Drake Seaman (1935-2000), Southwestern artist, was born 1935 and died December 2000.Before becoming an artist, Drake worked as a cowboy on ranches in Wyoming where he experienced the real west. He painted cowboys, cattle, landscapes-life on a ranch. He also painted murals with Ray Strong. One of Seaman's landscape murals is in a Seventh Day Adventist Church in Santa Barbara, California. A mural titled "Prodigal Son" is in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Williams, Arizona.
He was a resident of Williams, Arizona and painted in sumi ink, acrylics, and oil using brush and knife applications.
He studied at the Kachina Art School with Jay Datus. From 1969 to 1970, he was an instructor of landscape painting at Brroks Fine Arts Center in Santa Barbara.
Two paintings are in the permanent collection at the Phippen Museum in Prescott, Arizona. Much of his collection resides with his wife in Williams, AZ.