Lil' Birdie on Rawhide
+Hand painted with acrylic on Buffalo rawhide with dentalium and crystal beads..
Katie Bendickson is a Dakhóta artist. Bendickson's work is Inspired by her love for nature and her culture. The designs she creates are interpretations of old Dakhóta floral patterns. Other designs she creates are simply from her personal inspirations from nature. Her Ojibwe, Diné and Ho-Chunk relatives influence her to create designs from their traditional backgrounds as well. Her work is made with traditional materials and contemporary mechanisms.