About the artist
For more than 30 years, Susan Malutin, master skin sewer, has been at the forefront of revitalizing Alutiiq culture and art in Alaska.
In 2003, her art and efforts were recognized by the Alaska Federation of Natives with the President’s Award for Tradition Bearer. In 2006, she received the Margaret Nick Cooke Award for Alaska Native Arts through the Governor’s Awards for the Arts.
She received an honorary degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage in spring 2021.
Artwork by Susan Malutin
This art was purchased through the Alaska Art Fund managed by Museums Alaska.