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Archie BlackOwl

 (1911 - 1992)
Archie BlackOwl was active/lived in Oklahoma, Kansas.  Archie BlackOwl is known for ceremonial, traditional style dance-genre painting.

Archie BlackOwl

Archie Blackowl was a Cheyenne painter from Oklahoma who played a pivotal role in mid-20th century Native American art.  He was born in Custer County, Oklahoma, on November 23, 1911 and died on September 15, 1992, in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Blackowl was survived by ten children.

Blackowl is generally considered to be one of the important Oklahoma traditional painters. Blackowl's work captures the traditional Southern Plains culture and life. The paintings, generally in tempera or mixed media depict scenes of dancers or ceremonies in the Flat style of the Dorothy Dunn school or Bacone style of painting. Blackowl was best known for his stylized dancers adorned with traditional regalia and lack of background  ...  Displaying 750 of 2402 characters.

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About  Archie BlackOwl

Born:  1911 - Weatherford, Oklahoma
Died:   1992 - Stillwater, Oklahoma
Known for:  ceremonial, traditional style dance-genre painting