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Native American creations spotlighted at Indian Art Market

First Published Oct 10 2013 11:12AM      Last Updated Oct 11 2013 10:11 am

Gil Scott | Courtesy Natural History Museum of Utah The acrylic-on-canvas painting “Beauty above me, Beauty below me, Beauty all around” by Gil Scott (Navajo) is among the works on display at the Indian Art Market, Oct. 12 and 13 at the Natural History Museum of Utah.

The Indian Art Market, set for Saturday and Sunday at the Natural History Museum of Utah, is a chance to not just see the work of Native American artists but to own those works.

The event features Native American artists displaying, selling,and talking about their jewelry, beadwork, sculptures, paintings and other art objects.

Some of the artists live in Utah, including Navajo basket weaver Anderson Black, Navajo painter Gill Scott, and Northern Ute beader Mariah Cuch.

The market also features a live drum circle and flute music, and experts on collecting will talk about art and artifacts from the museum’s permanent collection.



The event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in The Canyon of the museum, in the Rio Tinto Center, at 301 Wakara Way, on the University of Utah campus. Admission to the market is free.

 

 

 

 

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