Sallyann Paschall, an enrolled member of the Cherokee nation, was raised in Oklahoma and now resides in New Mexico. Her art encompasses painting, prints, and mixed media. As a painter, she is equally comfortable in naturalist realism as with non-objective abstraction, usually focusing on paintings in oil or encaustics. Through her printmaking she explores new processes and continues to utilize a variety of mixed media work. Sallyann has shown her work extensively, particularly at the Heard Indian Market and the Santa Fe Indian Market, and has won numerous awards. She is a member of the Encaustic Art Institute in Cerrillos, New Mexico.