Art market focuses on indigenous creations

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Wyoming’s first-ever art market exclusively featuring work by indigenous artists will be held this weekend on the St. John’s Episcopal Church lawn.

The Jackson Indigenous Art Market will bring together creators from around the region to display and sell their wares in a context that focuses solely on the culture of the historic nations of this area. The idea for the event came out of “Grounded,” an internationally touring exhibition of indigenous art, curated by Robert Martinez of the Northern Arapaho Tribe. Martinez had long had a dream of doing a native, indigenous art market, according to St. John’s Associate Rector Rev. Mary Erickson.

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