|Arthur Amiotte has exhibited his work in nearly 200 regional, national and international art shows since 1960. Amiotte, who was born on the Pine Ridge Reservation, is a descendant of Minninconjou Sioux Chief Standing Bear. Amiotte is a highly respected author, artist and professor.
Amiotte received his Master's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Northern State University and continued his education at the University of Montana. In 1979 President Jimmy Carter appointed Amiotte to the Presidential Advisory Council for the Performing Arts at Kennedy Center, a position he held until 1981.
<p>Arthur Amiotte taught traditional native and fine art at Brandon University in Manitoba, leaving that position as Emeritus Professor of Art to serve as a consultant on the National Museum of the American Indians in Washington, D. C. Amiotte's artwork has recently been featured in a touring exhibition, Indian Humor, sponsored by American Indian Contemporary Arts (AICA), an extension of Eastern Washington University.
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