This naturalistic night scene conveys the drama and beauty of wildlife in its natural habitat.
|About the Artist||
(1938-2011) Edward Two Bulls was born on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota. He attended the Seventh Day Adventist Mission School and the Oglala Community School.
Two Bulls had been a rancher, art teacher and the acting director of the Lakota Village Youth Home. A self-taught sculptor and painter, he began to concentrate on his art after an accident left him unable to walk.
Edward Two Bulls' work has been exhibited at the Colorado State Fair, the Wyoming State Fair and the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. He was commissioned to pair four murals by the Santee Sioux Tribe. In 1985 Edward received the "Art of the Year Award" for the state of South Dakota by the Cowboy and Western Heritage Hall of Fame. That same year he also received the Engdahl Award by Sister Kenny Institute International Art Show for Disabled Artists. He also demonstrated for a number of years at the Indian Arts Museum in Colter Bay, Wyoming in the Grand Teton National Park.
|Medium||Acrylic on canvas|
|Canvas size||24" height X 36" width|
|Signed||"Two Bulls Sioux '98" at viewer's right right|
|Date of creation||1998|
|Provenance||From an art collection in South Dakota BS HC|