Oral history interview with Joan Hill
TitleOral history interview with Joan Hill
DescriptionJoan Hill, a professional artist, describes her childhood and the role her family has played in her life and career. She explains the influence of Dick West on her decision to pursue a career in Native art. She mentions some of the important people she has worked with and the projects she has done. Hill comments on the issues she sees facing Indian communities today and her goals for expressing those in her artwork. She goes on to talk about her creative process and artistic style choices.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Creek heritage; Cherokee heritage; Indian Arts and Crafts Act; Creative process
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Art and history; Art--Awards
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University