Artist in Residence – Katie Ione Craney

Katie Ione Craney is a mixed media artist from Haines, Alaska. Her work deals with loss, survival, and deciphering change in the northern landscape. Working primarily on small sheets of scrap metal, she applies textiles, photographs, line drawings, and silver leaf with encaustic hot wax.
While at NES, Katie is focusing on a series representing transboundary river and mining issues near her home in Southeast, Alaska. She is also experimenting with local materials such as wool, fishing debris, and various found objects. Visit
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