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The 17th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market will be held in the cool gardens of the Sharlot Hall Museum on July 12 & 13. The setting provides a beautiful backdrop for the show’s impressive Indian-art. Featured are exquisite carvings, ceramics, sculpture, paintings, hand-woven baskets, blankets, and distinctive jewelry. Artists producing traditional and contemporary artwork are juried by distinguished American Indian artists. The Prescott Indian Art Market is one of the Southwest’s premier Indian-art Markets. Continue reading
Brushed Silver and Pearl Necklace – 2nd Place for Contemporary Native American Jewelry
I am thrilled that this piece won second place in the Contemporary Jewelry Division at the Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market 2014 in Indianapolis on June 21st. It feels great to be recognized for my work – and inspires me to keep on creating! Continue reading
Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival: June 21st through 22nd – JURIED SHOW White River State Park, 500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204 Coming up this weekend! Learn more about the 2014 Indian Market and Festival here. “The Eiteljorg collects and … Continue reading
2013 was a great year. I had some evolutionary leaps in my creative process and am excited to see where next year takes me. I also had some firsts last year. I showed at The Heard Museum in Phoenix, the … Continue reading
I’ll be exhibiting at the Indian Market this weekend! Juried show! Find unique pieces for the holidays. Visit me and check out my new work. I was at this show last year, and the site is beautiful. There is something … Continue reading
Sterling Silver Organic Line Pendant Sterling silver pendant has a fluid, flowing organic line. Brushed to a pearl-like sheen. Very feminine. Approximately three inches long. Shown here on a 16 inch omega necklace. Signed on the back.
Solid Silver Cuff
A brushed silver lip opens to highly polished silver in the simple yet stunning cuff. The cuff is meant to sit low on the wrist and has a substantial weight. The curved rounded inner side of the bracelet makes this piece extremely comfortable to wear.
Signed on the inside. Matagi Sorensen signature design. Continue reading
Mokume Hollow Form Pendant – Arrow
Hand-crafted silver and copper mokume is cradled by brushed silver in this hollow form pendant. Organic shapes create a unique, one-kind-only piece. Over time, the copper will deepen in color, making this an ever-changing pendant.
Approximately three inches long, about an inch wide, and a quarter-inch deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a seven-strand silver omega necklace. Signed on the back. Continue reading
The American Indian Arts Marketplace is a high end art festival featuring over 40 tribes represented by 180 artists. It is Southern California’s largest Native American art market. This is a juried exhibition.
From the American Indian Arts Marketplace Overview:
This year, in recognition of the Autry’s 25th anniversary exhibition Art of the West, the Marketplace explores themes of contemporary Native American art in all its iterations, while still honoring traditional roots.
“The Marketplace attracts people who are interested in Native art beyond the museum collections. They’re interested in your work but they’re also interested in you, and in supporting a sense of community. That mindset is at the core of Native art shows like the Autry’s,” said Mateo Romero, a Marketplace artist whose mixed-media piece War Music II is part of the Autry’s permanent collection and featured in Art of the West. Continue reading