Talmadge Lee Davis
was a Cherokee Indian
artist born May 30th 1962 and died November 3rd 2005 of a heart attack
. He was given the title of Master Artist by the five civilized tribes museum in Muskogee and was also awarded the Cherokee Medal of honor for helping bring Cherokee heritage to the mainstream. He served in the US Army from 1982 to 1987 in Germany and many of his works of art depicted scenes of military themes. Davis's work was part of a traveling exhibit that was featured at the Smithsonian Institution
in Washington D.C. He was laid to rest at Fort Gibson Oklahoma National Cemetery.