J D Challenger
J. D. Challenger is active/lives in Arizona, Oklahoma. J D Challenger is known for mod Indian warrior sculpture, painting.
Biography J. D. Challenger
JD Challenger is a painter and sculptor of Native Americans. He
was born in Oklahoma with a desire to paint that appeared at a young
age. He learned color, shading, light and shadow from closely
observing nature and drawing what he saw. Always fascinated by the
culture and customs of the Native Americans, near to whom he lived and
soon considered his closest friends, the young Challenger absorbed
their stories and traditions. He sketched his observations of
At the beginning of his career, he lived in Taos, New Mexico where
he did landscape painting and learned much about Native Americans by
observing first hand Indians of the Taos Pueblo. At first, he was
reluctant to show his oil and
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