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SHI accepting applications for artists in residence


Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) is accepting applications for its new artist-in-residence program at the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau.

The purpose of the program is to encourage study of Northwest Coast art practices. Artists in residence may choose from two dedicated spaces on the main floor: the Delores Churchill Artist-In-Residence Studio and the monumental art space, a dedicated area for artists creating large-size Northwest Coast art pieces.

The program provides artists with the dedicated work areas and access to the institute's archives, library and ethnographic and art collections for study. Artists must apply<https://sealaskaheritage.wufoo.com/forms/z1l1d5y11kd4z7u/> for the residency and commit to a minimum of two weeks. To apply, go to www.sealaskaheritage.org<http://www.sealaskaheritage.org> or contact SHI's art department at 907.463.4844.

Sealaska Heritage Institute is a private, nonprofit founded in 1980 to promote cultural diversity and cross-cultural understanding through public services and events. The institute is governed by a Board of Trustees and guided by a Council of Traditional Scholars. Its mission is to perpetuate and enhance Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian cultures of Southeast Alaska.


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