2022 Haudenosaunee Art Show. Images depict 2021 artist submissions

Online Exhibit Coming Soon

Ganondagan is pleased to announce its sixth juried Hodinöhsö:ni’ Art Show to be exhibited at the Seneca Art & Culture Center – during our Indigenous Winter Arts Market on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 followed by an online exhibit. Guided tours of the show will be offered at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM during the Indigenous Winter Arts Market.

Selected Haudenosaunee artists in the six divisions of: Beadwork, Basketry, Traditional Arts, Fine Art 2D, Fine Art 3D, and Photography will have their artwork on exhibit and available for sale. (First Place - $1,250; Second Place - $750; Third Place - $500*; Best in Show - $2,500).

This show is made possible by the generous support of the Thaw Charitable Trust
* Please note that the rules included with the application state that 3rd place is $400, the correct prize amount is $500

2022 Results

Best in Show: New Beginnings by Samantha Jacobs (Seneca, Turtle Clan) & Hayden Haynes (Seneca, Deer Clan)

1st Place Basketry: Keeper of the Wampum by Ronni-Leigh Goeman (Onondaga, Eel Clan) & Stonehorse Goeman (Tonawanda Seneca, Hawk Clan)

2nd Place Basketry: Blue Criss Cross Basket by Holly Pyke (Akwesasne Mohawk / Snipe)

3rd Place Basketry: Blue Waves Basket by Holly Pyke (Akwesasne Mohawk / Snipe)

1st Place Beadwork: Pyramid Purse by Jessica Hernandez (Kanienkehaka- Mohawk/ Bear Clan)

2nd Place Beadwork: Haudenosaunee Tree of Peace Bag: Uplifting Sk^:na (Peace) in 2022: The Year of Genocide by Sayokla Kindness-Williams (On^yote?a:ka of the Duck Creek- Oneida, WI)

3rd Place Beadwork: A Story in Beads of "The Disrupted Souls of our Children." by Sheila M Escobar (Mohawk, Turtle Clan)

Honorable Mention Beadwork: Springtime by Mary Jacobs (Seneca Nation, Turtle Clan)

1st Place Fine Art 2D: Bobby by Luanne Redeye (Seneca, Hawk Clan)

2nd Place Fine Art 2D: Grandmother Moon by Bruce Boots (Akwesasne Mohawk, Bear Clan)

3rd Place Fine Art 2D: One Dish by Brandon Lazore (Onondaga/Mohawk, Snipe Clan)

Honorable Mention Fine Art 2D: Giving Thanks to our Creator by Barry Powless (Onondaga, Eel Clan)

1st Place Fine Art 3D: Emergence by Natasha Smoke Santiago (Mohawk)

2nd Place Fine Art 3D: Something Precious by Ronni-Leigh Goeman (Onondaga, Eel Clan) & Stonehorse Goeman (Tonawanda Seneca, Hawk Clan)

3rd Place Fine Art 3D: Awakening the Seeds by Katsitsionni Fox (Kanienkeha:ka - Mohawk, Bear Clan)

Honorable Mention Fine Art 3D: Gender Reveal by Katsitsionni Fox (Kanienkeha:ka - Mohawk, Bear Clan)

1st Place Photography: Realization-The Story of the Corn Husk Doll by Hayden Haynes (Seneca, Deer Clan)

2nd Place Photography: This Is Us - Life on the Water by Marjorie Skidders (Mohawks of Akwesasne, Bear Clan)

3rd Place Photography: Kanonhsine - She is Leading the House by Ciele Kanonhsatiron (Mohawk)

1st Place Traditional Art: The Good Medicine Between Us by Natasha Smoke Santiago (Mohawk)

2nd Place Traditional Art: Turtle Island Vessel by Roger Perkins (Akwesasne Mohawk, Bear Clan)

3rd Place Traditional Art: The Ones They Wanted Gone by Niio Perkins (Akwesasne Mohawk, Bear Clan) & Isabella Thompson (Mohawk, Bear Clan)

Honorable Mention Traditional Art: Seed Saver by Adriana Poulette (Oneida/Mi'kmaw, Wolf Clan)

Our 2022 art show featured $17,500 in prizes

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Help support Haudenosaunee arts & cultural programing by donating to Friends of Ganondagan.

"As a connoisseur, the Hodinöhsö:ni′ Art Show at Ganondagan is an opportunity to view beautifully created unique works of Art. As an artist, the show presents the perfect space to network with potential clients and collections managers, both are opportunities that shouldn’t be missed." 

-Samantha Jacobs (Seneca)

“We encourage all Haudenosaunee artists to submit the finest examples of their work. Our prize money is exceptional and remember all art must be for sale. This is a great opportunity!”

-Pete Jemison (Seneca), Site Manager

"Hope to see all the talented Haudenosaunee artists at this year's Ganondagan art show.  It's only a few hours away, many new categories and great prize money."

-Ronni Leigh Goeman (Onondaga)