Dan Viets Lomahaftewa
(1951 - 2005)
Dan Viets Lomahaftewa was active/lived in Utah, New Mexico, Arizona. Dan Lomahaftewa is known for modern Indian symbolism, graphics.
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Biography Dan Viets Lomahaftewa
Although born in Phoenix and educated at Arizona State University, the basis of Dan Viets Lomahaftewa's art must be traced to memories of Hopi childhood. Remembrances of everyday ritual and awe-inspiring ceremonies emerges in the artist's choice of imagery, palette and point of view. Less experientially, but fundamentally equally important, were the stories and guidance from his Choctaw mother and great-grandfather. Lomahaftewa's dual cultural heritage attuned him to a pan-tribal and ultimately universal aesthetic that informs every stroke of the paintbrush. Years of singing at native celebrations and travels abroad reinforced this philosophy.
The artist influences of Dan's paintings are as myriad as the person
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