Explore our gallery's ever-growing range of fine art and jewelry from the Southwest, Plains, First Nations and Alaska Native artists. Rich in tradition, contemporary ideas and renewed perspectives, our superb artists--from museum quality masters to innovative new talent--continue to offer positive energy and beauty to art lovers worldwide. Enjoy our fine art gallery for Native American Art in beautiful Central Oregon!  

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Featured Artist

Elsie Stone Holiday creates baskets of unparalleled imagination and technique, using hand gathered desert sumac and vibrant dyes. Raven Makes Gallery is honored to have a few precious examples of this artist's works. See additional pieces in our Basketry collection here.

Navajo Basket, by Elsie Stone Holiday, at Raven Makes Gallery
  • Navajo Basket, by Elsie Stone Holiday, at Raven Makes Gallery
  • Navajo Basket, by Elsie Holiday, Butterfly Motif at Raven Makes Gallery
  • Navajo Basket, by Elsie Stone Holiday, at Raven Makes Gallery
  • Navajo Basket, by Elsie Stone Holiday, at Raven Makes Gallery
  • Blue Butterflies and Star Burst Navajo Basket, by Elsie Holiday
  • Blue Butterflies and Star Burst Navajo Basket, by Elsie Holiday

Blue Butterflies and Star Burst Navajo Basket, by Elsie Holiday

$3,400.00

Natural Desert Three-Leaf Sumac Coiled Basket

Butterflies & Star Burst Contemporary Motif

Hand-gathered and split sumac, hand dyed with natural and commercial dyes, meticulously, masterfully handwoven contemporary basket.

  • 20.75 inches diameter  
  • 31 Rounds

By Elsie Holiday, Dine' (Navajo) Master Basket Weaver, Utah

Read Elsie's bio here

Blog posts

The Return of Light

The Return of Light

 In American Indian culture, certain ceremonies follow a particular and proper time for occurrence, dictated by nature, the stars, and celestial events. Many of our artists and jewelers use this time of Winter Solstice to contemplate and prepare for the next season’s designs, orders and shows that happen in the summer months. We are grateful for the ancient respect of interconnectedness with our Earth, Sun, Moon and Stars reflected in much of the art they share with our world.

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The Beauty of Dinétah - Navajo Land

The Beauty of Dinétah - Navajo Land
Jason Parrish's confidence, extremely detailed brushwork and mastery of water-based mediums shows a level of excellence in the process of painting, but it's the imagery and inherent beauty and balance of Diné people, animals and sacred landscapes that allow you to examine the beauty and importance of his Navajo culture and "take you into a world you may never know existed."
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The Great Basin Artist’s Show

Melissa Melero Moose, Paiute Artist

The contemporary Native American Indians of the Great Basin region include highly respected artists. Some of them use strictly traditional imagery and craftsmanship in their work, others combine these aspects with contemporary materials and concepts.  No matter the approach taken, their artistry carries astute cultural and natural understanding of the landscapes of Nevada, California, and Oregon. 

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