Samuel Wallace

Lapidary Samuel Wallace (1936-2010) worked with his wife Denise Wallace (b. 1957 in Seattle, WA), a jeweler of Native Alaskan Aleut descent. She maintains and modifies a walrus-ivory carving tradition.

Their work has been in the collections of the Anchorage Museum, Museum of Arts and Design in New York, Mingei International Museum, and Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. Samuel and Denise have written a book featuring their sculptural jewelry, Arctic Transformations: The Jewelry of Denise and Samuel Wallace.