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Yax te totem begins life anew

...Linn Forest. (In Juneau, Forest also helped design the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.)Sitka-based carver Tommy Joseph examined the pole in 2010, determining that it was in good enough condition to be a candidate for restoration. Joseph...
Wearable Art of Place: Armor and masks

...air above the person's head.The state museum recently purchased a set of Tlingit armor created by Tlingit artist Tommy Joseph of Sitka, first shown at the museum in April 2013. The armor will be on permanent display when the museum reopens in...
Carver explores Tlingit battle armor and weapons

ANCHORAGE - As an artist, collaborator and conservator, Tlingit master carver Tommy Joseph has been involved with many of the most important totem projects in Alaska over the past 20 years.The short list includes the...
Tommy Joseph to help Anchorage Museum restore totem pole

This summer, Sitka carver Tommy Joseph will begin helping the Anchorage Museum preserve his own artwork -- a 10-foot-tall red cedar totem pole he created in 2000...
'Quill 3' opens at state museum

...Avenue.It also marks the end of the museum's Solo Exhibit series for the 2013-2014 season. The season has included exhibits by Nicholas Galanin, Ben Huff, Drew Michael, Dave Rubin, Dick Benedict, Kay Field Parker and Tommy Joseph.
Alaska State Museum to participate in 9th annual Museum Day Live

...are on display at the state museum: Kay Field Parker's Ravenstail weaving exhibit, "Playing with Lightning;" Tommy Joseph's exhibit of Tlingit armor, "Rainforest Warriors"; and Nicholas Galanin's exhibit consisting of prints, monotypes...
State Museum transitions to closure by Feb. 28

...until the museum closes on Feb. 28.Four temporary exhibits currently on view will be closing Oct. 12. They are Tommy Joseph's solo exhibition of Tlingit armor, "Rainforest Warriors;" Kay Field Parker solo exhibition of Ravenstail weaving...
First Friday in July

...who taught Parker the technique.Also on view at the museum is "Rainforest Warriors: Tlingit Armor" by carver Tommy Joseph; "The State of Being, Displaced," by Sitka artist Nicholas Galanin, which includes prints, monotypes, photographs...
Carver Tommy Joseph to give TEDx talk in Sitka Saturday

Acclaimed carver Tommy Joseph will give a talk on Tlingit armor construction as part of the second annual TEDxSitka event, scheduled for Saturday at the Odess...
First Friday Art Walk

...Playing with Lightning: Ravenstail Weavings by Kay Field Parker," and "Rainforest Warriors: Tlingit Armor" by carver Tommy Joseph.Both exhibits feature forms of Native art that were dormant for over a century, and revived in recent years. The...


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