Fiber artists and award-winning, Chicksaw members Tyra Shackleford and Margaret Wheeler will be featured at the Chisholm Trail Heritage Center, April 3 to May 19. A public reception has been set for 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at the Heritage Center.
This is the first time the two women 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.
Please follow the event listed on the Heritage Center's Facebook page under Events for updates.