About Jerry Riddle
Jerry "Bear" Riddle is a Chickasaw artist raised at Chilocco INdian School and graduated from Newkirk HIgh School. He is a Vietnam veteran having served in the US Navy.
Riddle is a former Dallas, TX police officer and former Kay County Deputy Sheriff. He is retired from Arkla Gas/Centerpoint Energy.
Riddle has created art since his shildhood at Chilocco and started selling in craft and art shows a long time ago. He has participated in the Red Earth Festival art market for over 25 years.
He is currently focusing his attention on beadwork, leather art work and cedar boxes.