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Shan Goshorn

Basket as Vessel

Eastern Band Cherokee artist Shan Goshorn has lived in Tulsa since 1981. She works in multiple media, including basketry, and is well known in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Her awards include Grand Prize at the 2011 Red Earth Indian Art Exhibition; Best of Class at the 2012 SWAIA Indian Market and the 2013 Indian Market and the 2013 Heard Museum Indian Fair. She was one of 25 international, indigenous artists asked to present work at the 2006 and 2009 conferences Our People, Our Land, Our Images and Visual Sovereignty hosted by the C.N. Gorman Museum at the University of California, Davis. Her work has been added to the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian, the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indiana, and the Museum of the Cherokee Indian in North Carolina, the Gilcrease Museum in Oklahoma, the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in New Mexico, and the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Visit www.shangoshorn.net for more information.

Preparing for the Fall, 2012
Watercolor paper, archival inks, acrylic paint, gold foil: 12.5″ x 12.5″ x 15.25″
Lent by the Shan Goshorn Family

They Were Called Kings (set of 3), 2013
Watercolor paper, archival inks, acrylic paint: 13.5″ x 8.5″ x 7″
Lent by the Shan Goshorn Family

Shan Goshorn Preparing For The Fall

Shan Goshorn They Were Called Kings (set of 3)

Shan Goshorn They Were Called Kings (set of 3) Detail

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