Marcus Amerman was active/lived in New Mexico. Marcus Amerman is known for portrait, Indian genre, bead artist.
Biography Marcus Amerman
From his studio in Santa Fe, Marcus Amerman creates bead pictures that depict the history of his Choctaw and Hopi heritage and also celebrity portraits of which his first subject was Brooke Shields.
Of his work, he says: "I combine the pictorial bead work of the Plateau tribes with the graduated peyote imagery of Oklahoma tribes into a style with which I can capture shadow, light, and form" (Southwest Art, January 2001).
Ameriman grew up in a family of bead artists. His aunt gave him his first lessons, and his brother won awards. Since then, he has created wall pictures as well as personal accessories such as pins and belt buckles.
He studied sculpture at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, and after graduation
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