Nelson, Mary Beth
MaryBeth Nelson is a native Oklahoman and an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation. She was born in Pryor, and has recently returned to reside close to her family and native roots in Northeast Oklahoma. She is adept in many mediums and draws her inspiration from her love of nature and her heritage. She is self-taught and focuses mainly on traditional and contemporary American Indian art and wildlife. Though still considered an "up and coming" artist she has won numerous awards and has drawn the attention of wildlife and Indian art collectors alike. MaryBeth is a member of the Southeastern Artist Association (formerly CAA) from 2006 to Present. She has won numerous awards from various artshows and has shown her work around the United States and Europe. MaryBeth was the featured artist at the 2010 Red Fork Native Film Festival. She was also the featured cover artist for the November 2005 issue of “OK Casino Today” magazine.