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Release Date: June 11, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

SULPHUR, Okla. -- The Chickasaw Nation will offer a silk painting workshop taught by Choctaw artist Patta LT June 16 and 30 at the ARTesian Gallery & Studios, 100 West Muskogee St.

Two separate classes will be available each day, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30-3:30 p.m. All skills levels are welcome.

Attendees will hand-craft a wearable and unique art piece by applying dyes on silk. Patta will lead the group as they design their fabric with a fusion of contemporary concepts and traditional Native American motifs.

Patta LT has been a professional artist for more than 30 years and has a background in fashion design, clothing and textiles. She has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Oklahoma and was named the 2017 Red Earth “Honored One.”

The ARTesian Gallery & Studios will also host the Patta LT silk painting workshop these upcoming dates: July 7 and 21, Aug. 11 and 25, Sept. 8 and 22.

An enrollment fee of $25 includes instruction and materials. Pre-registration is encouraged. Class size is limited.

To register contact the Artesian Gallery & Studios, 580-622-8040.