Rick Bartow

Rick Bartow (Wiyot), December 16, 1946 - April 2, 2016
Bartow was a Vietnam Veteran, a life-long musician and song-writer, a widower, an enrolled member of the Wiyot Indians, and is considered one of the most important leaders in contemporary Native American art. His art was subject of over 100 solo exhibitions at museums and galleries, including the retrospective Things You Know But Cannot Explain, organized by the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art at University of Oregon, and accompanied with a fully illustrated monograph. His passion was working in the studio and engaging with peers in the ancient and current worlds of self expression. Transformation, bold gesture and articulate line are only three elements to consider in Rick Bartow's art.

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Rick  Bartow Little Hawk Chant
Little Hawk Chant, 2010
20 x 16 in
Rick  Bartow Crow Talk
Crow Study, 2014
16 x 20 in
Rick  Bartow Kestrel Stooping
Observer, 2013
20 x 16 in
Rick  Bartow Crow Talk
Bucked Off, 2014
12 x 16 in
Rick  Bartow Pow Wow Triptych _1
Pow Wow Triptych #1, 2009
12 x 27 in
Rick  Bartow Kestrel Stooping
Standing Hawk Study, 2012
12 x 9 in
Rick  Bartow Kestrel Stooping
FB Dog 1, 2012
12 x 12 in
Rick  Bartow Red Dirt Poem _8
Swallow Again, 2013
12 x 16 in
Rick  Bartow Crow Hop IV
Black Leg Dance, 2014
72 x 72 in
Rick  Bartow Bird Bird Bird Crow Crow
Blue Sabot, 2015
36 x 48 in
Rick  Bartow Bird Bird Bird Crow Crow
Coyote/Madonna, 2015
36 x 36 in
Rick  Bartow Cloak of Kestrel
Rider with V, 2015
30 x 30 in
Rick  Bartow Cloak of Kestrel
Smokey W/ Dog, 2015
30 x 30 in
Rick  Bartow Origin of Human Imagination
Voices, 2015
36 x 36 in
Rick  Bartow Origin of Human Imagination
Voices II, 2015
36 x 36 in
Rick  Bartow Bear Dance with Swallows
Bear Dance with Swallows, 2014
44.5 x 44.5 in
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Rick  Bartow Hawk Chant
Hawk Chant, 2001
26 x 40 in
Rick  Bartow Red Wing
Old Song, 2012
26 x 40 in
Rick  Bartow Taka
Attempt at Seduction, 2006
7 x 4 in
Rick  Bartow Dreams of Light
Bosch Bird, 2015
5 x 4 in
Rick  Bartow Taka
C = Crow, 2015
3.5 x 3.5 in
Rick  Bartow Crazy Crow
Crazy Crow, 2000
9 x 8 in
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