Keli ᎨᎳᏗ Gonzales is a Cherokee artist from Welling, OK. She is a language and culture advocate. As someone who came to her culture later in life, she wants to inspire other folks with the pride she’s found in her cultural identity. Cherokee iconography and Cherokee syllabary are prominent in her work. The work interprets symbols and culture to communicate ideas. Painting, digital drawing, printmaking, and sculpting are some of the mediums she works in.