Bocock, Lee

Lee Bocock
Place of Birth: 
Tulsa, OK.


     Lee Bocock currently lives in Oklahoma city, OK. Lee is the niece of two of the prestigious "singing Red Men" from Bacone College (Muskogee, OK), who sang in their native language & entertained the troops in world war II. Lee literally grew up with art. At age five, Lee had a drawing shown at the Philbrook Museum of Art (Tulsa, OK). AS a self-taught artist, such early experiences laid the foundation for Lee's artwork.
     Lee finds the panorama of the plains Indian culture a primary source of inspiration. Lee's artwork exhibits the iconic connection of humanity to the birds & animals of the environment, the visionary presence of the mystical & the cultural traditions of the past. Known for her innovative compositions in oil, acrylics, collage & mixed-media, Lee's artwork exhibits masterful draftsmanship, an unerring sense of design & spatial composition, & a fearless exploration of new dementions in color & texture, using heavy layers of oil & acrylics or tissue-thin glazes.
     Lee has long been involved with Public Edutation, having volunteered for hundreds of hours in Art programs for Native American students. Lee served for seven years on the school Board in Moore, OK. In 1994, Lee was appointed by the Governor to serve on Oklahoma's Arts Council. Lee Bocock's artwork has won awards at art shows & festivals, including the Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonials (Gallup, NM). Lee's artwork can be found in numerous private & public art collections across the United States & abroad.
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