DUNCAN, Okla. – Chisholm Trail Heritage Center board members and staff are set to host an artist reception for their new featured artist, Jackie Tointigh from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9. Tointigh’s exhibit, “Blackhorse,” is on display in CTHC’s Garis Gallery from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31.
Tointigh is an award-winning Apache/Kiowa artist also known as Jackie “Blackhorse” Tointigh. His art is displayed in various galleries, museums, and private collections throughout the U.S. and several other countries. He depicts a visual history of his people by blending traditional ideas and a modern style.
“One of Mr. Tointigh’s paintings, “Sunset,” is on permanent display here at the museum, and we are excited to host more works from this extraordinary artist,” said Scott Metelko, CTHC executive director.
Entry for the artist reception is free and open to everyone, and refreshments will be provided. Tointigh will be there to interact with guests.
The Chisholm Trail Heritage Center is a non-profit 501(c)3 and houses the Garis Gallery of the American West, which is the largest collection of western art between Oklahoma City and Dallas.
For more information about Tointigh’s exhibit or artist reception, call 580-252-6692 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.