Beautiful J. Yazzie Acrylic painting depicting Silhouettes of Indians sitting in a teepee around a fire. This painting was painted on board and is in great condition. It measures 12 inches long and 9 inches tall. In the wood frame it measures 13 inches long and 10 inches tall. John Yazzie is a highly sought artist.
Johnny Yazzie is active/lives in New Mexico, Arizona. Johnny Yazzie is known for Southwest landscape, Native American portrait and genre painting, sculpture.
The son of a medicine man and a Navajo traditional weaver, Johnny Yazzie was born on December 29, 1945 on the Navajo Reservation east of Tuba City, Arizona. He is a painter, sculptor and jewelry maker, known primarily for his Southwest and Plains scenery paintings.
Yazzie received his early education at the Tuba City Boarding School and then the Sherman Institute in Riverside, California. He later attended the Institute of American Indian Arts and the College of Santa Fe, where he completed his Associates Degree in Fine Art.
He regards the Plains Indians who are subjects of many of his paintings a part of his extended family and conveys in his work a sense of spirituality, history, and his love for nature.
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Johnny Yazzie (born 1945) Indians in Teepee Acrylic Painting on Canvas Board