Percy (Two Gun) Plainswoman
(1895 - 1964)
Percy (Two Gun) Plainswoman was active/lived in Alberta / Canada. Percy Plainswoman is known for portrait and landscape painting.
Biography Percy (Two Gun) Plainswoman
Percy Two Gun Plainswoman, was a painter of portraits in the Post-Impresssionist style.
Two Gun is the Blackfeet name of Percy Plainswoman. Two Gun lived in southern Alberta (Canada) his entire life, and was active in rodeos and ranching.
He attended St. Mary's Residential School on the Kainai Reserve.
Two Gun was a self-taught artist who had no formal art training until the age of 50, and was the first Kainai who made a living as an artist.
He signed his work with two small cross guns.
His work in the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.
Submitted by Paul Gosselin, Artist
Honouring Tradition Reframing Native Art - Artist Biography