Oreland Joe, CA Western Art and Architecture July 2008
In 1993, Joe received the distinct honor of becoming the first Native American artist to be a member of the Cowboy Artists of America. In 1996, he was chosen out of 50 artists by the Ponca City Native American Foundation to produce a 22-foot bronze sculpture of Chief Standing Bear. Since then his work has appeared in Prix de West, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Arizona: A Millennium of Arizona Art, Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson, Arizona; Masters of the West, Autry National Center, Los Angeles, California; Indian Artists of America Show, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona; Cowboy Artists of America Roundup, Cowboy Artists of America Museum, Kerrville, Texas; and others.
His work is exhibited at the Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery, in Tucson, Arizona, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.