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Ben Pease as featured in a story from Scripps Media.
Native American creative 'expresses his existence through art' after generations of oppression. Story by National Correspondent, Elizabeth Ruiz 

Mountain Living Magazine

Mountain Living Magazine's feature article titled "Braids on the Inside", How Ben Pease's contemporary art draws on native tradition

November 18, 2020

by Irene Rawlings


Billings Gazette

Ben Pease raises hard questions about cultural appropriation, creating new culture


Billings Gazette

Stapleton Gallery explores prized possessions in 'Trophy Room'. This write up features Pease's 'Sacred Indian Camp' installation in its entirety. 


Oberurseler Woche

In der Prärie der Burgwiesenschule

"In the prairie of the Castle Meadow School"

During Ben's travel to Germany, he visited a school to preform and speak on Indian-ness. He then gifted an original painting to the school to act as a conduit for education on Native Americans.


Explore Big Sky

Layers imbued with meaning


Yellowstone Public Radio

The Yellowstone Art Museum’s artist-in-residence, Ben Pease, who’s Crow and Northern Cheyenne, strives to make people question what they see in his art.


Billings Gazette

Promise Morning Star. Henny Scott’s art shown at Billings gallery with Northern Cheyenne classmates’ work. Article features Ben Pease and his time spent collaborating with Northern Cheyenne Students.

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Flathead Beacon

Montana native Ben Pease is a rising star in the art world, showcasing the history and heritage of Native Americans with a contemporary touch

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Abu Dhabi Blog

Contemporary Native American Art is coming to Abu Dhabi! It’s Native American Art Month at Abu Dhabi Art Hub, an event possible through the full support of the US Embassy of

Abu Dhabi.


Great Falls Tribune

Artist Ben Pease talks cultural appropriation, westward expansion and NFTs this week in the Great Falls Tribune's Eight Nation's newsletter titled "Why can't I just be an artist?"
written by Nora Mabie, Apr. 15, 2021

Apsáalooke Women & Warriors

Featuring Ben Pease's work on the cover, this book accompanies a multi-site exhibition at the Field Museum and the Neubauer Collegium. It combines images of contemporary and historic Apsáalooke cultural items and includes essays by Apsáalooke writers.


Billings Gazette

Crow tell their own story with major exhibit at Chicago's Field Museum


Nordwest-Zeitung, Freitag

Die Mauer bleibt in den köpfen

"The wall stays in the mind"

Featuring Ben's work on a section of the Berlin Wall in June 2019 in Germany.


Taunus Zeitung

Zwei vom gleichen stamm.

"Two from the same tribe"

More on Ben Pease's travels and works in Deutschland.

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Big Sky Journal Magazine

Showing Us Where We’ve Been. Cover Feature & Article


Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Plains Indian Museum

Artist-in-residence Ben Pease demonstrates award-winning artistic style

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Mountain Living Magazine

Ben Pease: The Storyteller



3 artists on working in a contemporary figurative manner

Native American Art Magazine's first ever 'Paint, Paper & Photography issue dedicated to  2-dimensional art. Painter Ben Pease explores his culture as he moves his work into a more contemporary realm.

Native American Art Magazine Issue #32

April/May 2021

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UChicago News

Exhibition upends traditional representations of Native American cultures

Members of the Creative Indigneous Colle

Cowboys & Indians Magazine

In addition to its wealth of historical pieces, the Plains Indian Museum has begun showcasing the Creative Indigenous Collective alongside contemporary Native artists’ work in its new gallery space.

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Nordwest-Zeitung, Dienstag

Einblick in die seele der Crow

"Insight into the soul of the Crow"

Featuring Ben's travels to Germany in speaking on geneology, family and culture.


South West Art Magazine

21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch

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A Conversation With Artist Ben Pease

Ben Pease, winner of the Curator’s Choice Award at the High Desert Museum’s 2018 Art in the West exhibition for his work “Keeper of the People,” explores the history and the future of Native American heritage through mixed-media art.

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University of North Carolina Press

With Pease's work on the cover this pathbreaking book documents the transformation of reproductive practices and politics on Indian reservations from the late nineteenth century to the present, integrating a localized history of childbearing, motherhood, and activism on the Crow Reservation in Montana with an analysis of trends affecting Indigenous women more broadly.