Untitled (Two Kachinas Dancing Over Plumed Serpent)

Fred Cleveland

Untitled (Two Kachinas Dancing Over Plumed Serpent), Paintings by Fred Cleveland
  • Cleveland painting
  • Navajo painting
Savvy Price $350.00
Gallery Price $450.00
Title
Untitled (Two Kachinas Dancing Over Plumed Serpent)
Artist
Fred Cleveland
Medium
Acrylic paint on canvas-wrapped board
Panel size
36" height X 24" width
Frame
Medium brown wood lip, ready-made linen liner, Mexican brown wood molding
Frame size
43 1/2" height X 31 1/2" width
Signed
"Cleveland" at viewer's lower right in image
Condition
Good, as faint line top top at center. Linen mat has several dark spots on right side.
Provenance
From the famed Albion Fenderson collection APF, originally acquired from RG Munn auction in June 1998
About The Untitled (Two Kachinas Dancing Over Plumed Serpent)

Cleveland's preference for earth tones are balanced to render his expressionistic view of pottery designs and kachina imagery.

About Fred Cleveland

(Born 1943) His Navajo name is Kayannii Nez Begay.

Fred Cleveland's paintings have been exhibited in such shows as the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market, during which he won a prize in 1971, Intertribal Indian Ceremonials, Gallup, New Mexico, during which he won a prize in 1979 and the Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

From 1980-1984 he reportedly made posters for Bien Mur in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  In 1991 he was working on illustrations for The Last Herd and was also illustrating Lon Cueva's Apache Folkfore.  

His work can be found in the collection of the Heritage Center Inc. Collection as well as at the Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, South Dakota.

Other Works By Fred Cleveland:
  • Indian Still Life Below Apache Gan Dancers in Silhouette, Paintings by Fred Cleveland
Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

Paintings

Subject

American Indians

Keywords

Fred Cleveland, Cleveland painting, Navajo painting