FEATURED NATIVE AMERICAN Artists

Marie Watt

Marie Watt is an enrolled member of the Seneca Nation of Indians and a contemporary artist living in Portland, Oregon. Watt uses her work to center on different Native American themes, citing Pop art, Abstract Expressionism, and Indigenous traditions as her inspiration. Using everyday objects like textiles, alabaster, slate, blankets, and cornhusks, Watt is known for her sculptures, installation, and lithography. Additionally, Watt has created both individual and collaborative pieces.

Marie Watt

By the Creator’s fire, stories live on. Here, we honor Native artists who keep traditions strong. Find inspiration, representation, and the heartbeat of our nations.

  • Storytellers: Witness the power of our actors who breathe life into the words of our past.
  • Spirit Painters: Explore the vibrant tapestries woven by our artists, where dreams dance in color.
  • Trailblazers: Cheer the triumphs of our athletes who defy the odds and inspire generations.
  • Weavers of Words: Get lost in the captivating tales spun by our authors, voices echoing from the heart.
  • Tricksters of Wit: Share laughter with our comedians, whose sharp tongues pierce through shadows with humor.
  • Dream Weavers: Immerse yourself in the stories told through the eyes of our filmmakers, where the land itself speaks.
  • Musicians of the Wind: Feel the rhythm of our drums and the melodies of our flutes, a harmony carrying the spirit of our ancestors.