Category Archives: Hide Painting

National American Indian Heritage Month

National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted on November 05, 2014 by

November has been named "National American Indian Heritage Month" since 1990 and has been renewed every year since 1994 by a presidential proclamation. Our country has come together to recognize the First Nations People and their contributions to this great country. What started at the turn of the century as ...

Visiting Our Friends in Northern Cheyenne and Crow Country

Visiting Our Friends in Northern Cheyenne and Crow Country

Posted on April 17, 2013 by

This month we are planning our trip to Montana to visit our friends at Northern Cheyenne and Crow country on April 25th - 27th.  This is our annual trek and we look forward to a good visit and great purchases of art. We're looking to purchase contemporary and traditional Crow and Northern Cheyenne Indian Art. W...

Donald Montileaux: History of Ledger Art

Donald Montileaux: History of Ledger Art

Posted on April 04, 2012 by

The other day we chatted with artist Donald Montileaux and got an inside look at his studio - we looked at some amazing work, had the chance to see some of his drawings in progress, and also learned some of...

Artist Mike McLeod Demonstrates How to Paint a Buffalo Hide

Artist Mike McLeod Demonstrates How to Paint a Buffalo Hide

Posted on February 07, 2012 by

In Part 2 of our interview with Native American artist Mike McLeod, he shares a few of his tips and techniques for painting a buffalo robe and also tells us about his imagery and the cultural symbolism behind his images. ...

Native American Art: Winter Counts

Native American Art: Winter Counts

Posted on January 06, 2011 by

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