Robert Annesley is active/lives in Texas, Oklahoma. Robert Annesley is known for painter, sculptor and printmaker-Indian subjects.
Biography Robert Annesley
Born to a Cherokee Indian father from the Cookson Hills in Oklahoma,
and an Irish mother of a Texas ranching family, Robert Annesley became
a poet, historian, sculptor, painter and printmaker focusing on
subjects of his Native-American heritage. He has said that
he is "more Irish than Cherokee, and I'm proud of both, but for some
reason I am drawn to my Indian-ness." As a young man he intended
to be a cowboy but changed his mind "after being stomped by the first
bull I ever tried to ride."
At age fourteen, he won his first national award in painting, and by
age eighteen had a two-man exhibition. He took formal art
training at the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State
University. In 197
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