Kathy Kills Thunder (her legal name) was born in 1947 in Seattle, WA. Her father, Ben Kills Thunder, was a Sioux Indian from the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in NE Montana.
Kathy grew up shuttling back and forth between Seattle and the Colville Indian Reservation in NE Washington.
Kathy has been painting and beading since she was six.
She uses a bright color palette and prodigious imagination in creating her painted and beaded work.
The softness of her paintings brings out the true soul of the Sioux world.
More of Kathy Kills Thunder‘s amazing artwork can be found across the Internet.