Tyra Shackleford

  • Chickasaw Nation
  • Textiles
  • Diverse Arts

Chickasaw Artist Tyra Shackleford specializes in three pre-European contact hand weaving techniques: fingerweaving, twining, and sprang. Tyra’s work mixes traditional techniques with her own creative inspiration as she creates modern pieces that convey a message about her culture.

Sample of Work

The Lady

The Lady

4' x 9'

Textiles

Sprang Cape

Sprang Cape

84" x 48"

Textiles

Tushka Eho (Lady Warrior)

Tushka Eho (Lady Warrior)

Size 6

Textiles

Wristlet

Wristlet

10" x 7.5"

Diverse Arts

Chaloklowa Tokolo (Twin Turkeys)

Chaloklowa Tokolo (Twin Turkeys)

40" x 50"

Diverse Arts

Traditional Belt

Traditional Belt

61" x 4"

Diverse Arts