Newly released Tasunka A Horse Legend is told and illustrated by Montileaux. In Lakota and English, his newest book has won national awards including the Mom's Choice Award, Aesop Accolade Award, Moonbeam Children's Book Award, and the coveted Western Writers of America 2015 Spur Award.

"Donald F. Montileaux is a multi-award-winning Oglala Sioux artist and illustrator from Rapid City. His earlier book, Tatanka and the Lakota People, won an Aesop Accolade and a Spur Award, as well as three other national awards. His ledger-book inspired artwork has been featured all over the country in both private and public collections."
- South Dakota State Historical Society Press

38th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale, February 16-18, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Sioux Falls, SD. Premier reception Friday, February 16 - 5:00-9:00 pm; Show and Sale Saturday February 17 - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sunday February 18 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Horse Nation of the Ochethi Sakowin Exhibition venues:

  • Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, SD - December 16, 2016 to March 18, 2017
  • South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD - April 25 to August 20, 2017
  • Museum of Art, Kearney, Nebraska - September 5 to January 7, 2018

South Dakota Governor's 7th Biennial Exhibition venues. Exhibition catalogs are available at each venue:

  • South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD
    December 23, 2016 - April 16, 2017
  • John A. Day Gallery, USD, Vermillion, SD
    May 8 - July 28, 2017
    Reception: May 12, 2017, 5:00-7:00pm
  • Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science, Sioux Falls, SD
    September 30, 2017 - January 14, 2018
    Reception: October 6, 2017, 5:00-8:00 pm, with gallery talk at 6:00 pm

Tapun Sa Win (Red Cheek Woman) Exhibition venues:

  • The Journey Museum, Rapid City, SD April 7 to July 30, 2017
  • South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD - August 29 to December 31, 2017
  • Akta Lakota Museum & Cultural Center, Chamberlain, SD - February to May 2018

Lecture "Artists Preparation for Success" at Crazy Horse Monument, Crazy Horse, SD, June 22, 2017

49th Annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show, Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge, SD June 4 to August 13, 2017

Native P.O.P People of the Plains, Main Street Square, Rapid City, SD July 14-15, 2017.

2017 Santa Fe Indian Art Market, Santa Fe, NM August 19-20, 2017

South Dakota Festival of Books, Deadwood, SD, September 21-24, 2017

Native Realities: A 21st Century Western Self Identity Exhibition at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne, WY - September 1 to February 18, 2018

Third Annual Black Hills Winter American Indian Art Market - November 25, 2017, 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn Ballroom, Rapid City, SD

Solo exhibition Transitions of Lifestyle: Drawings from Hides to Ledger Paper at Visual Arts Center, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD December 9, 2017 to March 25, 2018

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