Original Navajo Art Painting by Anthony Chee Emerson
Original acrylic and ink art painting on paper by Navajo artist Anthony Chee Emerson (1963-). Depicting a man and a woman riding on horses as they ride with a herd of wild mustangs in various bright colors which is part of his dreamscape series.
Anthony Chee Emerson, Diné (Navajo), was born in 1963, in the Four Corners area of New Mexico. He graduated with Associates of Arts Degree from San Juan College in 2004. Emerson began his professional art career in 1982, and participated in the Santa Fe Indian Market and Gallup Intertribal Ceremonials that year, and has continued every year since. He taught Art at the Navajo Academy, located in Farmington, NM, in 1985 and 1986.
Of Navajo ancestry, Anthony Emerson does figurative painting of persons reflecting his culture. He also paints stylized landscapes and animals and some abstractions. His paintings are narrative. Anthony Chee Emerson illustrated four Children's Books “How the Rattlesnake Got its Rattle,” “Songs of Shiprock Fair,” “First Fire” and “My Horse.” In 2002, he was commissioned to illustrate for Johns Hopkins University Native American Health Studies for Teenage Depression Series.
Signed: Anthony Chee Emerson 95
Dedicated on the reverse: To Laurie Becklund "Sharing Dreams" This painting is from my dreamscape series and it represent how my wife of 9yr and I share a common goal and express our feelings for each other. Anthony Chee Emerson 95 The Los Angeles Natural History Museum Show 1995
This would make a great addition to any Native American or original contemporary Navajo art collection.
Framed art measures 31.75" long by 26.25" wide and weighs 9lb 11oz. Image size measures 23" long by 18" wide.
Art is in good condition and ready to display with some scuffing to the frame (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
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