Native American Artists

These artworks in Washington's State Art Collection were created by artists who are Native American. They represent eighty-three artists, more than fifteen tribes in Washington State, and more than fifty tribes in total.

The history and cultures respresented through these artworks are an important part of the fabric of Washington State's communities and identity.

Sea to Sky , 1993

Susan Point

Location: Department of Enterprise Services, Olympia, WA 98501

The Vision , 1996

Susie Bevins-Ericsen

Location: Clallam Bay Corrections Center, Clallam Bay, WA 98326

Spirit Rattle , 1983-84

Ray A. Cheer

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

Young Drummer , 1995

Lawrence Ahvakana

Location: McKnight Middle School, Renton, WA 98056

Shaman Riding Mythical Killerwhale , 2002

David Neel

Location: Cedar Valley Community Elementary School, Lynnwood, WA 98036

Full Circle Totem , 2017

Dan Friday

Location: Getchell High School, Marysville, WA 98270

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Office of the Attorney General - Agriculture and Health Division (Tumwater), Tumwater, WA 98504

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma, WA 98406

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma, WA 98406

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Office of the Attorney General - Agriculture and Health Division (Tumwater), Tumwater, WA 98504

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma, WA 98406

An International Lie , 1987

G. Peter Jemison

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

Beaded Purse , 1950-80

Artist Unknown (Yakima Nation)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

Self Portrait #6 , 1984

Joe Feddersen

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma, WA 98406

Hip Basket , 1984

Elaine Timentwa Emerson

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma, WA 98406

Gauntlets , 1980

Harriet Louie

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

Radon for Red Hair , 1979

Hachivi Edgar Heap of Birds

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

Siyalt Ceremonial Cedar Hat , 1984

Gerald Bruce Miller (subiyay)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

Square Basket , 1950

Artist Unknown

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA 98504

The Changer (dukwibel) , 2011

Joe Feddersen

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 98505

Scinqua , 2005

Susan Point

Location: The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA 98505

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