Robert Redbird, born in Lawton, Oklahoma, 22 July 1939, now currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona where two of his paintings are on display in the permanent collection of the Heard Museum. Robert Redbird is a member of the Kiowa tribe and the Kiowa Gourd Clan. Redbird is famous for his high level of skill. He often paints pictures dealing with spiritual themes and Kiowa culture. He hopes to preserve and teach others about the Kiowa culture through his art.