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Release Date: October 17, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

  • Kaitlyn Tingle‚Äôs butterfly design, which won the 2017 contest and served as the artwork accompanying all materials promoting the 2018 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference.

Chickasaw young ladies are invited to embrace their artistic abilities by entering the 2019 Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference Butterfly Art Contest.

Symbolic of the beauty, inspiration and determination of Chickasaw women throughout history, the winning butterfly serves as the artwork accompanying all materials promoting the event.

Artists must be female Chickasaw citizens and between ages 14 to 18.

Artists may use paint, drawing materials or collage materials (no glitter). The actual image of the butterfly must be between five and 20 inches and must be submitted on pre-cut art paper, canvas or art board proportional to the butterfly.

Artwork that does not meet requirements will be excluded from judging.

The 2019 winning artist will receive a $500 cash award.

Submissions can be turned in between Monday, Oct. 29, and Friday, Nov. 9, and must be delivered in person or via mail to the Chickasaw Nation Arts and Humanities Division, 201 N. Broadway, Ada, Oklahoma.

An application and full list of rules and guidelines are located at

For more information, contact Kati Cain at (580) 272-5520 or

Last Updated: 09/16/2016