Matika Wilbur is a photographer from Swinomish and Tulalip Tribes who embarked on the Project 562 to photograph all Native tribes across the US from their most empowered angles.
Contemporary painter J. NiCole Hatfield (Nahmi-A-Piah) is a Native Oklahoman who draws her inspiration from old historical photographs of her proud tribal women. Comanche/ Kiowa  (Numunuu/ Khoiye-Goo)
Larissa FastHorse (Sicangu Lakota Nation) is a 2020 MacArthur Fellow, award winning writer/choreographer, and co-founder of Indigenous Direction, the nation’s leading consulting company for Indigenous arts and audiences.
This group of indigenous misfits originally came together to make funny videos to put on YouTube. Since their first video in 2009, the group's work has gone viral - earning fans around the globe with their satirical and absurd comedy. From sold out performances to appearances on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "TEDx Talks," the group continues to grow.
Feodorov's art and music engage and confront the viewer through questioning assumptions about Identity, Spirituality, and Place within the context of late capitalism. Of mixed Navajo (Diné) and Euro-American heritage, John Feodorov grew up in the suburbs of Southern California in the city of Whittier, just east of Los Angeles.
Storme Webber is a Two Spirit Sugpiaq/Black/Choctaw poet and interdisciplinary artist. Her work is cross genre, incorporating text, performance, audio and altar installation, archival photographs and collaboration in order to engage with ideas of history, lineage, gender, race and sexuality.
Joe Feddersen, a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes lives and works in Omak, WA. A faculty member at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA from 1989 until his retirement in 2009, he was awarded Faculty Emeritus Status.
Natalie Ball, a multi-media Klamath artist, was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She has a Bachelor’s degree with a double major in Indigenous, Race & Ethnic Studies & Art from the University of Oregon. She furthered her education in Aotearoa (NZ) at Massey University where she attained her Master’s degree with a focus on Indigenous contemporary art.
Kay WalkingStick, the Cherokee painter, focuses on the American Landscape and it’s metaphorical significances not only to Native Americans but also to all of our citizenry. The landscape sustains us physically and spiritually. It is our beautiful corner of the cosmos. The varied rendering of landscape in WalkingStick’s art is the thread that weaves together the many painterly directions her art has taken over the last 50 years.
Kathleen Ash-Milby was appointed the Curator of Native American Art in 2019 at the Portland Art Museum. Her responsibilities include the research, documentation, exhibition and care of both historic and contemporary collections.