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Franklin Gritts
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Dates
1914-
Date Note
birth date August 8, 1914; death date November 8, 1996
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Artist’s physical folder is filed alphabetically in the Native American Artists Resource Collection under the following name:
Gritts, Franklin
Exhibits
100 YEARS OF NATIVE AMERICAN PAINTING. The Oklahoma Museum of Art. Oklahoma City, OK. (03/05/1978 - 04/16/1978)
Oklahoma Indian Paintings: Creek, Kiowa, Apache, Ottawa, Cheyenne, Cherokee. Abilene Museum of Fine Arts. Abilene, Texas. July 7- 31, 1942. Note: sponsored by the Abilene chapter of the American Association of University Women and assembled by the Bartlesville, Oklahoma branch of the association; includes the following artists: Spencer Asah, James Auchiah, Cecil Dick, Bronson Edwards, Louis Q. Haskell, Allan Houser Franklin Gritts and Solomon McCombs.
Fairs and Markets
1937 American Indian Exposition and Congress. American Indian Exposition. Tulsa, Oklahoma. October 21-23, 1937. Note: second annual.
Publications
Found 7 record(s)
Available ActionsCitationPagesPublication DateArtist Citation NotesWebsite
. "Oklahoma Indian Paintings Exhibition Opens at Museum". Abilene Reporter-News, July 7, 1942. 1942.51942Newspaper article about a July 1942 exhibition of paintings by Oklahoma Indians at the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts, Abilene, Texas; artists include Spencer Asah, James Auchiah, Cecil Dick, Bronson Edwards, Louis Q. Haskell, Allan Houser, Franklin Gritts, and Solomon McCombs. Exhibition was sponsored by the Abilene chapter of the American Association of University Women and assembled by the Bartlesville, Oklahoma branch of the association.
American Indian Exposition. American Indian Exposition and Congress, October 21, 22, 23, 1937, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Tulsa, Oklahoma: American Indian Exposition. 1937.81937Catalog of an exhibition and congress organized by American Indian Exposition. Sources and artists represented: Shawnee Agency: Ernest Spybuck -- Bennie Jefferson -- Marcellus Duncan -- Herman Franklin. Osage Agency: Louis Haskell -- Marian Revard -- Russell Wagoshe -- Mary Tall Chief. Kiowa artists: James Auchiah -- Stephen Mopope -- Spencer Asa. Agency of the Five Civilized Tribes: Cecil Dick -- Tony Tonkilla. -- Navajo Service, Window Rock, Arizona: Andrew Tsinaijginnie. United States Indian School, Santa Fe: Allan Busheyhead -- Oscar Howe -- Mary Ellen -- Ha-so-de -- Helena Lo-Mo-Yes-Va -- Tony Chapito -- Clarence Guiterrez -- Louis Naranjo -- Juan B. Gutierrez -- Jose D. Pecos -- Otelateya -- Santiago Romero -- Joe H. Herrera -- Thomas Thompson -- Ca-Wa-Stu-Ma -- Juan G. Swazo -- Pete Vigil -- Ultimio Vigil -- Ka-Tside -- Carlos Garcia -- Eva Mirabel -- Tonita Lujan -- Eloisa Bernal -- Pop-Chalee -- James Tsoodle -- Lorenzo Beard. Bacone College, Bacone: Richard West -- Solo
Jacobson, O. B. and Jeanne d'Ucel. Les Peintres Indiens d'Amérique. Nice, France: Edition d'art C. Szwedzicki. 1950.1950Issued in two volumes with 77 color plates. Includes the following artists: Acee Blue Eagle -- Fred Beaver -- Solomon McCombs -- Cecil Dick -- Franklin Gritts -- Cecil Murdock -- Earle Poodry -- Chief T. Saul -- American Horse -- Spencer Asah -- James Auchiah -- Archie Black Owl -- Woody Bigbow -- Blackbear Bosin -- Allan Bushyhead -- Jesse Davis -- Paul Goodbear -- Jack Hokeah -- Oscar Howe -- George C. Keahbone -- Alfred Kodaseet -- Calvin Larvie -- Stephen Mopope -- Victor Pepion -- Leonard Riddles -- Larry Saupity -- Lois Smoky -- Carl Sweezy -- Marian Terasaz -- Herman Toppah -- Monroe Tsa-To-Ke -- W. Richard West -- Benjamin Gilbert Atencio -- Dempsey Chapita -- Louis Gonzales -- Joe Herrera -- Velino Shije Herrera -- James Humetewa -- Mariana Lujan -- Fred Kabotie -- Julian Martinez -- Eva Mirabal -- Vincente Mirabal -- Geronima Cruz-Montoya -- Walter Mootzka -- Ignacio Moquino -- Adolph Naranjo -- Tonita Pena -- Otis Polelonema -- Ben Quintano -- Alphonso Roybal -- Abel Sanche
Lester, Patrick D. ~The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters. Tulsa, Oklahoma: SIR Publications. 1995.2121995
Silberman, Arthur. ~100 Years of Native American Painting, March 5-April 16, 1978, the Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Oklahoma Museum of Art. 1978.52-531978Introduction by Jamake Highwater
Van Duyne, Viola. "Paintings by Oklahoma Indians Attacts Visitors to Art Museum". Abilene Reporter-News, July 26, 1942. 1942.41942Newspaper article about a July 1942 exhibition of paintings by Oklahoma Indians at the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts, Abilene, Texas; exhibition was sponsored by the local chapter of the American Association of University Women and the included artists Franklin Gritts, Allan Houser, Spencer Asah, Solomon McCombs, James Auchiah, Cecil Dick, Bronson Edwards, and Louis Q. Haskell.
Wikipedia contributors. "Franklin Gritts". In: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (host URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/) at source URL (permanent link dated February 14, 2017): https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Franklin_Gritts&oldid=765373735. 2017.2017Franklin Gritts on Wikipedia (viewed March 15, 2017)View

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