S. Sam Burrus

Country: USA

Title:  Come, Join With Me The Deer Clan

Medium: Watercolor


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Burrus is a member of the Paint Clan, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Her Indian name is Nannehi Tolese Siam (Going About Grasshopper Sam). She is a descendant of seven Chiefs of the Cherokees. Burrus prefers watercolors to tell her stories in her studio near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Museums and Galleries where her work can be found include: Mid - American - All Indian Museum, Wichita, Kansas; Trail of Tears State Museum, Jackson, Missouri; Five Civilized Tribes Museum, Muskogee, Oklahoma; Eight Northern Pueblo Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Indian Art Center, Martha's Vinyard, Massachusetts; Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Anazasi Gallery, South Carolina; Silver Arrows Gallery, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; and Many Nations Gallery, Vail, Colorado.

Burrus has won many awards and has had solo exhibitions in Texas, Michigan, California, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida, and Missouri.
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