Life and Legacy: The Art of Jerome Tiger
August 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The Coming Weather. Jerome Tiger (Muscogee/Seminole), 1967. The Arthur and Shifra Silberman Collection, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. 1996.27.1013.
August 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the passing of one of Oklahoma’s most celebrated artists, Jerome Tiger. Having only painted for five years, Tiger produced hundreds of works of art and won numerous awards throughout the country. Today, his work is shown in museums across the nation and he is recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists. To honor this anniversary, the Museum produces an exhibition of his selected works from its permanent collection, celebrating the life and legacy of this remarkable painter.
This exhibition was made possible in part by: