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2018 Woodland Indian Art Show & Market

The Woodland Indian Art Show and Market (WIAS&M) is an art competition and market showcasing the unique artistic styles of Native American Nations from the midwest and eastern regions of the United States.
June 1 – 3 | Oneida Radisson Hotel & Conference Center | 2040 Airport Drive | Oneida, Wisconsin

Woodland Indian Art, Inc. …

Woodland Indian Art, Inc. (WIA) is a non-profit organization created to expand the awareness and appreciation of Woodland Indian Arts and Culture through education, events and markets. We bring Woodland Indian artists together to raise awareness of their distinct artistic styles and cultures. We contribute to the economy of Native communities by cultivating the public’s appreciation of Woodland Indian artists and the unique diversity of their art. WIA and its volunteers have produced the Woodland Indian Art Show and Market on the Oneida Reservation in Wisconsin since 2006. The WIA Board of Directors is seeking a part-time administrator, grant-funded for 3 years. For more information, download the job announcement. The job announcement is open until the position is filled

 

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wiasm winners

Winners of the 2018 WIASM art competition on video. Image credit: Three Sisters painting by Mary Lee Prescott.

2017 wiasm winners

Winners of the 2017 WIASM juried art competition.

2016 Woodland Indian Art Award Winners

 
Boyz In The Band

Boyz In The Band

Judith Jourdan, Oneida Nation, uses what she needs to create the desired effect in her dolls – even PVC pipe and rubber hose! Her “Boyz in The Band” won a 1st place ribbon in the 3D category in 2016.
"Celestial Tribute" Yoke

“Celestial Tribute” Yoke

Raised Beadwork is a separate category at the Woodland Indian Art Show because there are many award winning Oneida beaders here. The picture shows the yoke from Becky Webster’s woman’s outfit titled “Celestial Tribute.” It won 1st in her category and Best of Show in...
Ribbon Shirt Applique

Ribbon Shirt Applique

Youth (12-18 yrs) are given one FREE entry to the competitive art exhibit. They are very talented and add a lot of excitement. This applique design is on a Ribbon Shirt which won a 1st place ribbon in the Youth category in 2016. Ernest Stevens IV worked 18 hours to...
Miami Style Corn Husk Doll

Miami Style Corn Husk Doll

Completed “no-face” dolls are made out of corn husks. You will find several styles at the Woodland Indian Art Market. The picture shows a corn husk doll by Catherine Nagy Mowry, which “evolved from a lost but not forgotten art form into a viable teaching tool for...
Self-Portrait of You

Self-Portrait of You

Wesley May has grown as an artist through many trials and tribulations and thanks the Creator for helping him become a stronger American Indian individual. He shares his story through art. The artwork in the picture is called “Self-Portrait of You.”  Wesley is a...
Raised Beadwork Booth

Raised Beadwork Booth

Sandra Wescott-Gauthier’s “Iroquois Raised Beadwork” table catches your eye at the Woodland Art Market.   This style started with the Iroquois Tribes in New York about 1850.  In the 1990s, a movement to revive raised beadwork on the Oneida Reservation in Wisconsin...
Thirteen Moons

Thirteen Moons

"Thirteen Moons" is a transparent watercolor on paper depicting the Haudenosaunee 'calendar'; the thirteen lunar cycles of the year on Turtle's back.  Artist is Dawn Dark Mountain, a well known water colorist from Oneida, WI.  It won first place in the 2-dimensional...
Birch Bark Basket

Birch Bark Basket

Double walled birch bark basket by Pat Kruse, Red Cliff Chippewa.  Pat's birch bark artistry was a much appreciated addition to the 2016 Art Show.  He used birch bark from all seasons to provide the floral and animal designs on his finished products.