Savannah is an Indigenous artist from Ketchikan Alaska. She is Ts'msyen (Wolf Clan), Haida and Nimiipuu.
Savannah is a self taught artist who draws and paints in both traditional and digital formats. She works with formline and ledger art styles to stay close to her cultural identity, to help preserve it for future generations, and to provide the community with affordable art that celebrates Indigenous peoples.
Savannah was the recipient of the Spring 2022 Native American Fellowship from the Ucross Foundation.
Savannah was recently awarded the Harpo Foundation Fellowship for Native American Artists by the Vermont Studio Center. She will be completing a residency there this Fall.
She is also a theatre artist who works at Mount Baker Theatre and for the Theatre & Dance department at WWU. She earned her B.A in Theatre Arts at Western Washington University in 2014 with concentrations in Lighting Design and Dramatic Writing. As a lighting designer she has designed for Mount Baker Theatre, Western Washington University, Village Kidstage Everett, American Theatre Northwest, Bellingham TheatreWorks, Skagit Opera, and other theaters through out the Northwest area.