Gourd Dance by Johnnie Diacon (Mvskoke)
Mixed Media on Illustration Board
20" x 16"
Gourd Dance is a mixed media painting depicting a scene from Kiowa Gourd Dancing held in Carnegie, Oklahoma. This work is a colorful masterpiece that centers a male Gourd dancer with color and composition choices. Diacon references ledger art through the use of horizontal linework in the middle ground that is broken up by the placement of a teepee. Each piece of Diacon's is professionally framed, signed, and perfect for collectors of indigenous art.