with Edwin George
Edwin is a full blooded Eastern Band Cherokee
Edwin George, a 71 year old Cherokee Native who resides in Kent, Ohio, is one of Ohio¹s premiere folk artists. He is the recepient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship in 2005. His work is rich in cultural heritage as there are symbols and images that directly relate to the language and customs of the Cherokee people. It is an honor and privilege to be allowed to show his work at our North Water Street Gallery.
This event will mark Standing Rock Cultural Arts' fifth annual Earth Day Exhibition. Edwin will be also be on hand to tell stories and answer questions regarding the history and traditional practices of the Cherokee People.