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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.

Camp , 2011

Marie Watt

Location: Walla Walla Veterans Home, Walla Walla

Plow , 2011

Marie Watt

Location: Walla Walla Veterans Home, Walla Walla

Tether , 2011

Marie Watt

Location: Walla Walla Veterans Home, Walla Walla

H2O-to-O2 , 2017

Greg Ragland

Location: Irene Reither Elementary School, Everson

Eagle Dancer , 1999

Frank Fulmer

Location: Olympic College - Shelton, Shelton

Sea to Sky , 1993

Susan Point

Location: Department of Enterprise Services, Olympia

The Vision , 1996

Susie Bevins-Ericsen

Location: Clallam Bay Corrections Center, Clallam Bay

Spirit Rattle , 1983-84

Ray A. Cheer

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia

Young Drummer , 1995

Lawrence Ahvakana

Location: McKnight Middle School, Renton

Shaman Riding Mythical Killerwhale , 2002

David Neel

Location: Cedar Valley Community Elementary School, Lynnwood

Full Circle Totem , 2017

Dan Friday

Location: Getchell High School, Marysville

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

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

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

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

Cornhusk Bag , 1930

Mary Ann Wapato

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma

An International Lie , 1987

G. Peter Jemison

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia

Beaded Purse , 1950-80

Artist Unknown (Yakima Nation)

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia

Self Portrait #6 , 1984

Joe Feddersen

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma

Hip Basket , 1984

Elaine Timentwa Emerson

Location: Downing Elementary School, Tacoma

Gauntlets , 1980

Harriet Louie

Location: Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia

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