Chickasaw artist Kaylie Beshirs submits winning artwork in Chickasaw Nation Butterfly Art Contest

This article appeared in the January 2022 edition of the Chickasaw Times

ADA, Okla. - Chickasaw citizen Kaylie Beshirs is this year’s Chickasaw Nation Butterfly Art Contest winner.

Ms. Beshirs is a student at Tyler Junior College in Texas. Her winning piece will be featured in all artwork and promotional materials for next year’s Dynamic Women of the Chickasaw Nation Conference.

Visit the Chokma’si gallery at 201 N. Broadway in Ada to view all 2021 Chickasaw Butterfly Art Contest entries displayed in a special Butterfly Art Contest Exhibit. The exhibit will be open to the public through Jan. 17, 2022 during normal operating hours.

Find more information, gallery hours and contact information online at