George Longfish (b.1942)
Artistas / Seneca / Tuscarora / United States

George Longfish (b.1942)

Teacher, writer, curator, artist Born in Oshweken, Ontario; lives in Maine. Biography: He works in oil, acrylic, pencil, pen and ink, mixed media, and printmaking. A recurring theme in his art is the importance of “owning” one’s cultural information and passing it to future generations. He is well known for his two-dimensional paintings dealing with spirituality and issues of injustice. Longfish Continue reading

G. Peter Jemison (b.1945)
Artistas / Seneca / United States

G. Peter Jemison (b.1945)

Painter, mixed-media, video artist Born in Silver Creek, New York; lives in Victor, New York Biography: He received his academic arts education from the University of Sienna in Sienna, Italy, before earning a B.S. in Arts Education from Buffalo State College in 1967 as well as an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts. His works draw upon the concept of orenda. Presenting a challenge to reductive and exclusionary art historical structures, Jemison synthesizes the dual traditions of academic and traditional Native American arts Continue reading