Type of art: Painting, Drawing, Graphics & Photography
Waytula earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma and his certification to teach from Northeastern State University. Bryan taught grades 6th – 12th for 13 years before recently stepping away from the classroom to show his works full time across the United States. His works have been appreciated by professional athletes, charities, and numerous clients. Waytula is a 3rd generation Cherokee artist whose Grand-mother (Betty Scraper-Garner) & Mother (Vivian Cottrell) are Master Craftsmen & Cherokee Treasures in the art of basketry. He actively exhibits his award winning works in various Native American shows, exhibitions, and museums across the country. Born in Tahlequah, OK. he’s be drawing since the age of 5. Bryan works in a wide range of art mediums but has become known for his realistic works using colored pencils & charcoals.