"Artist of the Year" Award 2022:
National Indian Gaming Association
April of 2022 with gratitude Charles accepted an Award "Artist of the year" for the year 2022 by the National Indian Gaming Associations Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr. A prestigious award. Two of Decker's custom paintings are now installed in N.I.G.A's Headquarters in Washington D.C on Capitol Hill.
Presidential Portrait: Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr.
48"x36" Custom Oils on Canvas. Presidential Portrait. Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr. The painting now hangs in the Chairman's office and N.I.G.A's headquarters in Washington D.C on Capitol Hill
Edgewell Corporate Artist
2021 Decker partnered with Edgewell, a $3Billion firm, and has been providing them with custom works for their corporate headquarters and locations across the globe. With a passion for Hummingbirds, Charles visited Bogata, Colombia to study the vast Hummingbird species of the region at the Sanctuaries.
48" x 36" Custom Oils on Canvas. The painting was unveiled at the 2022 N.I.G.A Trade Show & Convention in Anaheim, CA. by Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr. An incredible honor for Decker to paint a rendition of the late Rick Hill, including the scared clans of the Oneida people.
National Congress of American Indians Embassy. Washington D.C.
48"x36" Oils on Canvas. A rendition that was purchased and permanently installed in the Embassy near the White House. Charles was able to visit for the installation
Viola Awards, April 2022. Northern Arizona
One of four finalists for "Excellence in Visual Arts" category. Competing against the Museum of Northern Arizona. A humbling experience and wonderful opportunity to showcase Decker's work. A nomination for a recent Mural installation that is culturally motivated with its Hyperrealism infused with Abstract.