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Katharine Parker

Juneau lost its best supporter and biggest booster on May 13, when Kay Parker passed away in Seattle. Born in Bangor, Maine on August 15, 1918, Katharine (Kay) led an eventful life that took her from...
Rasmuson announces artist grants; seven Juneau artists named, Troll wins Distinguished Artist Award

...Heist, craft artist; Kylie Manning, visual artist; Kay Parker, folk and traditional Artist; and Patrick Race, media...Bethel; Melissa Mitchell, composer, Anchorage; Kay Parker, folk and traditional Artist, Juneau; Patrick Race...
Bright moments of 2013

...the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. Dan beautifully captures the atmosphere and magnitude of Juneau's landscape.? Kay Parker's Playing with Lightning, Ravenstail Weaving at the Alaska State Museum. The level of craftsmanship and the thousands...
Rainforest Warriors

...he's not saying.???Joseph's show is on view at the Alaska State Museum through Oct. 12.Paired with Kay Parker's exhibit of Ravenstail weavings, the show may be the last in the downstairs gallery as the museum prepares to move into...
May First Friday Art Walk

...ceramics and the individual expressions that arose from the process. Also on display throughout the summer at the museum: Kay Parker's exhibit of Ravenstail weavings entitled, "Playing with Lightning," and Tommy Joseph's exhibit of Tlingit armor...
State museum posts two exhibits online

...viewed here: two exhibits, along with Kay Parker's exhibit of Ravenstail weavings, are on view at the museum through Oct. 12.
UAS art classes welcome a broad range of students impressive team of adjunct instructors. The list includes well-known Alaska Native weavers Delores Churchill, Kay Parker and Janice Criswell; carvers Ray Watkins and Duane Bosch; Alaska State Museum curator and artist Steve Henrikson...
Alaska State Museum to offer Native artist demonstrations in November

...Sitka, and is Kaagwaantaan, from the Eagle Nest House in Sitka. She learned how to do Raven's Tail weaving from Kay Parker at a class at the University of Alaska Southeast. "I love weaving," Kunz said in a press release. "My older sister...
UAS plans Native art courses

...Churchill teaching basketry, Seattle's Steve Brown instructing students in design and carving and Douglas resident Kay Parker teaching weaving. Classes generally meet in the evenings, with some weekend sessions included. Students should register...
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Raven's Tail: Keeping tradition alive

...of the area. "We don't know anything about the evolution of it because there is a lack of written history," said Kay Parker, instructor of the UAS class. "Basketry is the oldest twining art, and we assume one weaver used yarn instead...
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