Oral history interview with George Levi
TitleOral history interview with George Levi
DescriptionGeorge Levi, a professional artist, talks about growing up and being surrounded by Cheyenne tribal culture. He explains how he came to pursue art and why he primarily focuses on ledger art and beadwork. He describes his technique, materials, and creative process and how those all come together to make his art unique. Levi mentions a few projects he has worked on, like the Sand Creek Massacre Remembrance art project. He discusses doing background research for each piece of art, teaching, and selling his work through art markets.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Cheyenne heritage; Creative process
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Indian ledger drawings; Indian beadwork; Illustration of books
SpatialColorado; Busby, Montana; Mustang, Oklahoma
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University