CTHC Reception for fiber artists Tyra Shackleford and Margaret Roach Wheeler
- Venue: Chisholm Trail Heritage Center (map details)
- Dates: Sun, April 8, 2018
- Times: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
- Telephone: (580) 252-6692
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.