Sitka Native Artist Gets $25K Museum Grant

Nicholas Galanin poses with his son, Elliott, age 3, in his studio. (Sentinel Photo)
By SHANNON HAUGLAND
Sentinel Staff Writer
Sitka artist Nicholas Galanin has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship.  In addition to the unrestricted grant, the honor comes with an agreement to purchase Galanin’s work for the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis, Ind.  The fellowship annually honors four juried artists and one invited artist who excel in the field of contemporary art.  Galanin, who is part Tlingit and Aleut, is a concept-driven artist who works in sculpture, photography and other media, the Eiteljorg museum said. 

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2013 Contemporary Art FellowsThe Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. The Fellowship honors four juried artists and one invited artist who excel in the field of Native contemporary art. In addition to a catalog and exhibition, which will be on display at the museum from November 2013-February 2014, each artist receives a $25,000 unrestricted grant and the museum purchases works of their art for the Eiteljorg permanent contemporary collection. 
 
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2013 Contemporary Art Fellows

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art is proud to announce the recipients of the 2013 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. The Fellowship honors four juried artists and one invited artist who excel in the field of Native contemporary art. In addition to a catalog and exhibition, which will be on display at the museum from November 2013-February 2014, each artist receives a $25,000 unrestricted grant and the museum purchases works of their art for the Eiteljorg permanent contemporary collection. 

 

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