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Seven artists have taken top awards at Sealaska Heritage Institute's sixth Juried Art Show and Competition in Juneau.
Winners of Juried Art Competition 061312 AE 1 Capital City Weekly Seven artists have taken top awards at Sealaska Heritage Institute's sixth Juried Art Show and Competition in Juneau.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Story last updated at 6/13/2012 - 2:17 pm

Winners of Juried Art Competition

Seven artists have taken top awards at Sealaska Heritage Institute's sixth Juried Art Show and Competition in Juneau.

The winners, chosen by jurors Nathan Jackson, a world-renowned Tlingit artist, and Peter Corey, a scholar in Northwest Coast arts, are:

Best of Show

Arthur B. Nelson-Raven Bowl

Northwest Coast Customary Art

1st Place-Archie J. Cavanaugh, Ch'aak K'aa-Eagle Man Mask

2nd Place-Sonya Koenig-Johnson, Spruce Root Hat

3rd Place-Ruby Hughes, Woodworm Woman

Northwest Coast Inspired Customary Art

1st Place-Harmony Hoss, Beaver Purse

2nd Place-Clarissa Rizal, Argillite Totem

3rd Place-Shgen DooTan George, Woven Octopus Bag

Fourteen other artists also were chosen to exhibit their work in the show. Those artists included: Alison Bremner, Amy Tessaro, Beckie Etukeok, Cassandra Bulard, Fred C. Bemis, Ivan D. Willams, Jno Didrickson, Lance A. Twitchell, Mathew Helgeson, Mike Dangeli, Nicole G. Carle, Richard Tagaban, Rick Beasley, Zachary Knapp.

The show features a total of 32 pieces and will be on exhibit at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center through June 30. Some of the pieces are available for purchase.


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