(1950 - 2012)
Robby McMurtry was active/lived in Oklahoma. Robby McMurtry is known for Indian theme painting, animals, murals, teaching.
Biography Robby McMurtry
The following information, written by Wilhelm Murg, was published on the website of Indian Country Today Media Network.com
Native Artist Robby McMurtry Fatally Shot by Deputy
Robby McMurtry, who was of Comanche descent, was a pillar of the community in the small town of Morris, Oklahoma. He was an acclaimed gallery artist who painted an iconic mural for the city’s library, a published author who created graphic novels, and a popular teacher who taught art to a generation of citizens at the local high school. His status made it all the more shocking when sheriff’s deputies fatally shot him in self-defense.
On Wednesday August 1, the Okmulgee Sherriff’s Department responded to a call about McMurtry, 61, who w
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