The artwork of Tlingit artist Rico Lanáat’ Worl will be featured on a new postage stamp set for distribution next year.
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.
The Juneau Assembly approved the name unanimously on Monday with a resolution. Sealaska Heritage Institute recently installed three bronze house posts on the intersection’s southeast corner.
Regular students will study alongside community members taking advantage of the non-credit option.
A Southeast cultural organization plans to create a Native arts park in Juneau. It’s part of an initiative to boost the region’s traditional arts economy.
The initial focus will be for students to complete a two-year program at the University of Alaska Southeast in Northwest Coast arts. Then, those students could transfer to the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe for further study.
“It was unreal. I remember standing in front of my print while people were approaching and talking to me, and I was just kind of like outside of my body watching myself, like, ‘Is this really happening?’”
The Juried Art Show and Competition is raising the bar for Native artists in Southeast Alaska.
Tlingit carver and artist Wayne Price of Haines took Best of Show in Sealaska Heritage Institute’s seventh Juried Art Show and Competition.