TookRaymond Gregory is a Tlingit artist, he was born in Juneau, Alaska, and spent his summers in the traditional territory of his Tlingit people in Angoon, Alaska. These times forged his connections to the history and culture of his people. As an adult, his art has explored and expressed those connections, a journey he continues with today. He also is a traditional Tlingit singer and...
Navajo artist Wallace Begay is well respected in the Native American art community. Wallace is extremely intelligent and connected to the old ways. He takes his time to share with us a little of his background. We had the opportunity to meet with him in downtown Gallup, New Mexico where he had painted a memorial […]Continue reading
Native American artist Amber Morningstar Byars tells us what art is to her. She follows a family tradition of stone sculpting. Amber believes that there is an artist in everyone but that doesn’t necessarily mean classical arts. Watch to find out more. What is sculpting to you? “Well, it’s a freedom unlike anything I’ve ever […]Continue reading
Amber Morningstar Byars gives us a taste of her style. I clash of Native American traditional and contemporary modern style lapidary work. Her sculptures reflect the strength of stone along with natural feminine curves. Amber, What is your style? It’s mixed. I have a lot of modern influence from growing up in New York. I […]Continue reading
Amber Morningstar Byars is a Native artist from the Choctaw tribe. She is a second generation sculpture inspired by her father, master artist, Kelly Byars. This is an introduction video to Amber and her art. Amber Morningstar Byars, Daughter of Kelly Nitushi Byars Choctaw Stone Sculptors My name is Amber Morningstar Byars and I’m a […]Continue reading