Oral history interview with Janet Smith
TitleOral history interview with Janet Smith
DescriptionJanet Smith found her passion for art at a young age. She attended Bacone where she worked under Dick West and Ruthenium's Blalock Jones and then majored in art while attending Northeastern State University. She later entered the field of art therapy and worked as the director of the art therapy program at Cherokee Nation's Jack Brown Treatment Center. Smith works on canvas and in ceramics and her styles focus on Native women's history and turtles.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Cherokee heritage; art therapy
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Potters; Pottery
SpatialTahlequah, Oklahoma; Bacone
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University