Darrell Norman has been an active artist for the past thirty years specializing in Blackfeet tribal art forms both contemporary and traditional presentations based on Blackfeet design, imagery and symbolism. Darrell learned traditional art forms, drums, rattles, shields and par fleche work from Blackfeet elders and artists. In 1981 Darrell received his formal art degree from North Seattle Community College in Seattle Washington. After 36 years of living in Seattle, Darrell returned to the reservation in 1991 and in 1993 began the Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village in Browning where his art is on display and he can be met in person.
In 2002 he was awarded the Community Spirit Award from the First Peoples Fund in both 2004 and 2009 he was awarded the Artists in Business Leadership Award from the First Peoples Fund. Darrell has been an artistic consultant for the American Indian Museum in Washington D.C. and for many projects concerning Blackfeet Heritage for books and films.