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Victory, Poteet
"Home of the Red Heavens"
H:60 x W:72
Poteet Victory(1948- )

Of Choctaw and Cherokee descent, Poteet Victory from Santa Fe, New Mexico, creates paintings with Native American subject matter. A major work has been his monumental "Trail of Tears" project in Norman, Oklahoma. The piece is devoted to themes of healing and cultural understanding. When completed the painting will be on display at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History at the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman and will be installed there permanently after a worldwide tour.

Source: Southwest Art, March 2002