June 6, 2019
Ramon Shiloh Named 2019 Featured Artist
We are pleased to announce that Ramon Shiloh was selected as the 2019 Skagit River Salmon Festival's Featured Artist. Shiloh has illustrated several award-winning children's books. His favorite medium to work in is colored pencils and ink. Shiloh will be creating an original work for the Festival to be announced in early May.
Shiloh’s other activities include support for arts programs related to minority issues. For example, his contributions to Native youth projects include serving as a mentor for the “Young Native Voices Theater Education Project” in Los Angeles. He was honored with a certificate of appreciation as a facilitator and storyteller for the Underground Railroad Research Program titled “A Trail of Tears” in 2000. Shiloh has also worked with Rosa Parks.