Chief Archie Blackowl, Sr (Chief Archie Blackowl)

Chief Archie Blackowl, Sr

Artist, Cheyenne chief. A descendant of Cheyenne chiefs Crow Necklace and Roman Nose, he became interested in art at the age of six. He studied at Fort Sill, Haskell Indian School, the University of Kansas, the University of Oklahoma, the Chicago Art Institute, and he studied painting under Olaf Nordmark. His art was traditional style, in tempera and prints. His artwork depicts Native American culture and traditions and sells for thousands. It is exhibited extensively in museums and galleries throughout the country, particularly Oklahoma and the southwest. It is featured in The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, the Cherokee National Museum, the Museum of New Mexico, Kiva Museum of the Koshare Indian, the Museum of Northern Arizona’s Katherine Harvey Collection, the Millicent Rogers Museum, the Southern Plains Indian Museum & Craft Center, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Indian Arts & Crafts Board, the Oklahoma Museum of Art, and The Philbrook Museum of Art.  (bio by: Thousandwinds)

Born

  • November, 23, 1911
  • USA

Died

  • September, 09, 1992
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Watonga Indian Cemetery
  • Oklahoma
  • USA

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