Acee Blue Eagle
(1909 - 1959)
Acee Blue Eagle was active/lived in Oklahoma. Acee Blue Eagle is known for Indian subject painting, crafts, illustration.
Biography Acee Blue Eagle
Acee Blue Eagle (1909-1959)
A Creek-Pawnee artist and teacher, he was born Alex McIntosh near Anadarko on August 17, 1909.
A childhood nickname "Ah-Say" became "Acee" when he entered school. Professionally, he called himself Blue Eagle, a traditional family surname.
Blue Eagle attended Haskell Indian Industrial Training Institute in Lawrence, Kansas, and the government boarding school at Chilocco, Oklahoma, where he earned a high school diploma in 1928. After graduating from Chilocco, he entered Bacone Indian College at Muskogee and later enrolled in classes at the University of Oklahoma. He developed his artistic skills under the guidance of Dr. Oscar B. Jacobson, a mentor to a number of American Indi
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