Benjamin Harjo Jr.

Benjamin Harjo Jr.

Medium: Painting


About the Artist:

Considered one of the nation’s leading American Indian artists, Benjamin Harjo, Jr. is a Seminole and Absentee Shawnee whose professional career began with a formal education at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Oklahoma State University in 1974. With a career spanning over 30 years, Harjo has received many prestigious honors and awards. His work is highly sought by private collectors and can be viewed in public collections at the Fred E. Brown Collection at the Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Red Earth Center, Gilcrease Museum, Wheelright Museum, and the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian.


Oklahoma Native Artists Interview Series:

Return from Exile Artist Benjamin Harjo Jr.