Native American Culture in Art By Christa Curtis http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.hickerphoto.com
Contemporary art- Can be defined visually as art produced at this present point in time or art produced since World War II
Craft- Workers that practice trade or craft.
Functional art- a philosophy of design ( as in architecture.)
Media/medium- Is a art genre that encompasses artwork created with new media technologies, including digital art, computer graphics and computer animation.
Tradition- The process of handling down information and customs by word of mouth or by example.
By: Sofia Brown
Truman Lowe’s art work is best described as architecture. Traditionally, Native American crafts were mainly created for use in daily living. Native American artist Truman Lowe’s art pieces were intended as an artists way to preserve the past. Many of Truman Lowe’s art pieces are about nature.
By Chase Swanson
Many of Truman Lowe’s artworks are about water and its importance to our survival, which shows that one of his major inspirations is nature. New media art is artwork that uses nature.
By Jake Day
Truman Lowe is a folk artist who sometimes teaches what his ancestors did in the past (Native Americans.) Sometimes he makes artifacts from clay, weeds, and sticks. In the museum he observed many Native artifacts. Truman Lowe quotes, “I am teaching the children to be aware of nature, and showing many uses of nature that Native Americans used”.