Robert Manygoats

(?-Present) Tribal Affiliation: Navajo Robert was raised in Cow Springs, Arizona, on the Navajo Nation in the northwestern portion of Arizona. As he grew up, his parents educated him in the traditional culture and prayers of the Navajo. Parents and grandparents, alike, offer the knowledge to understand ceremonies and prayers. As a young Navajo in … Read More

Some Thoughts on Collecting Original Works of Art and Signed Limited Edition Prints

What is the secondary art market? It is a group of dealers and individuals who buy and offer for sale prints after an image is sold-out by the publisher. The Dancing Rabbit Gallery is a secondary market for Native American Indian limited editions prints, as well as original artwork and artist's proofs and printers proofs.. [...]

Narren Bowannie

(1965-Present) Pueblo: Zuni Pueblo Narren lives at Zuni Pueblo. He studied power conservation at University of New Mexico. Narren is a man of many talents. He makes beautiful jewelry in the Zuni tradition; he also carves figures in a variety of materials, including marble and pipestone.  He paints traditional scenes of Zuni life.

Roger Deale, Jr.

(1968-Present) Tribal Affiliation: Navajo Roger’s artistic style is a form of visual storytelling in the tradition of his Navajo ancestors. Often he will incorporate Navajo symbolism and cultural icons in his paintings. Although he has no formal training, Roger has spent years learning mediums and various techniques, and has developed a style that is uniquely [...]

Jolene Bird

(1963-Present) Pueblo: Santo Domingo Kewa Pueblo Jolene Bird is an accomplished artist who learned her craft from her grandfather. She specializes creating inlaid mosaic works of art. After studying at the prestigious Poeh Institute in Santa Fe, Jolene continues to refine her craft by selecting only the finest raw materials and then cutting, carving and [...]

Gerald Cassidy

(1879 - 1934) Gerald Ira Diamond Cassidy was born in Covington, Kentucky, he had a successful dual career as both a painter and print maker of Southwest Pueblo Indians. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and his early art talent allowed him to be accepted for study with Frank Duveneck at the Cincinnati Art Academy. [...]

Amado Pena

(1943-Present) Tribal Affiliation: Yaqui       Amado Maurilio Peña, Jr. was born in Laredo, Texas in 1943.  He studied art and education at Texas A & I (now Texas A & M Kingsville), where he received his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees.  Art is his first love, and he has been a successful professional artist for more [...]

Debbie Lujan

(1970-Present) Pueblo: Taos Pueblo Debbie developed an early interest in photography when her father gave her a Minolta camera when she was a teenager. She never dreamed that her hobby would turn into her life’s passion. Her primary subject is her home of Taos Pueblo. Her aim is to showcase the subtitles and contrasts of [...]

Carol Bell

(1928-2004) Carol Marshall Bell attended the University of Oklahoma where she majored in art education. She was married to Jack Marshall, Sr. from 1950 to 1976, and together they raised four children. Carol taught art at Putnam City West High School until 1977 when she married Bob Bell. They made their home on the Bell [...]

Wyatt Siwa Keens

(Unknown-Present) Pueblo: Acoma Pueblo No information about this artist is available at this time. Research is ongoing.

Pablita Velarde

(1918-2006) Pueblo: Santa Clara Pueblo Pablita Velarde, or Tse Tsan - Golden Dawn, was well known to Indian art collectors for several decades. She was born in 1918 at Santa Clara Pueblo and was active up until her death in January, 2006. She was the first full-time female student in Dorothy Dunn’s art class at the [...]

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 [...]

Richard Rippel

(1945- Present) Tribal Affiliation: Seminole Richard C. Rippel served in the US Navy on a submarine until 1964. He was assistant art director at channel 4 in Jackson Florida through the late 1960s. He created several oil and acrylic paintings as well as pencil sketches.

Mirac Creepingbear

(1947-1990) Tribal Affiliation: Kiowa  “…In my work I try to show the strength and character of our people, how we live now.  The feelings come from the heart and my work reflects my feelings of pride for my people.  I feel that I am recording history, one person’s view about who we are, the positive [...]