The Native American Arts exhibit in the Burnett Gallery will feature pieces from artists who will also be exhibiting at the Native Arts Expo later in the month on October 22.
The works highlighted in this gallery show feature some of the finest work of the participating artists and the private Pomo basket collection owned by Lucille Frank, Manchester Pomo. Many of her baskets have been handed down to her from previous generations and this is the first time they have been a made available for public viewing. Several baskets will be available for sale by serious collectors.
The show will honor Native American art styles from traditional to contemporary and range from hand-crafted materials to graphic arts, reflecting the various styles of Native American artists from Sonoma, Mendocino and Lake counties.
Gallery artists include painter and beader Annmarie Sanchez of Paiute, Tohono O’doham, Omaha; graphic designer Eric Wilder, Kashaya Pomo; beader and illustrator Meyo Marrufo, Robinoson Pomo; jewelry designers Wendy and Lorraine Ruddick, Manchester Pomo; and many other local Mendocino County artists.