Artesian Gallery Exhibit Artwork of Tyra Shackleford

Event Location

ARTesian Gallery & Studios

100 W. Muskogee

Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

Phone: (580) 622-8040

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Event Date(s):

6/1/2018 - 7/29/2018

Event Details:

The ARTesian Gallery & Studios will host a workshop and reception for Native American artist Tyra Shackleford, Saturday, June 2. The workshop will be 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and the reception will be 5-7 p.m. in Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Tyra is an enrolled member of the Chickasaw Nation. She is knowledgeable in many traditional crafts, but specializes in three ancient weaving techniques: fingerweaving, sprang, and twining.

Tyra’s art has been shown in numerous native art markets, shows, and exhibitions across the United States since 2011. Today, she draws inspiration from southeastern motifs, stories, and archeological findings and uses her work to educate the viewer about Chickasaw culture and preserve ancient techniques.

For more information, call (580) 622-8040.

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Last Updated: 05/18/2018