Paige Pettibon

Visual and Fiber Artist

Etsy Shop: Plain to Sea Jewelry

IG Handle: Plain_to_sea


Lushootseed Language Institute, University of Washington — Co-Instructor

August 12th, 2019 - August 23rd 2019

Supported the Puyallup Language Department as a co-instructor, as well as collaborated on building curriculum. 

Chief Leschi Schools, Puyallup — Para Educator

October  2016 - June  2018

Work with the indigenous community, support student growth and achievement, designed and participate in multicultural competency professional development, ensure a safe and welcoming environment for students, supported teachers in documenting and managing behaviors to maintain a productive learning environment. 


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. 


“Rhoda”— Solo Art Exhibit at 950 GALLERY

This exhibit will be open to the public March 5th-April 16th, 2020.

Native Art Mart

Celebrating Indigenous Arts and Culture.

Indigo Studios 1114 Court E, Tacoma, Washington.

December 14th and 15th 2019.

Puyallup Tribal Language Department's Traditional Storytelling night-The Hunting Monster. Role as Tree. Song and dance.

Spirit House 2209 East 32nd Street, Tacoma, Washington.

November 13th, 2019.

Yehaw' show collaboration with Tacoma Pubic Library.- "Family Day: celebrate Indigenous Artists!"

Fab-5 HQ 1120 south 11th Street, Tacoma, Washington

November 10th, 2019.

Lacey Timberland Library- Coil Basket workshop and Lushootseed Storytime.

Collaboration with Kayla Guyett. 

October 25th, 2019.

Puyallup Tribal Language Department's Traditional Storytelling night-Basket Orgess. Role as 1 of 4 Basket ogresses, Lushootseed explaination of "haboo". Song and Dance.

Spirit House 2209 East 32nd Street, Tacoma, Washington.

October 23rd, 2019.

Tacoma Studio Tours at Alma Mater— Tacoma, Washington

Coordinating the indigenous pop up market for October 12th-13th 2019. 

City of Tacoma: artTown- Artist2Artist: Philip Red Eagle & Paige Pettibon.


Publish October 11th, 2019.

King 5's New Day Northwest interview: Tacoma Reads gives platform to urban native artist.


October 10th, 2019.

Puyallup Tribal Language Department's Traditional Storytelling night- Little Silver Salmon. Role as Big Silver Salmon. Song and dance.

Spirit House 2209 East 32nd Street, Tacoma, Washington.

September 25th, 2019.

Indegenous Literature Grant— Chief Leschi Schools

Hand painted 100 illustrations for 10 Lushootseed Language books. collaboration with Authors Kayla Guyett. Published August 2019. 

Yehaw’ Show— King Street Station

An Indegenous project that includes mentorship, event partnership, exhibition, etc. 2018-2019.

Sharing Blankets Exhibition — Wallowa Homeland, Oregon

Shared exhibition of five fiber artist, May 25th 2019.

Yehaw’ Show “Lifting the Sky” Fashion show— Seattle Art Museum

Indegenous pop up market, May 2nd 2019.

Columbia City Gallery: Women's work exhibition.

February 23rd-March 23rd, 2019.

Tacoma Gallery “For Tacoma” Exhibit— Alma Mater

January 5th - February 28th 2019.

Yehaw’ Show Mentorship— Tacoma Cohort

Participated as a mentee in the Tacoma Cohort led by visual artist RYAN! Fedderson 2018.

Daybreak Star Culture Center- Blue Jay Brings Back the Moon. Vendor.

November 17th, 2018.

Yehaw’ Show Native Art Market— Tacoma Studio Tours. Vendor.

Pop up market inside Tacoma’s  Alma Mater lobby, October 2018.


  • Sewing and embroidery.

  • Weaving (natural and unnatural materials)

  • Beading (flat stitch, tube, etc)

  • Printmaking

  • Jewelry making

  • Drawing

  • Portraits

  • Watercolor painting.

  • Acrylic painting.

  • Experienced at teaching art to all age groups.

  • Proficient in Lushootseed Language.