Oral history interview with Norman Akers
TitleOral history interview with Norman Akers
DescriptionNorman Akers, a professional artist, talks about his childhood and some of the early influences on his art. He goes through his education and explains how he became an art professor. He describes his style, creative process, preferred mediums and use of iconography. Akers comments on how Native art can make a political statement and how he feels he does this through his own work. He also mentions some specific projects.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Indian artists; Iconography; Osage heritage
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Maps; Printmakers; Art--Study and teaching
SpatialFairfax, Oklahoma; Kansas; Missouri
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University