Artist Demonstrations: From Maine to Alaska

Come see these masters at work and watch as they create new pieces. This is an outstanding opportunity to learn more about these art forms and to understand the artistic process. The following artists will demonstrate and sell their work throughout the Fair weekend. See the Fair map to locate the artist demonstration area. Click here for the artists' biographies.


Anthony Belvado (San Carlos Apache) – Apache Violins and bows & arrows

Sally Black (Navajo) - basket weaver

Ron Carlos (Salt River Pima Maricopa) - pottery

Peter Ray James (Navajo) – fabric sculpture

Terrol Dew Johnson (Tohono O'odham), Tohono O'odham Community Action -TOCA) - baskets

Don Johnston (Qagan Tayagungin Unangan) - baleen baskets

Marlowe Katoney (Navajo) – pictorial weavings

Melissa Lewis-Barnes (Navajo) - custom, hand-made cowboy hats

Royce Manuel (Akmierl Aw-Thum) – burden baskets

Jennifer Sapiel Neptune (Penobscot) and Frances Soctomah (Passmaquoddy) - Wabanaki baskets

Shelden Nuñez-Velarde (Jicarilla Apache Nation) - pottery

Jilli Oyenque (Ohkay Owingeh) – baskets

Pee Posh, see Yolanda Hart Stevens, Tim Terry and Daisy Simms) (Pima/Quechan) – jewelry & lapidary

Ryon Polequaptewa (Hopi) - katsina carver

Monica Raphael (Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians) - beadwork

Charlene Sanchez Reano (San Felipe Pueblo) – mosaic inlay jewelry

Marilou Schultz (Navajo) - weavings & textiles

Daisy Simms (Quechan) - beadwork

Yolanda Hart Stevens (Piipaash/Quechan) - beadwork

Teller, Lynette and Stella (Isleta Pueblo) - pottery

Tim Terry, Jr. (Gila River Akimel O'odham) - shell etching/shell gorgets

TOCA (Tohono O`odham Community Action), see Terrol Dew Johnson

Buddy Tubinaghtewa (Hopi) - katsina carver

Louis Valenzuela (Pascua Yaqui) – Yaqui masks

Todd Westika (Zuni) – fetish carver

Rosie Yellowhair (Navajo) - sand painting