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Eiteljorg Native American Contemporary Art Fellowship 2001

After The Storm

Eiteljorg Native American Contemporary Art Fellowship 2001

After The Storm

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After The Storm

Allan Houser (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache) was named Master Artist posthumously for his incredible contributions to Native American art and for his extensive and accomplished body of work.

Allan Houser (Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache, 1914 - 1994), 'Migration', 1992, cast bronze, 62 x 38 1/2 x 37 in., Museum Purchase: Eiteljorg Fellowship
Susie Silook (Siberian Yup’ik/Iñupiaq, born 1960), 'Neghsaq', 2000, Ivory, baleen, seal whiskers, brass, bone, iron, synthetic felt, 10 x 19 x 5 in., Museum Purchase: Eiteljorg Fellowship

Connection to Ancestors

  My work is contemporary but it has the connection to my ancestors behind it and I am determined to keep that there. I wanted to honor our spirituality our religious figures our religious beliefs because they have been so demonized.”

Susie Silook (Yup’ik/Iñupiaq) 2001 Fellowship Artist

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Help us secure a future in which Native American voices are heard through contemporary artwork. You can help by giving to the Eiteljorg, or by helping us in our search for artists for the next fellowship.

Teresa Marshall (Mi'kmaq, born 1962), 'Pressing Issues', 1998, stretched rawhide, wood, metal, leather, plastic, 96 x 118 x 54 in., Museum Purchase: Eiteljorg Fellowship