Oral history interview with Skip Rowell
TitleOral history interview with Skip Rowell
DescriptionSkip Rowell, a professional artist, talks about growing up and being discouraged from pursuing art. He explains how he eventually decided to make a career in art and why he chose scrimshaw as his main art form. Rowell describes his technique, preferred materials, and his subject matter. He also acknowledges some of the challenges of focusing on a lesser known art form.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordOklahoma Native Artists; Choctaw heritage; Creative process
SubjectIndians of North America; Artists; Interviews; Scrimshaws; Scrimshaws--Themes, motives
SpatialAtoka, Oklahoma; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Oklahoma
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University