Pyramid Lake Paiute
Title of Work
Seed beads and smoked buckskin
Native North American Art Collection.
On Display: American Indian Studies display case, 2nd floor
Chenoa Williams is a self-taught beadwork artist based in Duluth, Minnesota who primarily grew up on the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation, Nevada.
Williams began catering their craft at a young age by experimenting with different styles, colors, and techniques. they create art that is true to their own vision and they draw from their own experiences. Williams describes their artistic style as contemporary Pan Indigenous Fusion incorporating blood memory.