Following his career as a noted basketball coach at Rose State College, OK, Les began a time honored tradition of beading objects. A member of the Creek tribe, his skills in beadwork and the visual arts have been honored by the Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival. He is a popular artist at SWAIA's Indian Market consistently selling out his selection of contemporary beaded antiques he brings to show. In addition to showcasing his artworks, he has been a SWAIA board member in the past.
"It is always such a pleasure to see the found objects Berryhill chooses for his craft. I like finding a treasure that has been elevated to a higher level by an artist" - Jed Foutz