The first-ever major retrospective of a Wabanaki artist in a fine art museum in the United States, Jeremy Frey: Woven is a groundbreaking exhibition in contemporary and Indigenous art.

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Jeremy Frey (Passamaquoddy, born 1978), Observer, 2022, ash, birchbark, sweetgrass, porcupine quill, and dye, 13 ½ x 10 ½ x 10 ½ inches. Collection of Carole Katz, California. © Jeremy Frey. Image courtesy Eric Stoner

Opening today, May 24, at the Portland Museum of Art, the exhibit features more than 50 baskets made from natural materials like black ash and sweetgrass. Woven presents a comprehensive collection that spans a career of more than two decades.


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Jeremy Frey. Courtesy the artist and Karma. Photo by Max Lee-Russell

These works are intricate, mesmerizing, and expressive, emphasizing Frey’s prodigious skill and prolific creative output that honors and transforms one of the oldest art forms in the northeast.  For more information, visit the Portland Museum of Art.