Sklaney to present show at the Wildlife Refuge
Wildlife/animal artist Natalie Sklaney of Norman will present her second one-woman show in the gallery of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center this month, according to refuge volunteer Donna Phillips.
Sklaney was born and raised in Hershey, Pa. Her parents are both wildlife art collectors, and their collections include both local and internationally known artists. Sklaney earned her bachelor's degree in fine arts at Penn State University. In 1997 she moved to Oklahoma, married and has been here ever since. In 2001 she returned to school at Cameron University, where she obtained her Master of Arts in teaching. She now teaches at Roosevelt Elementary School in Norman. She is married to John P. Sklaney III and they have two sons, Joey and Jared.