Jesse W. Henderson is active/lives in Montana. Jesse Henderson is known for Native American genre, portrait, figure.
Biography Jesse Henderson
Jesse Henderson is a western painter who paints Indian themes to encourage interest and to educate. His images of the Lewis and Clark expedition were adopted by the US Postal Service, museums and corporations to commemorate the expeditions 2004 bicentennial.
Henderson was raised on a ranch on the Rocky Boy's Chippewa-Cree reservation in Montana. "I paint what I know," says Henderson, who's now 40 years old. "From growing up on the ranch, I know horses and I know my culture. That's what you see in my work." Henderson had talent as early as the third grade, but passed on a scholarship to the Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe, NM, after high school to join the Army. "I was trying to find myself," he reasons.
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