Art

Formline follows function: New ambulance art reaches to cultural roots, fits vehicle’s purpose
Formline follows function: New ambulance art reaches to cultural roots, fits vehicle’s purpose
This composite of courtesy images shows Juneau artists and art by Juneauites who recently earned Rasmuson Foundation awards. (Top left) a still from “This Place/This Sound”, (top middle) Crystal Worl, (top right) Corinna Cook, (bottom left) Annie Bartholomew, (bottom middle) Christy NaMee Eriksen, (bottom right) painting by Lily Hope. (Courtesy Photos)

Lesser-heard voices from the past sing loud for Alaska art awards

Projects range from huge public murals to albums to dances and more.

This composite of courtesy images shows Juneau artists and art by Juneauites who recently earned Rasmuson Foundation awards. (Top left) a still from “This Place/This Sound”, (top middle) Crystal Worl, (top right) Corinna Cook, (bottom left) Annie Bartholomew, (bottom middle) Christy NaMee Eriksen, (bottom right) painting by Lily Hope. (Courtesy Photos)
Ch’áak’ Aanyádi” (The High Caste Eagle) by Jerrod Galanin won Best of Show and Best of Carving and Sculpture Category in Sealaska Heritage Institute’s 2020 Juried Art Competition. (Courtesy Photo | SHI)

‘Stunning’ piece wins Best of Show in Juried Art Competition

Sealaska Heritage Institute announces winners.

Ch’áak’ Aanyádi” (The High Caste Eagle) by Jerrod Galanin won Best of Show and Best of Carving and Sculpture Category in Sealaska Heritage Institute’s 2020 Juried Art Competition. (Courtesy Photo | SHI)
Brushes with greatness: Juneau students earn recognition in national art competition

Brushes with greatness: Juneau students earn recognition in national art competition

Students brought home gold medals and an American Vision Award.

Brushes with greatness: Juneau students earn recognition in national art competition
Wearable Art model Melissa Patterson smiles with artist Michelle Morris at Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre. (Courtesy Photo | Ron Gile)
Wearable Art model Melissa Patterson smiles with artist Michelle Morris at Wearable Art 2020: Joie de Vivre. (Courtesy Photo | Ron Gile)
Here are the winners from Wearable Art 2020
Here are the winners from Wearable Art 2020
Your guide to First Friday: Salmon photos, hands-on weaving, a suffrage celebration and more
Your guide to First Friday: Salmon photos, hands-on weaving, a suffrage celebration and more
Claire Scott, 16, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, shows off her second published comic book, A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock, at Alaska Robotics Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Scott’s first book, Meow Cats United, was published last year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Claire Scott, 16, a junior at Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé, shows off her second published comic book, A Most Peculiar Alarm Clock, at Alaska Robotics Gallery on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Scott’s first book, Meow Cats United, was published last year. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Beth Weigel, Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, gives an overview of the newly announced Marie Darlin Prize during a meeting of the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. A cash award of $5,000 will be given to the recipient of the prize starting next September. Nominations of writers, practitioners of visual, plastic, graphic, fiber or traditional arts and crafts, and performers, directors or creators of theater, music, film or dance will be accepted between Nov. 1 and April 3. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

New prize will continue lifetime of advocacy

Nominations are now being accepted.

Beth Weigel, Director of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, gives an overview of the newly announced Marie Darlin Prize during a meeting of the Friends of the Juneau-Douglas City Museum on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. A cash award of $5,000 will be given to the recipient of the prize starting next September. Nominations of writers, practitioners of visual, plastic, graphic, fiber or traditional arts and crafts, and performers, directors or creators of theater, music, film or dance will be accepted between Nov. 1 and April 3. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Writers’ Weir: In Motion on the Equinox
Writers’ Weir: In Motion on the Equinox
From the far western reaches of Alaska, Yup’ik artists share their culture with Juneau
From the far western reaches of Alaska, Yup’ik artists share their culture with Juneau
NEA chair says loss of arts funding would hurt Alaska’s economy
NEA chair says loss of arts funding would hurt Alaska’s economy
The first totem pole raising in almost a century took place in Old Massett in August 1969. (NFB photo)

Haida story headed to the international stage

Old Massett totem pole raising revisited in Christopher Auchter’s documentary Now Is The Time

The first totem pole raising in almost a century took place in Old Massett in August 1969. (NFB photo)
‘Save Our Arts’: Juneau artists protest governor’s vetoes
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‘Save Our Arts’: Juneau artists protest governor’s vetoes
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Art in Unusual Places

Art in Unusual Places

Reader submitted photos of art in unusual places.

Art in Unusual Places
Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Juneau’s female art collective readies to open its latest and biggest show
Wearable Art extravaganza to blend new offerings with past favorites
Wearable Art extravaganza to blend new offerings with past favorites