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Marsha Hedrick
1st Place Pottey Miniatures -- Heard Museum Indian Market -- March 2015
Karen Clarkson
Best of Show - Choctaw Art Show 2013, First Prize - Choctaw Art Show 2013, First Prize - Sedona Arts Festival 2011-2012, First Prize - Gold Medal Award Drawing Category
Conservatory Art Classic
Gwen Coleman Lester
Heritage Award
Choctaw Indian Art Show 2012

Best of Division, Graphics
Cherokee Art Market 2012
Theresa Renegar
Choctaw Pow Wow in Tuskhomma 1st & 3rd place in jewelry category
Keith Pearson
Honorable Mention Choctaw Nation Art Show 2011

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Today's Featured Artist Is

Gwen Coleman Lester


Acrylic Paintings and Colored Pencil Drawings

Focusing on Native American subject matter, the majority of Gwen's artwork are illustrations of contemporary Choctaw culture. They include illustrations of family life, dances, and stickball games. Sometimes Choctaw language is included as a design element. Gwen also has a series of illustrations of traditional Choctaw legends. The colored pencil drawings are realistic and tightly rendered, while her acrylic paintings are more loose and painterly. She also works in pastel using Native American subject matter.

Gwen is interested in all things Choctaw. She and her husband, Rod, are learning the Choctaw language through Choctaw Nation's Community Class program. This will, no doubt, provide her with more subject matter for her paintings. Her paintings have won her many awards from the Five Civilized Tribes Museum in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The Museum Board of Directors named her a Master Artist of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum in November 2007.

Gwen received a degree in commercial art from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Gwen and her husband, Rod Lester, produce limited edition prints of her Choctaw art through their company Native Traditions Artworks.

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