MATTED ART CARDS BY TLINGIT MASTER ARTIST ISRAEL SHOTRIDGE
As a highly skilled Master in Carving, Engraving, and Formline Design Israel ’s artwork has been sought after for decades by collectors wishing to acquire the finest in traditional Tlingit artistry.
Tlingit Master Artist/Carver Israel Shotridge was born and raised in Ketchikan, Alaska. He is a member of the Bear (Teikweidee) Clan of the Tongass (Taantakwan) Tribe. His Tlingit name is Kinstaádaál - The Bear that is Standing Up.
For over 35 years Shotridge has been creating traditional and contemporary artworks for public, private and corporate Native art collections world wide including: monumental totem poles, house screens, carved panels, canoes, ceremonial objects and engraved silver and gold jewelry.