Robert Lee Taylor (1951-)
A Native American of Blackfoot/Cherokee/Osage/Black Dutch, he was born on January 30, 1951, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Artist; U.S. Navy, Vietnam
Acrylic, watercolor, pen, ink, gesso
Self-taught artist; Will Rogers High School, Tulsa, Ok, 1969; Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO.
Oklahoma Indian Art Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK; Gallery 28, Santa Fe, NM
Cherokee National Museum; Five Civilized Tribes Museum, Muskogee, OK; Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonials, Gallup, NM; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Red Earth Festival, Oklahoma City, OK; Jane Goodall Foundation Exhibits, Dallas, TX, and Hollywood, CA; International Art Festival, NY; Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair, CA
Oklahoma State Capitol East Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK, 2002; Oklahoma Indian Art Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK; Fred Jones Jr. Museum, Oklahoma University, Norman, OK; Cape Girardeau County, Trail of Tears Museum, MO; Sam Noble Museum, Edmond, OK; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Melton Art Reference Library, Oklahoma City, OK
Eastern Trails Art Show, premium award, Vinita, OK, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979; Special Olympics Art Exhibition, premium award, Tulsa, OK, 1979; Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonials, 2nd place, 3rd place award, Gallup, NM, 1982; Cherokee National Museum, Tahlequah, OK, special merit award, 1989, 1987, 1985, 1984; Five Civilized Tribe Museum, Muskogee, OK, 1988, 2nd place, 1987, honorable mention; 16th Annual Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence
Academic Award, 2003; Trail of Tears State park Gallery, Cape Girardeau County, MO; Special Olympics Art Exhibit, Premium Award, 1979
Southwest Art magazine, 1997; Visions Dreams and the Wanderer, 2003; Oklahoma Today, June 1992, May/June 1994
The Explorer, 2003; Oklahoma Gazette, 2003; Focus Santa Fe, 2004; The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters; Oklahoma Indian Art Gallery; Melton Art Reference Library.
Information provided by the Melton Art Reference Library.