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 marks the 50th anniversary of celebrated Oklahoma artist Jerome Tiger’s passing (1941 – 1967). In only five years, Tiger produced a wealth of artworks and won numerous awards throughout the country. Today, his pieces are housed in museums across the nation, and Tiger is recognized as one of the greatest Native American artists. To honor the anniversary, this exhibition of Tiger’s selected works from the Museum’s permanent collection celebrates the life and legacy of this remarkable painter. This exhibition is organized by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.
This exhibition was made possible in part by: