Winners of the 2017 Indian Fair & Market Juried Competition


Best of Show and Best of Classification — Baskets
First Place — Baskets, Natural Fibers and Cultural Forms
Don Johnston (Qagan Tayagungin), “Qagaxtag (Love)”












Best of Classification — I  Jewelry and Lapidary Work
First Place — Bracelets and buckles
Olin Tsingine (Navajo), “Morning Dew”




Best of Classification — II Pottery
First Place — Any design with native materials, kiln-fired
Al Qoyawayma (Hopi), 3-Sided Polychrome Vase













Best of Classification — III Paintings, Drawings, Graphics, Photography
First Place — Photography
Zoe Urness (Tlingit), “No Spiritual Surrender”



Best of Classification — IV Pueblo Carvings
First Place — Contemporary Carved Dolls
Mavasta Honyouti (Hopi), “Strength and Beauty”














Best of Classification — V Sculpture
First Place — Other media (ceramic, glass, wood, woven fabric)
Nathan Hart (Cheyenne), “Morning Vessel”




Best of Classification — VI Weavings and Textiles
First Place — Regional style weavings/19th Century revival style weavings
Barbara Teller Ornelas (Navajo), “My Mother’s Legacy”

Best of Classification — VII Diverse Art Forms
First Place — Functional objects
Glenda McKay (Ingalik-Athabascan/Cook Inlet Region), “High Standing”




Best of Classification — IX Personal Attire
First Place — Fashion
ShoSho Esquiro (Kaska), “Ascension”















Best of Classification — X Beadwork and Quillwork
First Place — Cradleboards, beaded dolls, bottles, and all other subjects
Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty (Assiniboine/Sioux), “Woyuoniha





Cutting-Edge (Conrad House Award)
Best of Class
Marlowe Katoney (Navajo),
“Avis Radius”


Andy Eisenberg Award for Contemporary Jewelry
Michael Roanhorse (Navajo), “Gathering at Daybreak”



Junior Division Best of Show
Spenser Stanaland (Navajo), “Santa Fe Tourist”