Allan Houser

Allan Capron Houser or Haozous (June 30, 1914 – August 22, 1994) a Chiricahua Apache sculptor, painter and book illustrator born in Oklahoma.

He was one of the most renowned Native American painters and Modernist sculptors of the 20th century.

Houser’s work can be found at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the National Museum of the American Indian, and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. and in numerous major museum collections throughout the North America, Europe, and Japan. Additionally, Houser’s “Offering of the Sacred Pipe” is on display at United States Mission to the United Nations in New York City.