Entire piece measures 11″x14″ including the border. Print is 7″x11″.
2019 Featured Artist Apayuq Moore is a Yup’ik artist from the Bristol Bay, AK region. She lives in Aleknagik, AK with her two children, Kaya and Bode. Her parents are, Tom Hoseth of Dillingham, and Debbie Snyder of Twin Hills. She received her BA in Art-Business from Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO. Her experience as a leader in the native community includes, advocating for subsistence rights in opposition to the development of the proposed Pebble Mine Project, and as an artist-activist speaking for native rights through cultural exploration with art and community work. Apayu’s mission through her art-business is to depict “Our way of life” and inspire youth to find grounding in the Yup’ik values, building a healthier lifestyle that prioritizes the land, water, animals and spiritual energies of our ancestors to do what is right. As an artist, she has had the opportunity to complete projects with many organizations throughout the state that work toward social justice for the Alaska Native peoples and their communities.
See more of her art at: https://www.apayuq.com/