center during Celebration. The 2008 market will offer Native art made by 45 Native artists. The market will be open for the duration of Celebration.
The goals are
To promote the production of those Southeast Alaska Native art forms which are endangered
To encourage the creativity and evolution of Southeast Native arts
To stimulate better craftsmanship
To create a broader market for Southeast Alaska Native artists
To protect the authenticity of Southeast Alaska Native arts by Native artisans
To create a Native artist databank of Southeast Alaska Native artists