Tobias Robles Monroe (Comanche)
Native American Artist
Picture details: “Stompers in the Spring” (Tobias Robles Monroe)
When Tobias was a young man, his family owned a few buffalo. The most powerful and biggest of the herd, was called “Stompers.” Recently, these buffalo returned in Tobias’ dreams. This painting represents the buffalo from his dreams.
“Stompers“ – – – Oil on canvas, using a pallet knife, 24×36 feet
„Stompers Journey“ – – – Oil on canvas, done with pallet knife, 18×24 feet
„Traditional Bustle“ – – – Oil on canvas, 30×40 feet
„Into the Mystic“ – – – Oil on canvas, done with pallet knife, 28×36 feet
To this Tobias Robles Monroe wrote:
“This painting came from a dream. It was one of my first buffalo paintings I did.
This one is part of a series of the buffalo named Stomper’s…
I started doing buffalo paintings, because Buffalo’s started coming into my dreams…”
Juanita Pahdopony to Tobias Robles Monroe:
Tobias Monroe is a young Comanche artist known for a bold and colorful palette. His work utilizes themes of buffalo as an important source of food, shelter, and tools for the nomadic Southern Plains people. His work, while utilizing traditional themes has a contemporary approach and style. He is a new and exciting artist and surely his work will become collected by those who appreciate Native art with colorful movement. Juanita Pahdopony