Allan Houser Haozous
Bronze edition of 8
80” H x 19”W x 44.5”D
On loan from the Allan Houser Inc. © Chiinde LLC
Prayer is displayed in the central concourse near the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. The sculpture is on loan to WRWA from Allan Houser, Inc. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the family company which represents the artist’s estate.
Will Rogers World Airport joins numerous other institutions in Oklahoma City and across the state in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the native Oklahoman’s birth. Celebrating Allan Houser: An Oklahoma Perspective is a partnership of eleven Oklahoma museums and cultural institutions in conjunction with the Oklahoma Museums Association honoring the legacy of Allan Houser. The exhibits and programs being presented throughout 2014 will explore the numerous aspects of the artist’s life and artistic career which spanned more than 60 years. Learn more about “Celebrating Allan Houser: An Oklahoma Perspective” at okhouser.org.
Born Allan Capron Haozous on a family farm near Lawton, Oklahoma on June 30, 1914, he was the first Chiricahua Apache in his family born out of captivity. He would become known to the world as Allan Houser. A prolific artist, he produced more than 500 paintings and thousands of drawings and sketches. He also produced more than a 1,000 sculptures in stone, wood and bronze, examples of which are in museums and private collections throughout the world.