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Colorado Art Science Environment Fellow 2022-23
CASE Artist • Communication Design

Maddie Sanders is a Mvskoke & Mojave artist skilled in various mediums such as graphic design, painting, photography, mural work, and beadwork. Originally from Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Maddie now lives in Durango, Colorado. She completed her Bachelors of Art in Communication Design in May 2021 at Fort Lewis College. Maddie is a Soul of Nations Fellow, Cobell & American Indian College Fund scholarship recipient, United National Indian Tribal Youth 25 Under 25 recipient, and Mvnettvlke Onaya (Youth Visionary) awardee. She is the CEO of an Indigenous contemporary jewelry line - Wotko Moon, and she is also a muralist and painter with works that have been exhibited in various museums in the United States and Europe. Maddie's contributions to uplifting her community have not gone unnoticed. She avidly purses opportunities that can help her and the life of future generations and continuously focuses on the revitalization and renewal of Indigenous arts.