Star Wallowing Bull was born in 1973 and raised in the Twin Cities. An Ojibwe-Arapaho, he is a member of the White Earth Nation in Minnesota, and has lived in the Fargo-Moorhead, Minnesota area since 2001. He has received numerous awards including the 2010 Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship. His work is currently featured in the exhibition Arriving at Fresh Water: Contemporary Native Artists from Our Great Lakes organized by Minneapolis Institute of Art. His work can be found in the collections of the aforementioned museum, from which he received the 2001 Native Artist Fellowship, as well as the Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, the Plains Art Museum, Fargo, The British Museum, London, and the Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis. His work is in the private collections of Winona LaDuke, White Earth, MN, James Rosenquist, Aripeka, FL, Mason Riddle, Saint Paul, and Thomas Arneson, Minneapolis.