- Miami Tribe of Oklahoma
- Award winning artist- beading for over 45 year
- Educator- corporate lecturer, elementary, secondary and university level educational programs, documentary films
Katrina Mitten is a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, an award winning artist-- beading for over 45 years. Katrina has practiced traditional Great Lakes embroidery style native beadwork through study of family heirlooms, museum collections and practice. The imagery she creates is inspired by the world around her. Her works have been acquired by the Miami Tribe, national museums and private collectors. Illustrating the value she places on education, Katrina has been a corporate lecturer, contributed to elementary, secondary and university level educational programs, and featured in documentary films.
“My teachers are the beadworkers of the past.”
Available for Purchase
Beaded floral bag, highlighting the honey bee with amber 1940's cut glass cabochon, bone hair pipe and inspirational stamped discs. Wrapped beaded handle.
10 Original Clans of My People
Great Lakes style embroidery beadwork on traditional form bandolier bag, featuring contemporary imagery of the original Miami clans, bringing together past and present.
45" with strap X 15" X 1/4"
Necklace and Earring Set
White Buffalo and Black Onyx with glass and silver beads, size 11 seed beads
Vest - Wild Grape
Womans size Medium (8-10), wool with cotton lining, Wild Grape design size 11 seed beads
Vest - Tulip Tree
Womans size Medium (8-10), wool with cotton lining, Tulip Tree design size 11 seed beads
Vest - abstract cactus
Womans size Medium (8-10), wool with cotton lining, abstract cactus design size 11 seed beads