(1908 - 2000)
Born and raised in Kickapoo, Kansas, Roland “Kickapoo” Logan graduated from Leavenworth, Kansas Senior High School in 1926. He played halfback on the football team at Kansas University in Lawrence, coached at the West Point Military Academy, and was a Commander in the U.S. Navy. He was also a member of the National Hall of Fame for athletic trainers. His art studios were located in Palm Springs, California where he lived and worked for many years. Logan won the Postato Prize awarded by the Salmagundi Club of New York City. He was also awarded the American Institute of Fine Arts Medal.
Kickapoo is known for his landscapes, seascapes and American Indian paintings. He signed his paintings “Kickapoo Logan.” Kickapoo’s younger brother Gene Adams Logan was also a well listed artist specializing in sculpture.
Works in Museums and Special Collections:
Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY
Old World Gallery, Kansas City, MO
The Eisenhower Collection, Eisenhower Museum, Abilene, KS
The Collection of the Fine Arts Museum, Kansas University, KS
Civic Art Gallery, Topeka, KS
Biography from the Archives of AskArt
Scott Wilder, Fine Art Researcher of Kansas and Missouri artists
His painting “God’s Children” was inscribed: “To my dear friends – the Laehrs – with love - Kickapoo Logan.”
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