Richard Way Whitman began his artistic career at the Institute of American Indian Arts, in Santa Fe, NM. As a young man, Richard struggled to see himself as a potentially successful artist, however, upon reading an article for the Institute of American Indian Arts Richard began to feel that the future had potential. Whitman’s time at the Institute was pivotal in his practice.
From the Artist:
“My work is a layering of cultural, political and aesthetic ideas which are always changing and evolving, just as my own identity and the identity/identities of Indian people have always evolved and changed. As an artist, I am always consciously re-positioning my approach to my work to encompass broader concepts in contemporary art and to experiment with new technologies, materials and art forms.”
Richard Ray Whitman is a Yuchi-Muscogee/Creek visual artist, poet, actor, and activist born in Claremore, OK. He attended the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM; California Institute of the Arts, Santa Clarita; and Oklahoma School of ...Read More ⟶
30" x 22"
90 prints in this edition