Thu, September 19, 2013

New Online Exhibits – Alaska State Museum

The Alaska State Museum announces two new online exhibits:
“Nicholas Galanin: The State of Being, Displaced”
Nick Galanin, a Sitka-born Tlingit artist, understands that being part Alaska Native and part non-Native means that his world cannot be so clearly defined. Through his different mediums of art, such as video, monotype, prints, masks and paper, Nick expresses himself and the intertwined cultures in which he was raised. The exhibit may be viewed at:
Galanin’s videos are available at:
“Tommy Joseph: Rainforest Warriors (Tlingit Armor)”
Tommy Joseph is a Tlingit artist who has been carving since the third grade. Amongst his carvings, Tommy has carved a lot of Tlingit armor that is representative of the Battle of 1804 that took place in Sitka. His online exhibit can be viewed at: