February 9, 2019

I sketched in clay a family member for the first time--my Great Grandma Helen Akfakorak Konig. With a project in mind to cross my sculpting of ceramic masks and bronze figures, I'm building the sketch into a mask that will be cast in bronze. It is inspired by this fuzz...

May 2, 2017

i'm getting excited join fellow Native artists and show my bronze pieces and a handful of ceramic masks at the upcoming one-day show in Seattle... the Burke Museum Native Art Market, Saturday May 13, 10a-4pm!

March 5, 2017

this piece is an acknowledgement of the interdependence of all beings and honors those upon whose backs we ride to survive. the lemming is scaled larger than the owl to show its equal importance in their interrelationship. the traditional yup’ik hand (outstretched owl...

December 20, 2014

sweet surprise like a late birthday present, my firing was done yesterday–1 large mask, 3 small masks, and 3 tiny pieces for a secret santa exchange at work. I am in

the process today of applying pigment to the larger of them and wrapping and hanging feathers from each...

November 21, 2014

i sculpted my transformation figure from 9a to 1p today, taking one break for water and one to pee. i can barely believe more than an hour passed during that time. i heated my clay, dug out some sections of the foam armature that were too large for the changes i needed...

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