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Bobby Martin
Bobby Martin
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Mama & Me at Onapa

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Surounded by Herron Ladies at the Camphouse

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View of the River Thames, London, England, with Clyde the Big Red Indian

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Mom

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Granny Herron

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Clyde the Big Red Indian Decolonises Tulsey Town

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Hollywood Indian

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But Now Am Found

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Emigrant Indians #1

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Aunt Kate McCombs

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But You Don't Look Indian

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Carr, Mabel 9230

Gallery Reserve - For Viewing Only

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Pursuit of Civilization #6

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Indian on an Indian '34 Harley Flathead

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At Haskell

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In Remembrance of Me

About Bobby Martin

Bobby C. Martin is an artist/educator/facilitator who works out of his 7 Springs Studio near West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma. Martin’s artwork is exhibited and collected internationally. He has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions, the most recent being a one-person exhibition entitled But You Don’t Look Indian…, at ArtVentures Gallery in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 2018 and at the Dr. J.W. Wiggins Gallery at the University of Arkansas Little Rock in March 2019. In 2015, he co-curated Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian art, an exhibition of contemporary Native artists that traveled to ten venues across the U.S. through 2018. Martin’s work is in numerous museum collections, including the Philbrook Museum, Gilcrease Museum, Hood Museum and the Museum of the Great Plains. An enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) tribe, he currently holds a Professor of Visual Arts position at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Martin’s work includes imagery of spiritual icons in his life, “grannies and aunties,” who monitored and practiced care for his spiritual well-being and now allow him to do the same for his own family. The work shares this cultural truth of contemporary life among Native peoples that is often overlooked or misunderstood.

About the art

Bobby C. Martin is an artist/educator/facilitator who works out of his 7 Springs Studio near West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma. Martin’s artwork is exhibited and collected internationally. He has been featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions, the most recent being a one-person exhibition entitled But You Don’t Look Indian…, at ArtVentures Gallery in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 2018 and at the Dr. J.W. Wiggins Gallery at the University of Arkansas Little Rock in March 2019. In 2015, he co-curated Return from Exile: Contemporary Southeastern Indian art, an exhibition of contemporary Native artists that traveled to ten venues across the U.S. through 2018. Martin’s work is in numerous museum collections, including the Philbrook Museum, Gilcrease Museum, Hood Museum and the Museum of the Great Plains. An enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) tribe, he currently holds a Professor of Visual Arts position at John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Martin’s work includes imagery of spiritual icons in his life, “grannies and aunties,” who monitored and practiced care for his spiritual well-being and now allow him to do the same for his own family. The work shares this cultural truth of contemporary life among Native peoples that is often overlooked or misunderstood.