Photo Credit: Sculpture by Smoker Marchand at Spokane Falls

Artists Directory

We are creative, visionary people. We have a strong drive to express ourselves. Our traditional art forms have evolved to combine with many modern techniques, including singing, instrumental music, writing, beadwork, metalwork sculpture, painting and beautiful ribbon skirts. 

Here is a partial list of hard-working Sinixt artists (*now with the ancestors):

Nationally and Internationally recognized for fine arts:

Fine Arts,  (painting, sculpting and photography):
  • Louis Boyd (painter and other media)
  • Jeff Ferguson (fine arts and photography)
  • Shay Finley (painter and other media)
  • Stephanie Marchand (painter)
  • Barry Moses (painter other media)
  • Whitney Moses (tatoos)
  • Emma Noyes (painter, author)
  • Sissy Seymour (painter and other media)

Traditional Artist:

  • Shawn Brigman (sturgeon and dugout canoes; tule mats)
  • Leanne Campbell (master beader and basket weaver)
  • Brian Phillips (flute carver and performer; traditional knives, digging sticks and wood carving)


  • *Jim Boyd (singer songwriter – 15 Native American Music Awards and Smoke Signals movie soundtrack)
  • Tony Louie (singer-songwriter/spoken-word poet; 1 Native American Music Award)


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