Glenda McKay: Artist Talk, Reception, and Open Studio

2013 Ronald and Susan Dubin Native Artist Fellow

Artist Talk, SAR Boardroom and the Dubin Studio

Thursday, August 8, 2013, 5:30–7:00 pm, Free

Ingalik-Athabascan miniature doll maker Glenda McKay is best known for the intricate attention to detail she pays to each of her pieces. Since arriving at SAR, she has been working on a doll scene called “Basket Maker.” Please join us to hear about her artwork and her experience as the 2013 Ronald and Susan Dubin Native Artist Fellow. The evening will conclude with a visit to the Dubin Studio to see Glenda’s work, which will be for sale.

“Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKay“Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayWhale bone, polar bear fur, garnets, fossilized ivory, seal skin, beaver fur, porcupine quill, mammoth ivory, beads, and whale baleen. Photograph by Jennifer DayDetail of “Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayDetail of “Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayWhale bone, polar bear fur, garnets, walrus ivory, seal skin, beaver fur, porcupine quill, mammoth ivory, beads, and whale baleen. Photograph by Jason S. OrdazDetail of “Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayDetail of “Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayWhale bone, polar bear fur, garnets, walrus ivory, seal skin, beaver fur, porcupine quill, mammoth ivory, beads, and whale baleen. Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz
“Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayDetail of “Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKayDetail of “Shaman Talks” (2006) by Glenda McKay
Detail of “Rain Parka” (2013) by Glenda McKayDetail of “Rain Parka” (2013) by Glenda McKayWalrus stomach, bleached seal skin, caribou sinew, beads, and porcupine quills. Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz“Oh Great One” (2009) by Glenda McKay“Oh Great One” (2009) by Glenda McKaySeal skin, moose hide, walrus ivory, mammoth ivory, beads, porcupine quills. Photograph by Jason S. Ordaz2013 Dubin Native artist fellow Glenda McKay at work in the Dubin Studio2013 Dubin Native artist fellow Glenda McKay at work in the Dubin StudioPhotograph by Jason S. Ordaz
Detail of “Rain Parka” (2013) by Glenda McKay“Oh Great One” (2009) by Glenda McKay2013 Dubin Native artist fellow Glenda McKay at work in the Dubin Studio