About Chance Hays

Chance was recently featured in the OSU School newspaper: The Daily O’Collegian: “Paintin’ Poke”.

The Palominos Mexican Restaurant 1919 N Perkins Rd, Stillwater, OK 74075 (405) 533-3566, purchased fourteen of Chance’s oil and watercolor paintings which are on display for the customers to view daily. The majority of Chance’s work deals with the subject of horses.

Chance has participated in rodeos since a small child. He has competed in calf roping for the college rodeo teams as OPSU and OSU. He has participated in the professional rodeo circuit as well.

Since a small boy, Chance has been passionate about drawing and horses. He is very gifted and shares his talent by expressing himself in a wide array of colors and mediums. Chance is not intimidated by the size of the canvas.

Chance works in different mediums: pastels, acrylics, watercolor and oils. He has done some pottery as well.


Birthplace: Tulsa, OK: July 14, 1985

Graduate School:

Currently attending:

West Texas A&M University

Canyon, Texas

Undergraduate School:

Oklahoma State University,

Stillwater, OK

Bachelor of Fine Arts: May 2009

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ. Goodwell, OK

High School

Bristow Public Schools

Bristow, Oklahoma


Rolla Public Schools, Rolla, KS

Wrote and illustrated:

Accelerated Reading Book: Draqonfly, published by Ozark Publishing 1997.