New Traditions in Oklahoma Indian Art

Juanita Pahdopony-Mithlo - Guest Lecturer

Juanita Pahdopony-Mithlo, the guest lecturer, holds an A.A., B.A. and M.Ed. in art education.  Her professional experience includes teaching positions at Elgin Public Schools, Oklahoma City University, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Comanche Nation College. 

Pahdopony's cultural activities include membership on the Board of Directors of the Southern Plains Indian Museum Association, Wordcraft Circle of Native Writers and Storytellers, National Advisory Caucus and the Jacobson Foundation, Board of Trustees, Norman, Oklahoma. 

She has given numerous presentations related to art and has exhibited her own works at galleries throughout Oklahoma.  Her most recent showing was at the Leslie Powell Art Gallery in Lawton, Oklahoma. 

New Traditions in Oklahoma Indian Art - Exhibition

September, 2004

In celebration of Oklahoma Indian artists, Cameron University Library highlights works on loan from the John C. Paynter Collection during the month of September, 2004.  The collection, which can be viewed on the second floor of Cameron Library, features works by local Comanche artists David Wahkinney, Timothy L. Saupitty, Kiowa artist Robert Redbird, Jr, Seminole artist Brian J. Narcomey.  John C. Paynter, owner of the paintings, is Cameron Alumnus and retired librarian. 

The John C. Paynter Collection

David Wahkinney

David Wahkinney, Anadarko, has been painting since the age of 17.  His first one man show

Cameron University Student Artists

Cameron University student artists featured in the exhibit include Brian Kowena, Brian Narcomey, Tsapaha Komardly, Cynthia Clay, Alex Pena, Carol Torres and Tracy Davis.  

Funding for this event was provided by Cameron Lectures And Concerts. 

Pictures reproduced by permission of the collector, John C. Paynter.

September 2004

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