Statements like the one above are relatively uncommon in the large and ever-increasing body of literature on Jaune Quick-to-See Smith. Much has been written by critics and art historians about the artist and her work, but, in the main, Smith prefers not to say much herself. A talented and sought-after public speaker, she prefers to devote her presentations and more informal discussions to political activism, broader . . .

photo: Andy Ambrose
Once my paintings get started and they start rolling they take on a life of their own, and often that's the way things take place. They come from some mysterious place within.1