Samuella Samaniego

(American | Tlingit, born 1958)

Seattle-based artist Samuella Samaniego creates photographs and films that explore themes of survival, sexuality, resurrection and ritual. Motivated and informed by social issues, her works portray and advocate cultural equality.

Samaniego was raised in Juneau, Southeast Alaska, and is of Tlingit (Native Alaskan) and Asian descent.