Artist Profile - Joe Fedderson

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Joe Fedderson

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2019 Fellowship Awards
Okanogan County



Charmed (Detail), fused glass, variable size, 2014. Photo: Joe Feddersen.

Canoe Journey V, Mono type, 22" x 30", 2015. Photo: Joe Feddersen.

Canoe Journey, low fire ceramics , variable size, 2015.

Canoe Journey, twined linen, 8"x 5", 2017. Photo: Joe Feddersen.

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. In 2018, he was granted the MoNA Luminaries Legacy Award from the Museum of Northwest Art. His work was included in Weaving Past into Present: Experiments in Contemporary Native American Printmaking at the International Print Center, New York, Autumn 2015. He has been featured in numerous national exhibitions, including Continuum 12 Artists: Joe Feddersen, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution at the George Gustav Heye Center, New York, NY; Land Mark, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, Spokane, WA; and was the subject of a major retrospective exhibition and monograph, Vital Signs, organized by the Hallie Ford Museum of Art at Willamette University in Salem, OR and published by the University of Washington Press.

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