Arthur Amiotte (Wanblí Ta Hócoka Washté or Good Eagle Center) is a native American artist (American painter, collage artist, educator, and author) who was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1942 and raised between the Reservation and Custer, South Dakota. He is a member of the Oglala Lakota Oyate.
Native American Artists
Native American Artists
AUTHOR: Jody Rave Lee of the Missoulian When the nation’s premier woolen company asked artist Jesse Henderson todesign a Pendleton blanket, he took it seriously. “I was trying to be sensitive to my people,” said Henderson, aChippewa-Cree from the Rocky Boy’s Reservation in northern Montana. “It’snot just another pretty blanket. I set out to show […]
Quah Ah (White Coral Beads) was the first Pueblo woman artist to throw off the traditional restrictions that were usually imposed upon women tin Pueblo culture, and paint just as freely as her esthetic sensitivity directed. She was born Tonita Vigil, at San Ildefonso Peublo, New Mexico on June 13, 1895, the daughter of Ascension […]
This week’s featured Artist of the Week is the renown Carol Grigg, who is famous for her stylized horses and native american art.
Carol Grigg grew up and still lives in Oregon. Grigg draws inspiration from her Cherokee Indian heritage, nature, and primitive art. She works in multiple media: watercolor, oil, inks, lithography, collage, clay, music, and poetry.
KEYWORDS: soft leather crafts Indian culture beadwork native american craft work leather artist teach youngsters I feel I have somthing to offer, in spite of how I was treated, for what half of me is. I’m willing to teach any what I know, especially youngsters. From what I’ve been told from other artists as of […]
SAN JUAN ISLAND, WASH. – As Doug Bison sculpts in the quiet of his home studio on San Juan Island, in Washington state’s Puget Sound, the thoughts that inspire him are of a place long ago and far away. It’s a painful place – memories his grandfather locked away to be diluted by the passing […]
Rudolph “R.C.” Gorman, Navajo artist and sculptor
(July 26, 1931 – November 3, 2005)
Navajo artist R.C. Gorman was considered by many to be the premiere Indian artist. A man of today in every sense, R.C. Gorman art reflects the racial memory and experience of an ancient people that remains timeless and universal.
Frederic Sackrider Remington filled his school notebooks full of sketches, often depicting Old West characters and equestrian figures. Remington’s fondness for horses also materialized at an early age. As a boy, Remington was an accomplished rider, a skill imparted by his father who had been a cavalry officer during the Civil War. In 1872, the Remington […]