Lauren Monroe Jr., Blackfoot (Amskapi Pikanni)

Lauren Monroe Jr. is a member of the Amskapii Pikanni, a band of the Siksikaisitapi (Blackfoot Confederacy) who paints in acrylic and oils. His art reflects the Blackfoot culture and his own interpretation as an artist of the culture and world around him. Active in both the culture and history of the Blackfoot People, he feels his art is a bridge to better understanding of his people and their history.

Currently Lauren resides on the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana, currently pursuing his Doctorate while he continues to learn and study Blackfoot Culture.