Native Spirit Art Show
One Day Event
Saturday, May 20, 2017
The Coupeville Rec-Hall (Downtown Coupeville)

The Hamatsa by Roger Purdue

Wolf Mask by Joseph Albert

Basket by Diana & Pat Dunn

During the Festival:
All Merchandise will be available in the Coupeville Rec-Hall.

After the Festival:
Posters and Fine Art will be available in the Island County Museum while T-Shirts and Posters will be at The Harbor Gift & Gallery, on the Wharf in Coupeville.

Native Spirit Art Show

The Penn Cove Water Festival is pleased to present a new juried art show featuring some of the Northwest's most talented Native American and Native American theme artists. There will be a large selection and variety of art to select from during the show. Demonstrations by many of the artists will take place during show hours. Questions are encouraged and welcome. There will be traditional as well as contemporary pieces reflecting Native People and regional art influences from the Northwest Coast, Plains, Woodlands, Great Basin, Central America and Southwest.

Featured artists are (Stay tuned for updates):

1. Joseph Albert
Internationally known, Joseph, a native Seattleite, now lives on Whidbey Island. Joseph has been enamored with Native American and First Nation cultures and art, and folk art carvings since he was a child. As a result, he has collections of Northwest Coast and Southwestern Indian art, and folk art carvings from the Ozarks and Midwest. As a child of 10-1/2, Joseph emulated the Crow Indian ritual for male rite of passage and, during his vision, received the eagle as his totem.
Joseph’s work is in private collections in: England, Germany; Canada, Baja California, Mexico, Turkmenistan, and throughout the U.S. His work also has been accepted in Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival juried art shows and was awarded a prize in 2003. Joseph’s works may be viewed at the Penn Cove Gallery, Coupeville Washington and the Eagles’ Nest Inn, Langley, Washington.

2. Diana and Pat Dunn - Samish
Beautiful button blankets, jewelry, pine needle baskets, cedar hats and more.

3. Works by Roger Purdue
Roger Purdue (b.1938-d.2014) A celebrated local N. W. Coast artist of Tsimshian heritage who was a master carver and print maker. Roger created the Salmon Wheel & designed the Whale Wheel on the Coupeville wharf as well as the Water Festival logos for the last 25 years. Roger died in January of 2014 but his legacy will live on as his wife, Sara, and the PCWF Assocoation offer many of his prints and cards for sale to the public at this year's Native Spirit Art Show.

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Jackie Feusier has again brought back to life one of the many works donated to PCWF by Roger Purdue in collaboration with his wife Sarah. Limited editions, printed by another benefactor, Dennis Hill, will be available at the Native Spirit Art Show along with the PCWF Posters. Sarah will also have other works by Roger available for sale.