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Item ID: 9245

Tribal Affiliation: Blackfeet
Primary Media: Pen and Ink, Oil, Acrylic and Water Color

Livermore’s career as a professional artist has been richly varied. His work ranges from highly detailed pen and ink sketches to oil, acrylic and water color paintings. He does not confine himself to a particular style or treatment of a subject, preferring instead to continually experiment in the creation of new forms of expression.

Earl Livermore, Blackfeet Indian Artist received his professional training at the University of Washington, 1959-1961; and the Burnley School of professional Art, both in Seattle. In 1964 he studied at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. In 1978, the artist obtained a Master’s Degree in Education at Harvard University. Livermore also studied printmaking at Radcliffe College and pottery at Edmonds Community College.


Heard Museum of Guild Phoenix, Arizona, 1969
Philbrook Art Center Tulsa, Oklahoma
Exhibition of American Arts of Indian America Washington D.C. 1967
First Annual Indian Art Exhibit of Montana University of Montana, 1969
Second place in oils National Indian Arts Exhibition Scottsdale, Arizona
Indian Festival of Arts LaGrande, Oregon
Awarded first place, Eagle Feather Award
Museum of the Plains Indian Browning, Montana
One-man exhibition and several paintings in permanent collection of the museum
Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco, California