Friday July 13, 2012

Marcus Amerman, an enrolled member of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, was born in Phoenix, Ariz., and grew up in the Pacific Northwest. He is known for his intricate beadwork. Visit http://marcusa for more

Jeremy Frey is a Passamaquoddy basketmaker, based in Maine, who specializes in split ash baskets, as well as porcupine quillwork. His baskets combine traditional shapes and patterns with contemporary influences.

Teri Greeves is of Kiowa
heritage, but was raised on
the Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, taking up beadwork at the age of 8. She follows the Kiowa tradition of beadwork, telling stories with a contemporary twist.To see her work, go to

Diego Romero was born and raised in Berkley, Calif., is descended from the Cochiti Pueblo and specializes in ceramics. His pieces reflect the influence of Ancient Greece with a comic book sensibility. To see his work, visit

Preston Singletary draws on cultural and historical images from his Tlingit ancestry for his artwork combining European glass-blowing tradition with Northwest Native design. His website is www.preston


Bently Spang is a Northern Cheyenne multidisciplinary artist, author, and curator whose mediums include video, performance, mixed media sculpture, and installation.