Archie Blackowl

(1911-1992) Tribal Affiliation: Cheyenne Archie Blackowl was a Cheyenne painter from Oklahoma who played a pivotal role in mid-20th century Native American art.  Born in Custer County of Oklahoma, Archie Blackowl ,whose Cheyenne name Mis Ta Moo To Va meant Flying Hawk in English, was a direct descendent of Roman Nose, the celebrated war chief [...]

Ben Nighthorse Campbell

(1933-Present)Tribal Affiliation: Northern Cheyenne “My father taught me how to use a few tools, but design cannot be taught.”– Ben Nighthorse Northern Cheyenne artist, Ben Nighthorse Campbell has led a multi-faceted life. Not only is he considered one of the most successful and innovative artists of today, he also served as the first Native American [...]

Nathan Hart

(?-Present) Tribal Affiliation: Cheyenne Nathan Hart is a contemporary Cheyenne artist from Oklahoma. His primary artistic focus is creating wood vessels. The vessels are hollow-form pieces that beautifully highlight the natural elegance of the wood. Hart uses different types of wood including (but not limited to) Maple, Ash, Walnut, Birch, and Pine. He is especially [...]