Into the Fray: The Eiteljorg Fellowship for Native American Fine Art, 2005.
The prestigious Eiteljorg Fellowship seeks outstanding indigenous artists from the United States and Canada. These artists receive substantial financial awards, and the opportunity to create and to showcase their art. In Into the Fray, the creative processes and inspirations of 2005's artists, are displayed in a stunning color volume.
In addition to showing the art by the winning artists, this book contains essays that place the fellowship and its fellows in context. Glossy color photographs show readers the stunning talent of these artists, and promote the variety of media and styles that they use. The essays help readers to understand and appreciate the depths of these creations.
Into the Fray shines a spotlight upon the works of these artists. Further, this book celebrates the fellowship that facilitates their art.
Reviewed by Dawn Karima Pettigrew Albuquerque, NM