Arthur’s project involves utilizing his Wounded Knee series of paintings and poems as a vehicle to promote Lakota culture and history. He intends to develop this series as an educational tool to reach out to the Native community, primarily the youth, to increase their knowledge of Native history, especially in regards to Wounded Knee.
He's got about 120 done.
He has about 180 to go.
"They're super-emotional," he says. "I'll do one and get enraged and want to kill someone. I'll do one and get depressed and want to kill myself."