(1st Place – Textile/Fiber Design)
Title of Art Piece: Local Flavor
Category: Textile/Fiber Design
Student/Artist’s Name: Veronica Buness
School: Thunder Mountain High School
Artist Statement: I was inspired by the abundant cultures of Alaska. The Tlingit inspired designs on these shoes were first created and drawn using Adobe Illustrator software and a Wacom tablet. I transferred the design onto the shoes, and painted the design with acrylic paint.