An Evening with Brian Larney-Choctaw/Seminole Artist 9-12-2010

An Evening with Brian Larney-Choctaw/Seminole Artist.

Original creations by Brian Larney are rare archival illustrations from the past and rich culture of the Choctaw and Seminole nations. His visuals present a contemporary style of his heritage and maintains the period’s cultural accuracy. Brian honors his tribal heritage by doing Southeastern Art and signs his artwork with his tribal family name of five generations. His artist signature YA-HV-LA NE means Yellow-Wolf in Seminole. …Brian has served as an art instructor for special programs sponsored by various organizations such as the Texas Commission of the Arts, the American Indian Education Program of Dallas Public Schools in Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art and Dallas Bathhouse Cultural Center. From 1995- 1998, Brian received grants from the Neighborhood Touring Program (funded by the City of Dallas’ Cultural Affairs Program) to teach tribal heritage art to children throughout the City of Dallas. In 1993, Brian designed a program cover for the Human Rights Cover Expo for the City of Dallas S.M.U. Chapter/Amnesty International of the United Nations and art exhibition, Art exhibition at the G.T.E.’s World Headquarters’ in Los Colinas, Texas; art exhibit at the International Museum of Cultures. He presented a lecture and art exhibit for the Black History Program for the Human Resource and Service Administration’s office in Dallas. His artwork was showcased in Multicultural art exhibit at the Federal Bank of Dallas. His paintings hang at the Family Place in Dallas, the Mississippi Choctaw Museum in Choctaw, Mississippi and Oklahoma. Choctaw’s Nation’s Capitol Museum and Oklahoma Choctaw Nation Headquarters, The Silver Sun Gallery in Atlanta. The Seminole Nation Museum in Oklahoma and the Seminole Okalee Indian Village & Museum in Hollywood, Florida. He exhibited in a citywide art tour throughout Dallas, showcased artwork for the 32nd Annual Dallas All-sport Association Banquet, and lectured at the American- Indian Education Program night school. Calendar Signing for the American Indian Science and Engineering Society’s national conference in Houston. He has taught art classes and lectured about his artwork at several Dallas Public Schools to break stereotypes about American Indians and bring cultural awareness to the future. H.O.P.E. and the on an artist panel MAC Gallery to discuss the topic “The Melting Pot. Does it work or not?

Latest Accomplishments:
2004
Dallas Arts Gala / Art Exhibit
2004 Red Earth Art Market / Contemporary Art Merit Award
Showcase Ice House / One Man Art Show
Painting /Florida Seminole Commemorative Issue Hard Rock Casino opening
15th Annual Dallas American Indian Art Market
2003
American Indian Film Festival – Festival apparel designs
Featured Artist at the Eastfield College – Dallas
Featured Artist at the 14th Annual American Indian Art Market – Dallas
Joint venture with U.S. Lacrosse to carry stickball lithographs – Baltimore
2002
American Indian Film Institute 27th Festival Poster – San Francisco
American Indian Art Market – Tulsa
2001
American Indian Film Institute 26th Festival Poster – San Francisco
20th Anniversary :: Bathhouse Cultural Center art exhibition
Seminole Tribe of Florida’s: Festival art exhibit
Seminole Tribe of Florida’s: Housing Dept. – Annual Conference Painting
98-00
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale: Six Art Exhibitions –
Experiment 0.1 /0.2 /0.3 /0.4 / U.N.I.T.Y. and Door to the World
Experiment Visual installation-art exhibition-Void Gallery-New York
Art mural for Bob Marley Festival//Art Institute in Fort Lauderdale-Miami
Painting for “SAFARI” co. collateral campaign cover-Fort Lauderdale
Seminole Tribe of Florida – Big Cypress- 8 original Seminole clan paintings
Ancient folklore Latin storytelling paintings for a “Aboard” in-flight magazine in Miami that service air flights to Latin America

Awards:
Seminole Museum Signature Series
One Man Art Show/Best of Show/1st Place
Five Civilized Tribes Museum
1st Place/2nd Place
Red Earth
1st place, 2nd Place
Festival of Art
Featured Artist/Governor’s Award/1st Place/3rd Place
GTE World Headquarters
One Man Art Show
Eagledancer Gallery
One Man Art Show
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
Featured Artist

Website:
http://www.yahvlane.com/

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One response to “An Evening with Brian Larney-Choctaw/Seminole Artist 9-12-2010

  1. Good to see an elder Larney from the Choctaw / Seminole nations contributing so much.

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