Anthony Dieter

"I contributed the knife image at the front of the site. It's been awhile, but I believe it is called "Osler Street - '79."

Anthony Deiter is an Aboriginal contemporary storyteller, employing sculpture, 3-D digital animation and other computer technologies to communicate the story of North America's Aboriginal people through references to his own history. As an Aboriginal teacher, designer and artist working with visual and web site software, one of his personal mandates is to close the digital divide in disadvantaged communities. Deiter works frequently in both the US and Canada. He is currently a Professor of Digital Media Studies at King College and has taught and exhibited experimental animation and Web Site Design at the University of South Dakota, the First Nations University of Canada and the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

His work has been shown Internationally and in numerous galleries and museums throughout Canada and the US, including the National Museum of the American Indian (New York City), Mendel Art Gallery (Saskatoon, Canada), 2 Rivers Gallery (Minneapolis), Museum of the Red River (Idabel, Oklahoma), Institute of American Indian Arts Museum (Santa Fe). In 2003 and 2005 he participated in the Pou Kapua project with Maori and Indigenous artists from around the globe in Auckland, New Zealand.

His experimental animation/film work been shown on PBS and he is one of the artists who was featured in Native Views: Influences of Modern Culture on Art Train USA, a traveling exhibit housed in vintage rail cars that went on a national tour across the US in 2007.