Wayne Price got his start learning Northwest Coast art from artists Leo Jacobs, Ed Kasko and John Hagen. Now he owns and lives in the house where the Haines nonprofit Alaska Indian Arts used to be.
A program mixing Alaska Native art with high school math is part of Sealaska Heritage Institute’s latest efforts to promote culture and foster the next generation of Native artists.
Entering the maximum security prison — with its checkpoints, razor wire barricades, metal detectors and armed guards—it’s hard to imagine an art class. Until you get to the library.