Brushed Silver and Pearl Necklace – Prizewinning Piece at Eiteljorg

Brushed Silver and Pearl Hollow Form Necklace – 2nd Place for Contemporary Native American Jewelry

I am thrilled and honored that this piece won second place in the Contemporary Jewelry Division at the Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market 2014 in Indianapolis on June 21st. It feels great to be recognized for my work – and inspires me to keep on creating!

silver pearl necklace_B © Holly Troy 2014

Entirely handmade silver and pearl necklace contains five white pearls set as shadowbox in a hollow form brushed silver pendant. The necklace is hand rolled silver with a Roman chain made of over 400 individually formed links.

Very fluid, feminine line. The hollow form is about two inches wide and about half and inch deep. The necklace is a flattering 16 inches.

Brushed Silver and Pearl Hollow Form Necklace

 

Upcoming Festivals ~ Eiteljorg, Prescott, and Santa Fe!

eiteljorg-museum-of-american-indians-and-western-artEiteljorg Indian Market and Festival: June 21st through 22nd – JURIED SHOW

White River State Park, 500 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Coming up this weekend! Learn more about the 2014 Indian Market and Festival here.

“The Eiteljorg collects and preserves high-quality Western art and Native American art and cultural objects. Its collection includes artists such as T.C. Cannon, N. C. Wyeth, Andy Warhol, Georgia O’Keeffe, Allan Houser, Frederic Remington, Charles Russell and Kay WalkingStick. The institution’s contemporary Native art collection has been ranked among the world’s best.”

There are some big-name entertainers at this show. Wow!

Joanne Shenandoah (Oneida) 
Joanne is one of America’s most celebrated and critically acclaimed musicians. The Grammy Award winner has captured the hearts of audiences all over the world.

Scatter Their Own (Oglala Lakota)
Scatter Their Own, a.k.a. Scotti Clifford and Juliana Brown Eyes-Clifford, are an Alternative Rock Duo of Oglala Lakota ancestry from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota.

SouthEastern Waterspider Drum
WaterSpider Drum sings and plays authentic Native American music and instruments. Comprised of Jamie Oxendine (Lumbee/Creek), Rolf Granlund (Susquenhanna), Jeff Eagleheart (Shawnee), and Kevin Mercer (Shawnee Captive), they perform songs learned from their Elders, as well as, Elder-approved new compositions.

Tony Duncan (Apache/Hidatsa/Arikara/Mandan) and Estun-Bah
Tony is a world-champion hoop dancer and performing artist who creates many intricate designs that can be seen in nature, such as the eagle.

Teresa Webb (Anishinaabe) 
Teresa is the Native American storyteller-in-residence at the Eiteljorg, where she also facilitates community craft and drum circles.

~JULY~

Sharlot Hall Indian MArketSharlot Hall 17th ANNUAL PRESCOTT INDIAN ART MARKET — July 12 & 13, 2014 – JURIED SHOW

415 W Gurley St, Prescott, Arizona 86301
Phone: 928-445-3122

The 17th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market will be held in the cool gardens of the Sharlot Hall Museum on July 12 & 13. The setting provides a beautiful backdrop for the show’s impressive Indian-art. Featured are exquisite carvings, ceramics, sculpture, paintings, hand-woven baskets, blankets, and distinctive jewelry.  Artists producing traditional and contemporary artwork are juried by distinguished American Indian artists. The Prescott Indian Art Market is one of the Southwest’s premier Indian-art Markets.

 ~AUGUST~

641-square_sfim93rd Annual Santa Fe Indian Market: August 23rd through 24th, 2014 ~ JURIED SHOW

Santa Fe, New Mexico

This is a big one!!!

“The Santa Fe Indian Market is a 92-year-old Native art market. It is the largest and most prestigious Native arts market in the world and the largest cultural event in the southwest. The yearly event is held during the third weekend of August. Over 1,100 Native artists from the U.S. and Canada sell their artwork. The Indian Market attracts 150,000 visitors to Santa Fe from all over the world. Buyers, collectors and gallery owners come to Indian Market to take advantage of the opportunity to buy directly from the artists. For many visitors, this is a rare opportunity to meet the artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures. Quality and authenticity are the hallmarks of the Santa Fe Indian Market.”

Here is a video of last year’s activities and performances:

 

Azurite and Silver Overlay Shadowbox Pendant

azurite overlay.10Azurite and Silver Overlay Shadowbox Pendant

Bright blue and deep blue tops this polished and matte silver shadowbox overlay hollow form pendant.

Modern feminine smooth line and fluid shape.

Hand-carved silver. One-of-a-kind hand-crafted piece. Approximately 2 1/2 inches long, 3/4 inch wide, 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back – Matagi Sorensen.

Azurite and Silver Overlay Shadowbox Pendant

Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival – Juried Show

I have been invited to represent the Yavapai-Apache Nation at the Eiteljorg Museum next week, on June 22nd and June 23rd, for the 2013 Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival. The event will feature top Native American artists from around the country.

I will be displaying several new designs at the festival! I’m really happy with these new pieces.

eiteljorg-museum-of-american-indians-and-western-art“The Eiteljorg collects and preserves high-quality Western art and Native American art and cultural objects. Its collection includes artists such as T.C. Cannon, N. C. Wyeth, Andy Warhol, Georgia O’Keeffe, Allan Houser, Frederic Remington, Charles Russell and Kay WalkingStick. The institution’s contemporary Native art collection has been ranked among the world’s best.”

The Eiteljorg Museum is in Indianapolis, located at 500 West Washington St., at the intersection of West and Washington streets, in White River State Park (WRSP). The museum is within walking distance of Lucas Oil Stadium, the Indiana Convention Center and Circle Center Mall.

The show has an entrance fee of $10.00, kids 17 and under enter free.

If you happen to be in Indiana, come on out for a visit!