Brenda Solis, a.k.a. BS Native Girl, is an artist from the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe. Raven Stealing the Sun is acrylic on wood panel. Dimensions: 60” x 30”.
She is known for her creativity in many mediums: carving, beading, weaving, acrylic painting, jewelry, totems and masks. She allows her pieces to talk to her, let her know what she is to create. She’s known for traditional and non-traditional forms. Either way, beauty is revealed.
She attended art classes at Northwest Native College along with classes her tribe offered to tribal community members. She also follows many Native artists on the web.
One of her most proud creations is (Healthy Steps) totem pole, which stands along the walkway on the main road of the PGST reservation.