Wheeler’s weavings have been featured in museums in Oklahoma, New Mexico, New York, Colorado, Indiana and Arizona. She was one of four Native American fashion designers selected to speak at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York. She was also one of the recipients of the artist-in-residence program for the NMAI. Her work was exhibited in “Changing Hands II” at the Museum of Art and Design in New York. Formerly an educator, Ms. Wheeler is now owner/operator of her company, Mahota Handwovens, designing and marketing hand-woven contemporary fashion, costumes and traditional Native American regalia.
Wheeler’s hand woven garments are shown at the major Indian Markets in North America. She lectures, teaches workshops and seminars on Native American fibers and her unique style of weaving.