Fiber artists and award-winning, Chicksaw members Tyra Shackleford and Margaret Wheeler will be featured in April and May 2018. This is the first time the artists and friends will have a duo-show.
Shackleford's honors include many, among them a first place and best of division in the Southwest Association of Indian Arts (SWAIA) Indian Market held annually at Santa Fe, New Mexico; a first place for her work, in the Cultural Diverse category in the Southeastern Art Show and Market (2017); and a Best of Division, First Place and a Purchase Award in the 25th Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival (2017).
Wheeler's career, which spans a few decades, includes most recently, the honor of being one of six artists selected to collaborate the creation of Miss Oklahoma Triana Browne's outfit for Miss America. More details, including the reception date, will be announced on the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center's website and event Facebook page as the show nears.