Oral history interview with Gary Montgomery
TitleOral history interview with Gary Montgomery
DescriptionGary Montgomery is a professional artist of Seminole descent and has been painting with oils for many years. He describes his childhood and how he came to pursue art as a career. He explains his creative process and why he uses oil as his primary medium. Montgomery talks about the research that goes into his work and the emotions he attempts to portray. He mentions some of the people who have helped him along the way. He acknowledges some of the challenges he has faced and the impact they have had on his career.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Western themes; Oklahoma Indian art
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Painting; Emotions in art; Interviews
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University