Earth Women Arts began in the hearts of two creative and bold women.
Tonya Holy Elk Locklear
Dream Inspire Believe
Tonya Locklear's writings capture the feelings of
Native Americans but they speak to any displaced
culture or erased history. Tonya’s poems and stories are presented as Spoken Word to audiences of ten to two thousand. She is well known in her local Native American community as both a writer and musician with family band, “Lakota John & Kin”. She gives workshops on creative writing and her works are published in the Journal of Creative Arts and Minds.
Margie Beth Labadie
Create Share Heal
Margie Labadie's art promotes cultural awareness and healing. Created using a seamless flow of digital and traditional techniques, Margie's art has been exhibited in more than one hundred national and international exhibitions in the Americas, Asia and Europe. For more than thirty years, her life in art and teaching reflects her commitment to social justice, cultural preservation and environmental conservation. She serves as the President of Jumbo Arts International.