Oklahoma State University

Video Segments

Norma Howard

Norma Howard made her debut on the Indian art scene in 1995, as a complete unknown, winning first place in watercolors and third place in painting at the Red Earth Indian Arts Festival. In this oral history interview excerpt, Howard looks back on that experience and also highlights select work.

Bill Rabbit

Known for his prolific output, Bill Rabbit has experimented with numerous styles, from representational narrative work to paintings with a decorative focus. In this oral history interview excerpt, the late Bill Rabbit covers several areas including early art experiences, working in acrylics, and provides advice for beginning artists.

Benjamin Harjo, Jr.

Benjamin Harjo, Jr. is a Shawnee/Seminole artist, whose exploration of pattern and form has greatly expanded the parameters of Oklahoma Indian art. In this oral history interview excerpt, Harjo talks about his path the Institute of American Indian Arts, wood block printing, along with select works.