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Allison Lee “Snowhawk”

A list of Allison Snowhawk Lee’s awards fills a good chunk of a coffee-table-book-size page – in small print. Basically self-taught, he started by resetting a turquoise for his mother, at the age of 14. His memories of a childhood out on the rez are often inspirations for his work, but he is noted for beautifully contemporary work. “I get ideas from the old, and then try to come up with something new.”
He says,”Successful to me is just being happy and making sure my family is fed and clothed.” Nevertheless, his is a major and versatile talent.that has been widely recognized and honored.