Allison Akootchook Warden

Artist-led Giving Circle

Allison Akootchook Warden is an Iñupiaq installation artist born in Fairbanks, Alaska with close ties to Kaktovik, Alaska. In 2016, she debuted “Unipkaaġusiksuġuvik (the place of the future/ancient)” at the Anchorage Museum. “Unipkaaġusiksuġuvik (the place of the future/ancient)” is a performative installation of an Iñupiaq ceremonial house that exists in the space between the hyper-future and the super-ancient. Warden received a 2018 Rasmuson Individual Artist Fellowship in the field of New Genre. She intends to travel to Abu Dhabi to do research for “Everybody Will Be A Millionaire”, a collaboration with Iñupiaq photographer Brian Adams, which will debut in 2024. Warden received a 2018 Native Arts and Cultures Foundation National Artist Fellowship in the field of Music. In 2015, Warden received an Alaska Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities for her work with youth across the state of Alaska. She currently resides in Anchorage.