Two B.C.-based Indigenous artists have been chosen for the
2021 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship
Ligwilda’xw Kwakwaka’wakw contemporary artist Sonny Assu of Campbell River and Catherine Blackburn, an English River First Nation Dene multidisciplinary artist and designer from Thornhill, were among five Indigenous artists chosen for this year’s fellowship. Osage ceramicist Anita Fields of Stillwater, Oklahoma, Brooklyn-based Húŋkpapȟa Lakota painter Athena LaTocha, and Navajo painter Steven Yazzie of Denver rounded out the selection.
Source:: Vancouver Sun – Entertainment