“The buffaloes and black-tail deer are gone, and our Indian ways are almost gone. Sometimes I find it hard to believe that I ever lived them.” –Buffalo Bird Girl
Steve NelsonStyle: ART, ARCHITECTUREAuthor and illustrator S. D. Nelson is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in the Dakotas. His artwork appears on book jackets, greeting cards, and CD covers, and his paintings are held in both private and public collections. He has written and illustrated numerous award-winning children’s books.
Nelson earned his bachelor’s degree in art at Minnesota State University at Moorhead. His paintings offer a fresh contemporary interpretation of traditional Lakota images.