Story Behind The Stands Firm T-Shirt

Story Behind The Stands Firm T-Shirt
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Best Selling T-Shirt At Powwows!

Here’s the story behind this T-Shirt:

Many years ago I created a clay/mixed media Native American art mask that I really loved, loved more than many of my other creations. I named the piece Stands Firm. I eventually sold this mask to the Heard Museum Store in Phoenix, Arizona. I was happy to sell to the museum store but sad to let the piece go. I photograph all my art creations and started playing around with a photograph of Stands Firm. I kept wishing that maybe I should have kept Stands Firm for my own private collection. I decided to give that work of art a continued life by converting it’s image to black and white creating a different version but basically the same. Someone suggested I print that image on a T-Shirt. I decided to print the image on a black shirt to maintain the striking contrast of the black and white version.

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Categories: Arts & Crafts, Native Art

About Author

Becky Olvera Schultz

Becky Olvera Schultz is an artist and photographer whose background includes journalism, advertising and marketing. She has been in involved with the powwow circuit for several years, participating as a vendor and as a member of powwow planning committees. For more information on Becky, visit her art site at www.native-expressions.com