This list indexes notable artists and writers from Alaska. The definition of an artist is wide-ranging and covers a broad spectrum of Activities to do with creating Art, practicing the Arts and/or demonstrating A writer is anyone who creates a written work although the word usually designates those who write creatively or professionally as well as those who have written in many different forms Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent
This article refers to the Alaskan cartoonist for others by the same name see also Jamie Smith Jamie Smith ( James T Dana Stabenow (born March 27 1952) is an American author who has produced science fiction mystery and most recently a novel based on modern piracy and international Velma Wallis (born 1960 is an Athabascan Indian and bestselling U
- William D. Berry (1926-1979) painter, cartoonist
- Tom Bodett commentator, author
- Nora Marks Dauenhauer author
- Claire Fejes (1920-1998) artist, writer
- C. "Rusty" Heurlin (1895-1986) painter
- Michio Hoshino photographer
- Kevin Johansen (b. William D Berry or Bill Berry ( May 20, 1926 –1979 was an influential Alaskan artist known for his Wildlife sketches Tom Bodett (pronounced "Boh-DETT" born February 23, 1955 in Champaign Illinois) is an American Author, Voice actor Nora Marks Dauenhauer (born 1927 is an American poet and short-story writer and a scholar of the language and traditions of the Tlingit aboriginal nation in Alaska Claire Specht Fejes (1920–October 1998 was born in New York and trained in Anatomy, stone-carving and Sculpture at the Newark Museum, Magnus Colcord "Rusty" Heurlin (b July 5 1895, Christanstad, Sweden - d was a famous Japanese-born nature photographer Called one of the most accomplished nature photographers of our time and compared to Ansel Adams, Hoshino specialized in photographing Kevin Johansen ( Fairbanks Alaska, 1964 is an Argentine - American rock Musician. 1964 in Fairbanks), Latin pop musician.
- Joan Arend Kickbush (1926-2006) painter
- Jewel Kilcher (b. Joan Arend Kickbush, born March 23 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and died June 16 2006 in Delafield Wisconsin was a popular Alaska Artist Jewel Kilcher (born May 23, 1974) is an American Singer-songwriter, actress, and Poet, generally known just by her 1974), singer-songwriter. Though born in Utah, she was raised on a farm in Homer. The State of Utah (ˈjuːtɔː or) is a western state of the United States.
- Sara King (b. Sara J King (b1982 is an Alaskan Science fiction writer residing with her husband and dog in Eagle River Alaska. 1982) author
- Sydney Laurence (1865-1940) painter
- Megan Lindholm AKA Robin Hobb (b. Sydney Mortimer Laurence (1865–1940 was a Romantic landscape painter and is widely considered one of Robin Hobb is the second Pen name of novelist Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden (born 1952 in California) who produces primarily Fantasy fiction Robin Hobb is the second Pen name of novelist Margaret Astrid Lindholm Ogden (born 1952 in California) who produces primarily Fantasy fiction 1952), author of a number of fantasy literature series.
- Fredrick Machetanz (1908-2002) painter
- Ray Mala actor
- Ronald Senungetuk silversmith, sculptor
- Robert W. Service (1874-1958), Alaskans' most well-loved poet, though he actually lived slightly over the border in the Canadian Yukon Territory. Fred Machetanz (1908 – October 6 2002) was an Alaskan painter who first came to the territory in 1935 when he traveled to Unalakleet to visit Ray Mala (1906-1952 is the first Native American movie star and is the most prolific film star that the state of Alaska has thus far produced Ronald Senungetuk (born 1933 is an Inupiat Artist originally from Wales Alaska who works primarily in wood and metal Robert William Service ( January 16, 1874 &ndash September 11, 1958) was a poet and writer
- Tom Sexton (b. Tom Sexton (born 1940) is an Alaskan poet and scholar who became Alaska's Poet Laureate. 1940) poet
- Jamie Smith (196?- ) cartoonist, printmaker
- Dana Stabenow author
- Velma Wallis author
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