Instrument of Change: Jim Schoppert Retrospective Exhibition, 1947-1992

October 3, 1999 – February 6, 2000

National Museum of the American Indian George Gustav Heye Center
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY

Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

The work of Tlingit artist James Schoppert (1947-1992) is showcased in this exhibition of 50 objects, which include carvings, masks, and poetry. This retrospective celebrates the innovative art of Schoppert, an artist who challenged the traditional norms of Tlinget art while at the same time serving as a spokesperson for all contemporary Alaskan Native artists.

Organized by the Anchorage Museum of History and Art.