Contemporary Museum Quality Native American Style Masks,
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Becky Olvera Schultz creates contemporary art in the Native American and Southwestern theme, specializing in Native American style masks and Southwestern style masks. Her Native American themed masks are not wearable or ceremonial but are her personal representation of indigenous peoples made of clay, painted and adorned. They may be described as portrait masks as they are very life-like; they are her original sculptures, not made from castings taken off a the face of a person.
Her award winning masks have been featured in hundreds of exhibitions, including seven solo museum exhibits. Her masks have been represented in galleries in California, New Mexico, Nevada, Washington, Illinois, Montana, Michigan, Arizona, New York, Colorado and Oregon. Her art has been featured in several publications including Cowboys & Indians, Native Peoples and Wild West Magazine. Her body of art work includes Southwest themed clay and gourd masks, two dimensional mixed media works, serigraphs, rawhide shields, dolls, wall plaques, digital & photographic works. She is significantly known for her Native American style masks which have been the primary focus of her museum exhibits.
This site is part of Becky's Native Expressions Network, which includes her two sister websites. Powwow Power is an informational and resource site providing powwow history, powwow etiquette, free powwow calendar listings and a blog featuring Native issues, news and art. Native Art Gift Shop, with a secure shopping cart, offers some of her art items, native related products, Native Pride caps and native made items from various artisans such as beautiful beaded key chains and earrings.
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This is one of my more recent completed clay/mixed media Native American inspired portrait masks. It is life size with black horsehair and turkey feathers. It is adorned with two porcupine quill medicine wheels in red, blue and yellow with red white heart glass beads and blue white heart glass beads. The earrings are red […]
Local artist Becky Olvera Schultz shares about her Native American artwork: “I’ve been an active artist since 1993. My art is Native American, Indigenous to the Americas and Southwestern in theme. Although I work in many mediums, my specialty is portrait style Native American themed clay art masks and clay or gourd Southwest style masks. […]
Recently my artwork was featured in my 7th museum exhibition, Tribal Voices, an expression of Native American culture combining contemporary artwork with Native American artifacts. Tribal Voices prompted visitors to see the links and continuities within the vast panorama of Native American art and artifacts and to consider it with fresh eyes. The intention was […]