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Gary Allen Hood

 (born 1943)
Gary Allen Hood is active/lives in Kansas, Minnesota.  Gary Hood is known for Printmaking; Writing.

Biography   Gary Allen Hood

Hood was born October 22, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas.  Native American, member of the Choctaw tribe.  Earned at BAE in 1967, a MA in 1972, and a MFA in 1975 from Wichita State Univ. Also studied at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, 1972-73, and the Minneapolis School of Art, 1972-73.  Served as curator at the Ulrich Museum of Art from 1971, as curator for the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum in Santa Fe, and as curator at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK.  Was curator of Art at the West Point Museum in 2007. Author of After Lewis and Clark: The Forces of Change, 1806-1871 (2006) and The Art of America's Plains Indians (1995).

Exhibitions: Oklahoma Art Center, 1971; Western Illinois Univ., 1974; Philb

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Topeka Public Library. Kansas Artists List. (Mar. 11, 1988).; Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1976; Lester, Patrick D. The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters. Tulsa: Sir Publications, 1995.

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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