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BRYAN PARKER
(Muscogee Creek/Mississipi Choctaw)

Rolling Rez Arts Bus Coordinator

Bryan grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Bryan’s passion for the arts brought him to First Peoples Fund in 2017 as the coordinator for the Rolling Rez Arts program. The Rolling Rez crisscrosses the Pine Ridge Reservation and reaches surrounding Native communities in South Dakota, strengthening the Collective Spirit through art and professional development.

Bryan proudly served in the U.S. Army for three years, and spent 14 months deployed to Iraq. He is a 2010 graduate of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, with a bachelor’s of fine arts in new media arts — moving images. After graduation Bryan centered his creativity on building his 2D art portfolio and has received several awards for his work. Bryan lives in Red Shirt Table, South Dakota with his wife, Molina Parker, an award-winning Lakota bead artist, and their daughter, Bobbi Labelle.