Citizen Potawatomi Nation member Michael Wells is working his way through a very challenging portion of his life that his seen him suffer the loss of both his mother and father and go through a period of homelessness in the past two years. Now, Wells’ art, which encompasses a wide range of subjects and styles (from photo-realistic to impressionistic), is gaining both acclaim and sales. He has been the subject of a KTVY-TV (Channel 4) feature and a front-page Shawnee News-Star story. Inquiries about Wells’ art can be made at 405-585-9593. The art can be seen at Loco’s Needful Things at 107 E. Main in Shawnee, Oklahoma.