Prescott Indian Art Market is Happening THIS WEEKEND!

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.

Upcoming Festivals ~ Eiteljorg, Prescott, and Santa Fe!

Eiteljorg 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 artistsContinue reading “Upcoming Festivals ~ Eiteljorg, Prescott, and Santa Fe!”

Red Tree ~ Silver and Copper Shadowbox Slider

Red Tree ~ Silver and Copper Shadowbox Slider This sweet little slider pendant has a silver body with a copper top that is hand-carved and is coated with red enamel. Variations in color and texture on the enamel are due to the hand-crafted process of the piece. Classic Native American technique with a contemporary design.Continue reading “Red Tree ~ Silver and Copper Shadowbox Slider”

Brushed Silver Shadowbox Pendant with Vine Carving

Brushed Silver Shadowbox Pendant with Vine Carving

This brushed silver hollow form pendant with hand-carved vine has a clean modern shape with organic line. The opening of the shadowbox reveals the hollow form structure of the piece as well as shows the process in which it hangs.

Entirely hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind. Approximately two inches long by half an inch wide by one quarter inch deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a 12-strand silver 16″ omega necklace.

I Just Won Second Place in the Jewelry Category at the Prescott Indian Market at the Sharlot Hall Museum!

I am so excited! I was just awarded second-prize in the Jewelry Category at the 16th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market! It feels great! My Reticulated Silver Hollow Form Necklace won the prize. It feels so good when hard work pays off. This necklace has seven hollow pieces of reticulated silver strung on a hand-wovenContinue reading “I Just Won Second Place in the Jewelry Category at the Prescott Indian Market at the Sharlot Hall Museum!”

Show this Weekend at the Sharlot Museum in Prescott ~ 16th Annual Prescott Indian Market

I’m excited to be showing new designs at the 16th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market this weekend at the Sharlot Hall Museum in Prescott.

This is a juried show and one of the Southwest’s premier Indian-art markets.
Come visit! It would be great to see you there.

Hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday.

The Sharlot Hall Museum is located in the heart of downtown Prescott, two blocks west of the Courthouse Plaza at 415 W. Gurley Street. Admission prices are $10 for Adults (18 and over) and $8 for Museum Members (18 and over). Those aged 17 and under are free.

Inner Fire and Spark ~ Double Bead Necklace

Another one of my “Parent and Child” pieces, this necklace is comprised of two highly polished silver and copper shadowbox beads. The copper is reddened by heating to a very high temperature, and depending on the angle and the lighting, may look purplish maroon to a deep orange red.

The beads may be worn together, or separately, allowing for three different looks.

Signed on the back. Entirely hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind.

This was the first item to sell at the Prescott Indian Art Market last weekend.

Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache artist and jewelry designer.

New Work LIVE at Prescott Indian Art Market – this weekend!

I’m showing my work at the Sharlott Museum in this weekend – July 14th and 15th. I’ve got some new pieces in the show – come by for a visit!

The Prescott Indian Art Market is a JURIED SHOW and all work is hand-crafted.

Below is a sample of some of the work being shown – I’ll have serigraph prints and etchings on Sunday!

Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache artist from Verde Valley, Arizona.

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