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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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Many years ago I created a clay/mixed media Native American art mask that I really loved, loved more than many of my other creations. I named the piece Stands Firm. I eventually sold this mask to the Heard Museum Store in Phoenix, Arizona. I was happy to sell to the museum store but sad to […]
A few of my Native American inspired canvas prints, mixed media and photo transfers were recently displayed locally. It’s always fun to put some of my art work up in the community in small venues that support local artists. I was the first to exhibit art at Showtime Pizzeria’s new location in Aptos for 2 […]
Becky will be a vendor at the Museum of the American Indian’s Native American Trade Feast, which is celebrating their 50th year. Museum of the American Indian is one of the museum’s where Becky had an exhibit a few years back, Masks of the Americas. She will have a booth displaying her photography, art t-shirts, […]
I was honored to be one of the people interviewed by Cecily Hilleary for an article on powwows for Voice of America News, an international multimedia broadcaster with service in more than 40 languages, serving a weekly global audience of 236.6 million. VOA provides news, information, and cultural programming through the Internet, mobile and social […]