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Paige Pettibon
Visual Artist
IG Handle: Plain_to_sea, Paige_Pettibon



Curriculum Visual Design, Muckleshoot Tribal School - Contracted Illustrator
August 2021- Present
Supported the Muckleshoot Tribal School Curriculum Department as an illustrator, and visual identity creator. 



Evergreen State College, Tacoma, WA -Native Pathways Program- Bachelors.
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021.

PARC Artist Training Cohort & Permanent Public Art Projects -Tacoma, WA.   
Spring 2020.

Tacoma Community College, Tacoma, WA - Associates of Arts.
January  2013 - June 2019.
Graduated with a 3.7 GPA.

Lushootseed Language Institute- University of Washington, Tacoma, WA -Certificate of completion.
40 hour course - August 2017.
As a student, I learned Lushootseed pronunciation, grammar, and conversation. 


Edmonds Mural Project- Murals for the city of Edmonds, January 2023. 


Native Art Mart: Tacoma Studio Tours at Indigo Studios -Tacoma, Washington.
Bringing together local Indigenous artists to share their work with the Tacoma community.
December 14th & 15th, 2019.

Family day: Celebrate Indigenous Artists! -Fab-5 HQ, 1120 South 11th Street, Tacoma, WA 98405.
Learning Lushootseed through storytelling with Kayla Guyett. Families in the community coming together for a hands-on learning day led by Native American artists. Curated by Kimberly Corinne Deriana (Mandan/ Hidatsa) and Asai Tail (Cherokee).

Native Art Mart: Tacoma Studio Tours at Alma Mater - Tacoma, Washington.
Showcasing local Indigenous artists and craftsman for the community event under Tacoma studio tours for Tacoma art month.
October 12th & 13th, 2019.

Indigenous Literature Grant - Chief Leschi Schools.
100 hand painted illustrations for 10 Lushootseed Language books. collaboration with Authors Kayla Guyett. Published August 2019. 

Yehaw’ Show - King Street Station.
An Indigenous project that includes mentorship, event partnership, exhibition, etc. 2018-2019. Curators Asai Tail (Cherokee), Tracy Rector (Choctaw/Seminole), Satpreet Kahlon.

Columbia City Gallery - Women's Work Exhibition.
February 23rd-March 23rd, 2019.

Tacoma Gallery “For Tacoma” Exhibit - Alma Mater
January 5th - February 28th, 2019.

Sharing Blankets Exhibition - Wallowa Homeland, Oregon.
Shared exhibition of five fiber artists, May 25th, 2019. Curated by Britt Rynearson.

Yehaw’ Show “Lifting the Sky” Fashion show - Seattle Art Museum
Indigenous pop-up market, May 2nd, 2019. Curated by Lisa Fruichantie (Seminole/Mvskoke-creek).

Tacoma Gallery “For Tacoma” Exhibit - Alma Mater
January 5th - February 28th, 2019. Curated by Jane and Jason Sobottka.

Yehaw’ Show Mentorship - Tacoma Cohort
Participated as a mentee in the Tacoma Cohort led by visual artist RYAN! Fedderson 2018.

Yehaw’ Show Native Art Market - Tacoma Studio Tours
Pop up market inside Tacoma’s  Alma Mater lobby, October 2018.

Tacoma Recycling Bins -Tacoma Recycling 
This project was to design 3 images with respect to Tacoma’s culture and landscape, March 2020.

“Rhoda”- Art Exhibit at 950 GALLERY
A show that units family and identity through multiple mediums and artists of the same blood-line. This exhibit will be open to the public from March 5th-April 16th 2020. 

Black Lives Matter Posters - Posters For Activism

This project focused on the solidarity of the Black and Indigenous community. Summer 2020.

“ALL IN WA”- Theo Chocolate Bar Collaboration
For this project, I was commissioned to create designs that represent Washington Tribes. This project helped support those in Washington impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. 2020.

Rise Resist Reclaim Posters - A Indigenous People’s Day Posters
Commission for the Seattle Canoes Affinity Group. October 12th, 2020.

Land Acknowledgment Mural - Alma Mater
A collaboration between Alma Mater, Puyallup Tribal Language Department, and Paige Pettibon. January 2021.

Basket Tradition Mural - MadArt Gallery, April 2021.

Wetlands Mural - North Seattle College
A collaboration between North Seattle College and students attending the ART 204 course, and Paige Pettibon. March 2021.

The Kraken Iceplex Mural - Starbucks
Commission mural by the Starbucks Community Store Arts Program team, hand painted by Ira Coyne. September 2021.


Vaccinated Campaign - Puyallup Tribal Health Authority
Four digital illustrations promoting the Puyallup Tribe community to be well informed about  safe vaccine information. September 2021.


“Ancestors Know Who We Are” - Virtual Exhibition for the National Museum of the American Indian, Spring 2022.


Distinguished Summer Artist - Summer art workshop for the Banks Center for Education Justice at the University of Washington, July 2022. 


Native Portraiture: Power and Perception Exhibition- Tacoma Art Museum, Spring 2022-Present

Changing the Conversation: Artists' Books, Zines and Broadsides From The Collins Memorial Library Collection, August 12th- December 14, 2022. 



Jewelry making.
Watercolor painting.
Acrylic painting.

Oil painting.

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