Abstract Painting

Cow’s Life, 1969

Artist Courtney Moyah
(White Mountain Apache/Akimel O’odham/Tohono O’odham, 1948 - present)
Medium Etching on paper
Dimensions 11.875” x 9.25”


Courtney Moyah was born in the Gila River Indian Community and attended the IAIA post-graduate program between 1967 and 1969 focusing on printmaking, poetry, commercial art, jewelry, design, and exhibition arts. He served a year in Vietnam, returning in 1971 and attended universities in Texas and Arizona between 1971-1974. Moyah continued his artist career, while serving his home community of Gila River. To Cry in the Dark is a dynamic, gestural abstraction that expresses the emotions of the artist.