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Pete Peterson: Skokomish Carver

Honors/Awards

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HONORS AND AWARDS

 

 

Pete Peterson Sr. has won numerous awards. His work is well known in the Arts Community. Pieces can be found in private collections and in museums in several countries.

 

2010~ Cultural Capital Fellowship: First People's Fund. Rapid City, SD. also awarded in 2006 and 2003  

 

2009~ Washington State Historical Society: "In the Spirit" Ancestral Award Contemporary Northwest Native Arts Exhibit and Art Market Ribbon Award

 

2008~ Folk Arts Fellowship: Washington State Arts Commission by NEA

 

2008~ Governors Heritage Award Washington State

 

2007~ National Native Creative Development Award and National Fund for Folk Art Fellowship Award

 

2006~ Cultural Capital Fellowship plus Artist in Business Fellowship Award: First Peoples Fund. Native Arts Fellowship: Potlatch Fund. Seattle WA

 

2005~ Accepted to 'Te Mata' Indigenous Artist Gathering, Hastings, New Zealand

 

2004~ Honored as Cultural Treasure, BYU Ceremony held at Washington Center for Performing Arts

 

2003~National Award: First Peoples Fund, Community Spirit Award

Resident Artist, University of Puget Sout, Tacoma, WA

Resident Artist, Longhouse Education Center, Evergreen State College, WA

 

2002~ Resident Artist, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma

 

2001~ Resident Artist, Longhouse Education Center, Evergreen State College

2001 ~ Resident Artist, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2000~ Master/Apprentice Award, Washington State Arts Commission

 

1999~ Resident Artist, Longhouse Education Center, Evergreen State College

 

1998~ Resident Artist, Longhouse Education Center, Evergreen State College, WA State Arts Commission Fellow, Master/Apprentice Award

 

1997~ Indian Art North West, Portland, OR. Ribbon Award

 

1994~ Northwest Concepts, Fellow 1994-1996. Sandpoint, Idaho1

 

1987~ House Post - Honoring Peterson family at Skokomish

 

1982~ National Endowment for the Arts *3 Year Project*

 

1981~ Acknowledged and honored at Skokomish for returning the bentwood box