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Sherman Chaddleson
Painter, Printmaker and Sculptor

Born June 2, 1947, Kiowa Indian Hospital, Lawton, Oklahoma

1953 - 1964 Public School System, Lawton, Oklahoma
1694 - 1967 Institute of American Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1968 - 1969 U.S. Army.  Intelligence and Operations Specialist, Awarded U.S. Service Medal, Viet Nam Service Medal, Republic of Viet Nam Campaign Medal.
1970 - 1972 Director of Indian Arts Workshop, Neighborhood Arts Program, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, California
1972 - 1973 Fine Arts Major, Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma
1974 - 1982 Administrative Manager, Kalispel Indian Reservation, Washington State
1982 - pres. Full time professional artist working primarily as a Painter, Printmaker, and Sculptor of stone and bronze.  Occasionally serves as Art Consultant, Lecturer and Exhibitions Curator.  Currently residing in Anadarko, Oklahoma with wife Adeline who is a stone sculptress and traditional dancer.

Selected Exhibits

1965 Scottsdale Annual Invitational.  Scottsdale, Arizona.  Second Place, Graphics Division.
1966 I.A.I.A. Student Exhibit.  Santa Fe Fine Arts Museum.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1970 "Contemporary American Indian Art" Palace of Fine Arts.  San Francisco, California.
1974 I.A.I.A. Alumni Exhibit.  Amon Carter Museum of Western Art.  Fort Worth, Texas.
1974 I.A.I.A. Alumni Exhibit.  New Orleans Museum of Art.  New Orleans, Lousiana.
1979 Pintura Amerindia Contempornea / E.U.A.  Tour of five South American countries.
1981 "Paintings by Sherman Chaddlesone."  Southern Plains Indian Museum.  Anadarko, Oklahoma.
1981 Fifth Annual "Art From the Earth."  The Galleria.  Norman, Oklahoma.  Best of Show.
1982 "Night of the First Americans."  John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  Washington, D.C.
1983 Exhibition on American Indian Art.  Philbrook Art Center.  Tulsa, Oklahoma.
1984 Gallup Ceremonial Art Exhibit.  Gallup, New Mexico.
1984 Kiowa Murals Project.  Kiowa Tribal Museum, Carnegie, Oklahoma.  Ten 6' x 8' murals depicting Kiowa mythological origins and history.
1985 Fourteenth Annual Trail of Tears Art Exhibit.  Cherokee National Museum.  Tahlequah, Oklahoma.  Best of Category, Sculpture.
1985 Governor's Gallery.  Oklahoma State Capital.  2 person exhibit with wife Adeline as featured state artists.
1987 Plains Indian Invitational Exhibit.  Buffalo Bill Historical Center.  Cody, Wyoming.
1993 Artist-in-Residence.  Eiteljorg Museum.  Indianapolis, Indiana.
2000 2000 Winter Camp Exhibit.  National Cowboy Hall of Fame.  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
2000 "Transforming Images."  Smart Museum of Art.  Chicago, Ilinois.
2000 "Attempting an Encounter." Native American-German artists' project, symposium, exhibits.  Bremen, Germany.

Selected Publications

Public Collections

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