Winners of the 2023 Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market Juried Competition

Best of Show and Best of Classification XI – Open Standards
Raynard Scott (Navajo), “Dinetah-Poly”


Best of Classification I – Jewelry and Lapidary Work
Best of Division J – Bolos
Denise Wallace (Aleut), “My Brother, The Seal”

Best of Classification II – Pottery
Best of Division B – Unpainted, polished, no external design, includes ribbed (Melon) or undecorated forms, native clay, hand built, fired out-of-doors
Jared Tso (Navajo), Red and White Rippled Jar

Best of Classification III – 2-Dimensional Art
Best of Division E – Photography
Idyllwild Arts Imagination Award

Eugene Tapahe (Navajo), “Strength and Dignity”

Best of Classification IV – Pueblo Carvings
Best of Division B – Contemporary carved figures, including sculptures
Arthur Holmes, Jr. (Hopi), “Coming Together As One–Mud Head & Tuhuve (paralyzed)

Best of Classification V – Sculpture
Best of Division C – Other Media
Leon Misak Kinneeveauk (Inupiaq), “Wind of the Arctic”

Best of Classification VI – Weavings and Textiles
Best of Division B – Contemporary style weavings
Phil Singer (Dine), “Pure Chaos”

Best of Classification VII – Diverse Art Forms
Innovation Award
Victoria Adams (Southern Cheyenne/Arapaho), “Carries the Fire”

Conrad House Innovation Award
Mark Taho (Hopi/Dine), “Blessings”


Indian Arts & Crafts Association Commemorative Award
Adrian Pinnecoose (Navajo/Southern Ute), “Celestial Beauty”