Reuben Ironhorse Kent
As the following images underscore, Reuben Ironhorse-Kent, an enrolled member of the Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska, shows expertise in multiple media, from ceramics to flutes.
A Cum Lauda Language Arts graduate from Peru state College, Reuben is also a member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society.
Reuben Ironhorse-Kent also earned MFA (Creative Writing) and AFA (Three-Dimensional) degrees from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Sante Fe, New Mexico.
As a quick look on the internet indicates, multiple venues have featured his American Indian Flute playing and artistic talents.
Enjoy a short interview with Reuben.
Many works feature his creative endeavors:
- Native American Art by Robin Langley Sommer
- Hands In Clay – 3rd-5th (Edition college level ceramics textbook) by Charlotte Speight and John Toki
- Creativity Is Our Tradition – Institute of American Indian Arts-Santa Fe, NM
- The Ioway: The Lost Nation by Kelley and Tammy Rundle
Multiple notable collections likewise include Reuben's work:
- The Smithsonian American Indian Art Museum
- The Institute of American Indian Arts
- The Heritage Museum at Pine Ridge, SD,
- The Southern Plains Indian Museum