|Size:||31" x 8" x 12"|
|Price:||Price On Request|
Bronze on marble and walnut base
Tolic Player or Stickball player is a depiction of a Native American game that has evolved from early times. Lacrosse is similar to this very rough game that was used to settle community disputes. It is also referred to as “Little Brother of War”.
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Burneta Venosdel, AWA, WAOW, APA, is a national award winning sculptor and painter, who specializes in bronze sculpture. Growing up in northwestern Oklahoma provides the foundation and experiences from which she draws inspiration to create strong, dynamic, western influenced detail-rich modern pieces. Burneta is influenced by the works of Remington, Russell and many of her contemporaries, with whom she has studied.
A highlight in 2016 has been working with the Great great Granddaughter, of Kiowa Chief Satanta, Set-T'ainte, signer of the Medicine Lodge Treaty, to create a bust of Chief Satanta for inclusion in the Fort Sill Museum in Lawton, Oklahoma.
Another project has been working with the Wah-Zah-Zhe Osage Ballet School, to create a ballerina sculpture to benefit the school, which teaches young Osage children to interpret their heritage, through dance.
Burneta is currently co-working along with the Free Family, on the Monument of actor Ben Johnson, created by John Free, Sr. for the town of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, as a part of the PAO, Preserving Arts in the Osage Project, to revitalize town and establish it as a 'Main Street' town and a vibrant 'Arts District'.
Burneta is a Signature member of the American Women Artists, Women Artists of the West, and American Plains Artists. She is also a member of Oklahoma Sculpture Society, National Sculptures Society, Oklahoma Visual Artist Coalition and Preserving Arts in the Osage.
Burneta is represented by RS Hanna Gallery in Fredericksburg, Texas, Tallgrass Art Gallery in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, and a PleinAir sculpting instructor at Pawhuska and Woolaroc.