Robin Polhamus is
best known among the Native American Osage Tribe as the artist
responsible for researching, designing, and painting the murals
displayed on the walls of the Osage Tribal Council
An educational grant from the BIA allowed her to
pursue her art career.
- Los Angeles Trade Tech, Commercial
Art degree, 1974.
- Various murals in San Francisco,
Oklahoma, Texas, and Iowa.
- Plaque at the
Osage Dance Arbor in Indian Camp, Pawhuska, OK.
- "It has
been said in this Lodge" mural, Osage Council Chambers.
"Destiny to Dynasty" mural, Osage Council Chambers.
One" mural, Osage Council lobby.
- Centennial Celebration,
October 25, 1997 Osage
logo,(contest winner). The design is on
view at the
Osage Tribal Museum, Pawhuska, OK.
Grandmother was Gra-To-Ne, her English name was Minnie Elkins
Smith, Great Grandfather was Sha-Ah-Wah-Pe, Hay-Sho-Ke; her
Great Grandmother Ne-Kah-She-He, English name was Mary
Elkins and her father was Pretty Hair. Her Great Aunt was
Com-Pox-She; English name was Kate McCormick.
Osage name is Leh-Doh-Wee-Tseh-Keh, (Hawk Precious); the family Clan
© Robin Polhamus