George Flett is a member of the Spokane Tribe and lives in Wellpinit, Washington. Upon graduation from High School, he attended the Institute of American Indian Arts, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from 1964 - 1966. At the Institute, George studied painting and silver smithing. Following service in the United States Army for two years, George worked in the museum field for over eleven years. He considers himself a "full time Indian Artist" since 1983, working primarily in Acrylic painting, as well as embossing of papers, ledger style drawing and silver smithing. George is currently working on a Ledger Style Drawing to be shown in February at the University of Massachusetts.
George has had shows and won awards at such prestigious galleries and venues as:
Santa Fe Indian Market
Montana Indian Market in Billings
Colorado Indian Market in Boulder and Denver
Red Cloud Indian Art Show in Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Buffalo Bill Historical Center at Cody, Wyoming
Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona
Red Earth, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Julyamsh at Post Falls, Idaho
P.O. Box 197
Wellpinit, Washington 99040
A wonderful web site was prepared for George by Dick Pearce of Wheaton College in Massachusetts. See http://www.wheatonma.edu/arts/flett/ The site includes information on "ledger art," the Spokane Tribe and other related topics.