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Visually arresting SPIRIT WARRIOR art printed on bison, wall hangings, upholstery, floor rugs will capture the attention of journalists and harness the power of the media; it will catapult Native American culture into an expanded, global universe and draw customers into your resort.
The interior designs of numerous Native American Casinos are enriched by the craftsmanship of his installations. Couches or chairs can become 3-dimensional paintings, in which guests can enjoy a drink or just relax and send selfies.
.Artist and artisan, Ernie Apodaca is Spirit Warrior's furniture maker. Ernie is a member of the Blackfeet Nation. He stands at the apogee of his profession, handcrafting Native American functional artwork for 40 years.
His artistry is all about function, form and comfort.
Ernie hand builds each frame with kiln-dried Alder wood and uses only the finest leather, foam and fabric. Each SPIRIT WARRIOR piece that Ernie crafts is a work of art, which can be adorned with hand tooling reminiscent of fine Western saddles, fringe inspired by Cowboy and Indian clothing, hand-carved wood, turquoise and fossil inlaid wood and painted native designs, which all tell a story.
pride of craftsmanship begins with the construction of the frame. He
hand builds each frame with kiln-dried Alder wood and uses only the
finest leather, foam and fabric.
Hand-carved wood, turquoise and fossil inlaid wood and printed native designs is a hallmark of Apodaca’s work.
Hand tooling reminiscent of fine Western saddles, fringe inspired by Cowboy and Indian clothing.