Indigenous art. Indigenous perspectives.

Masked Heroes: From the Water


The virtual exhibition, Masked Heroes: Facial Coverings by Native Artists, is broken into themes based on subject matter. Masks in the From the Water category include images of water creatures or incorporate shells, such as dentalia harvested from the Pacific Ocean.

  • Crystal Worl
    Crystal Worl (Tlingit/Athabascan/Yupik), "Beaded Seal Fur," glass beads, seal fur, skin-sewing by hand, bead by hand. Seal harvested by the artist in Juneau Alaska. Judge’s Choice: Andrea Ferber.

Abstraction | Four-Leggeds | From the Water | Plant World | Two-Leggeds | Winged Beings


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