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Artwork copyright Rick Bartow. Photo courtesy of Washington State Arts Commission.

Art by Indigenous Artists

These artworks in Washington's State Art Collection were created by artists who are Native American, Alaska Native, First Nations, Indigenous Mexican, and more. They represent over one hundred artists, more than twenty tribes in Washington State, and more than fifty tribes and cultures in total, in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and more.

The artworks span everything from paintings to woven objects, to prints and sculptures and site-specific installations. The history and cultures represented through these artworks are an important part of the fabric of our communities and identities across Washington State.