Laura Clark

Laura Marshall Clark - Muscogee (Creek) Nation

CONTACT INFO:

Office Address: Copeland Hall Room 332

Office Phone: (580) 889-0587 (cell)

E-mail: Laura.B.Clark-1@ou.edu

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION:

Management Consultant: President, WildHorse Consulting, LLC

OU Affiliation: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Native American Studies

Education: B.A., political science, East Central University, 2010

PERSONAL STATEMENT:

“Believe! Believe in the miraculous amid the mundane—whether simple or complex, beautiful or sorrowful, or unjust—make every breath of living your art.”

AREAS OF INTEREST & EXPERTISE:

Creativity, multiple disciplines in the fine arts, world histories and cultures; writing, publishing. Dogs and assorted mammalia.

HONORS AND RECOGNITION:

Oklahoma Arts Council Leadership Arts Program 2015

Red Earth, Inc. Board Member

Chickasaw Children’s book: Nittak Hollo Nakfish! It’s Saturday!

Oklahoma ADDY Award project teams (2)

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT:

Adjunct Faculty, East Central University, Chickasaw Humanities Studies Courses Clemente I and II, NAS 4983 Research on the Natchez Trace

CURRENT RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY:

  • Southeast American Indian tribes
  • Historical AmerIndian-European relations
  • Writing children’s stories and young adult literature

CURRENT OCCUPATIONAL PROJECTS:

  • VISUAL VOICES: Contemporary Chickasaw Art touring exhibition development and oversight
  • Editorial director, VISUAL VOICES exhibition hardcover catalogue publication
  • Muscogee (Creek) business development, Oklahoma City
  • Motivational and business training