Elders of Chinle

Jon Lightfoot

Elders of Chinle, Paintings by Jon Lightfoot
  • Lightfoot painting
Savvy Price $4,500.00
Gallery Price $6,500.00
Title
Elders of Chinle
Artist
Jon Lightfoot
Medium
Acrylic on canvas
Canvas size
48" height X 36" width
Frame
Custom hand-wrapped linen liner, copper metal molding, rich walnut wood outer molding
Frame size
55" height X 43" width
Signed
"© Lightfoot" at viewer's lower left
Date of creation
1979
Condition
Excellent, as appeared framed
Provenance
Ja Ad
About The Elders of Chinle
About Jon Lightfoot

Jon Lightfoot was born in 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. to a Cherokee father and a Swedish mother.

He attended grade school on the Cherokee reservation in Oklahoma and high school in Tucson, Arizona. He later moved to New York, where he pursued his primary interest, theater and commercial art. He studied under modernist painter Lowell Nesbitt for three years, then traveled to Italy and began painting figures.

Lightfoot returned to Tucson in 1971 and by 1974 he was devoting all of his time to painting, developing a personal style of painting which incorporated realistic Native American faces with abstracted backdrops and blanket designs. Jon Lightfoot has been featured in Art of the West and Southwest Art magazines.

Other Works By Jon Lightfoot:
  • Nitza, Paintings by Jon Lightfoot
Cultures

American Indian

Medium

Paintings

Subject

American Indians

Keywords

Jon Lightfoot, Lightfoot painting