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JAMES J. BLACK




Protectors of the Land

36" x 60" acrylic on canvas
SOLD



Rewind

36" x 48" acrylic on canvas
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Out For the Day

48" x 36" acrylic on canvas
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  • Member of the Cheyenne Tribe, born in Watonga, OK. Black currently resides in El Reno, OK
  • Self-taught artist that is a descendent of an original ledger artist that was imprisoned in Fort Marion, Florida in 1873-1875
  • Black’s style of art started in traditional form. Utilizing only traditional colors and original designs specific to that time era and tribe of his people. He has recently embarked in a new direction and just started to use different medium such as acrylic and contemporary colors
  • His expertise is creating vintage replicas in the era of the late eighteen hundreds.
  • SHOWS & EXHIBITS
    • Participated in Red Earth.
      • 2nd place in Cultural Items – Utilitarian Division in 2013
    • Santa Fe Indian Market
    • Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market, Phoenix, AZ
    • National Museum of the American Indian, New York City, NY – annual show
    • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Small Works, Great Wonders 2012 and 2013