Meet the 2020 Individual Artist Award recipients

Every year Rasmuson Foundation recognizes some of Alaska's best artists with Individual Artist Awards. Learn who is receiving an award this year — and how they plan to use the money to grow as an artist.


Tlingit master carver Price is 2020 Distinguished Artist

Wayne Price is renowned for the artistry and precision of his formline work. He has restored and duplicated historic totem poles and structures as well as created numerous original designs. He helped revive the knowledge and techniques required to carve traditional oceangoing canoes. Price also teaches traditional arts as a path to healing, sobriety and well-being.

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