Sheridan MacKnight, Hunkpapa Lakota Painter
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Award winning Hunkpapa Lakota artist Sheridan MacKnight works display the influence of the traditional styles. She often selects subject matter that is important to her culture, beliefs, and traditions that have been instilled in her from an early age. This makes her paintings unique, exciting and very collectible.
Sheridan MacKnight (1959- ) is Hunkpapa Lakota painter and jeweler who resides in Los Angeles, California and Santa Fe, New Mexico. MacKnight is from the Standing Rock Reservation and White Earth Chippewa from Minnesota. She earned a BFA from Pasadena, California’s Art Center College of Design. She has received many awards at the Santa Fe Indian Market, and has participated in shows at the Heard Museum, MoCNA, Hood Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, and Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts.
Image of Sheridan MacKnight courtesy of the artist.