Sonya Kelliher-Combs

An artist of mixed decent: Iñupiaq from the North Slope of Alaska, Athabascan from the Interior, German and Irish, Sonya Kelliher-Combs uses imagery and symbols that speak about culture and the life of her ancestors, and marginalization and the struggles of Indigenous peoples. She participated in numerous group exhibitions, including at SITE Santa Fe, 2016; Northern Norway Art Museum, 2016; Nordamerika Native Museum, Zurich, 2015; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 2013; National Museum of the American Indian, NYC, 2010; FiveMyles gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2008; Museum of Art & Design, NYC, 2005; Cheongju International Craft Biennial, South

Korea, 2005; and the Arts from the Arctic , Anchorage Museum of History and Art, 1993. Solo exhibitions include the Northern Norway Art Museum, 2018; Institute of American Indian Art, Santa Fe, 2006; Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, 2005; and Alaska State Museum, Juneau, 2001. opens in a new window