Bill (William) Rabbit
(1946 - 2012)
Bill (William) Rabbit was active/lived in Oklahoma, Wyoming. Bill Rabbit is known for Cherokee Indian genre and figure, abstraction.
Biography Bill (William) Rabbit
Obituary. Cherokee Phoenix, 4/11/2012
Cherokee National Treasure William "Bill" Eugene Rabbit of Pryor passed away April 9 in Tulsa at age 65.
Rabbit was born in Wyoming on Dec. 3, 1946, and grew up in Pryor. He won numerous awards during the 30-plus years he worked as an artist. For nearly 20 years he worked in partnership with his daughter Traci, who is also an accomplished artist. They shared a studio in Pryor.
In 2011, the Cherokee Nation named him a National Treasure for his artistry and for preserving Cherokee culture through his artwork.
The CN is flying its flags at half-staff this week in honor of Rabbit.
According to his biography, he completed his first drawing as a ki
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