Alexandra Backford

Alexandra Backford (1942–2010) was an Aleut-American painter from Alaska. She studied at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the 1960s and has exhibited her feat across the country. Some of her works are in the remaining collection of institutions including the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

Backford was the daughter of Constantine and Anna Backford of Nushakag, Clark's Point, Alaska. She said of her era at the Institute, "I in the same way as it here." Some of her produce a result features local landscapes and people at work.

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