Amber DuBoise

Amber DuBoise
Lives in: Norman, OK
Email: alduboise@yahoo.com

Artist Statement

My drawings and paintings depict the stories that I heard as a child. My mother and father told Navajo, Sauk & Fox, and Prairie Band Potawatomi legends to my brother and me. I use oil paint, pen & ink, markers, and watercolor to show the complicated stories in a visual way. I illustrate these larger than life beings interacting with people in contemporary everyday life. I use different styles with different mediums so I can bridge the traditional Native American subjects with more modern contemporary styles. I work with old and new in various ways to create a bridge for viewers to see these stories differently.

Artist Bio

Amber L. DuBoise depicts contemporary Native American narratives based on her family heritage. Her mixed media pieces reference both Japanese Manga and American Comic Styles. DuBoise, an award winning artist, has completed several commissions for Vudu Consulting and has exhibited her commercial art for several years. She was awarded an honorable mention for Oklahoma State University Research Week in February 2016. She will be exhibiting in the Oklahoma State University Studio Senior Capstone Exhibition in April 2016. She has an Associates of Art from Seminole State College and will complete her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Spring 2016 at Oklahoma State University.

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