Cultural Affiliation: Alutiiq & Iñupiaq
June Pardue, born in Old Harbor, is a professional multi-media artist with interests in painting, weaving, skin sewing, jewelry making and beading. Her Alutiiq basketry and grass woven socks can be viewed at the Alutiiq Museum, the Wells Fargo Heritage Museum in Anchorage, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, the Autry National Center in Burbank, CA., the Arctic Studies Center in Main, and various other museums.
June’s beadwork can be viewed at the Palmer Historical Museum in Palmer, Alaska, the Alutiiq Museum, the State Museum in Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, and at the Palmer, Alaska Museum. June’s paintings, created with contemporary flare, are sold at the Alutiiq Museum and at venues where June sells her work. She is also an instructor at the annual Machetanz Art Festival at the Matanuska Susitna College and Mat-Su Borough School District.
Learn more about June’s work and check out her pieces here today: