Image by Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie (Seminole/Muskogee/Dine)

How can an artist separate and dissect their expressions from the life that they live? Art for me is my life and everything that I do with my life.”
— Pura Fe Crescioni

PURA FE CRESCIONI

 

TRIBE: Tuscarora

MEDIUM: Singer, Performer

LOCATION: Carrboro, NC

 

2000 COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD HONOREE

2004 ARTISTS IN BUSINESS LEADERSHIP FELLOW

 

“The entire purpose of my art is the regeneration of traditional music, clothing, instruments and other “art forms” in a contemporary tribal world. The traditional then becomes the contemporary and the cycle merely continues. In a similar way, I don't know that my work passes things on but may only reawaken and reaffirm things that the youth, for example, already know but may not had the opportunity to express yet. How can an artist separate and dissect their expressions from the life that they live? Art for me is my life and everything that I do with my life.” – Pura Fe Crescioni