A little creature emerges very naturally from a perfectly palm-sized piece of dark green and black alabaster. A powerful little carving by Brendon Albers.
3.5" x 2.5" x 1.25"
Brendon Albers is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe who lives and works on a 10-acre property he shares with his father on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Brendon is a First People's Fund 2015 Artist in Business Leadership Fellow and 2016 Cultural Capital Fellow. Working primarily in alabaster, his large-scale stone sculptures have found homes across the country and he welcomes collectors with an annual subscription program. In addition to studio work, Mr Albers works with First Peoples Fund, The Keya Foundation and other organizations to share his passion for art, sense of purpose, suicide prevention and Lakota values with youth through classes and workshops in art and Native traditions. A collection of his work can be seen at the Pine Ridge Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center in Kyle, South Dakota. We are very honored to welcome his involvement with the Pine Ridge Art Center and to feature a few of his smaller works. Contact Brendon Albers on Facebook or by phone at his studio 605-685-1342 or cell 605-407-3140.