Long Shadowz Fade to Black & White: Robert Charloe at Spokane Art School
Exhibit on display February 7 – March 25; Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Opening reception, Friday, February 7, 5 to 8 p.m.
When asked “what sort of photographer are you…?” “Well” said I, “I’m a point n pray kind…” then I say “I point the camera, take the photo, then pray it comes out OK”. I smile a lot too.
Robert Charloe owns and operates, Buffalo River – Fine Art Photography, and has for over 20 years. Charloe earned his Associate of Fine Arts Degree in photography and Museum 2D design from the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM way back in 1980. Charloe started then stopped, then went back to graduate in 2004 from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Arts and American Indians Studies. In the fall of 2002, while attending the UW, Charloe’s name was added to the Dean’s List and was awarded a High Scholar Award. Charloe completed his educational journey in 2007 at Antioch University, Seattle with a Masters Degree in Education.
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians was established in 1914 by executive order signed by President Wilson. Robert Charloe is a proud enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe. Charloe is also an award-winning photographer. Robert has been an artists all his life, but only picked up the camera in 1978. Since that time Charloe has participated of shared in over 100 exhibits, from Seattle to Santa Fe, NM and has had solo/traveling exhibits in four countries. Mr. Charloe has won numerous ribbons and awards for his presentation as a fine art photographer. Among the many honors and recognition of Charloe’s work, is a B&W photo, that was used for the 2009 WGBH/PBS American Experience. A 5-part American Indian History documentary series, “We Shall Remain American through Native Eyes”.