ARTesian Gallery & Studios to host community art and craft lessons

  • Courtesy photo Eric Smith, Chickasaw craftsman and ancient weapons expert, has years of experience creating clothing, weapons, footwear, gorgets, quivers, bows, arrows and buckskin lavishly adorned with feathers and accoutrements.
    Courtesy photo Eric Smith, Chickasaw craftsman and ancient weapons expert, has years of experience creating clothing, weapons, footwear, gorgets, quivers, bows, arrows and buckskin lavishly adorned with feathers and accoutrements.
  • Courtesy photo Kim Gentry and Phyllis Cox, along with the assistance from Tammy Smith and Sherrie Orr, made and distributed quilts to the Ardmore Vets on December 10. Barbara Reboldt donated the materials.
    Courtesy photo Kim Gentry and Phyllis Cox, along with the assistance from Tammy Smith and Sherrie Orr, made and distributed quilts to the Ardmore Vets on December 10. Barbara Reboldt donated the materials.
SULPHUR, Okla. – The Chickasaw Nation will offer an assortment of classes and workshops for both experienced and aspiring artists throughout January, kicking off the new year at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios, 100 W. Muskogee St. The roster of expert artists and artisans preparing learning opportunities for the community include Patta Butcher, Leanne Parker-West, Donna Welch, Eric Smith and…

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