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Red Earth Art Center exhibits ‘Favorites’ through Oct. 31

08/01/2018
Since its founding nearly 40 years ago, generous patrons have gifted and loaned many noteworthy pieces to the permanent collection of the non-profit art center. “A Few of our Favorite Things,” currently on view through October 31, features the artwork and biographies of 17 artists whose creations have been gifted to the Red Earth Art Center.

Cherokee basket maker receives prestigious recognition; Mary Aitson named 2017 ‘Red Earth Honored One’

05/23/2018
Cherokee basket maker Mary Aitson, of Woodward, OK, is named Red Earth Honored One for 2018, an award bestowed upon a Native master visual artist whose support of Indian art has been substantial throughout their life.

Gala Event to recognize David & Molly Boren with 2018 Red Earth Ambassador of the Year Award

04/26/2018
University of Oklahoma President David and First Lady Molly Shi Boren will be recognized as the 2018 Red Earth Ambassadors of the Year during a Gala Event scheduled Tuesday, May 15 at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Norman.

Red Earth Festival announces Emerging Artist Award

04/18/2018
The Board of Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit organization that operates the Red Earth Art Center and produces the annual Red Earth Festival in downtown Oklahoma City, has announced the inaugural Red Earth Emerging Artist Award. The annual award will grant funding to emerging Native American artists, allowing them to participate in Oklahoma City’s award-winning Red Earth Festival.

Red Earth Seeks Entries for 2018 Youth Art Competition

04/02/2018
Red Earth is currently seeking art entries from Native American students ages 9-18 for the 32nd Annual Red Earth Youth Art Competition and Show.

Edmond’s Oak Tree Country Club site of 20th Red Earth Golf Tournament

02/26/2018
Oak Tree Country Club enjoys a reputation as one of the best golf and country clubs in Oklahoma. The exclusive golf course at Oak Tree is the site of the 20th Red Earth Golf Tournament, scheduled Monday April 23.

Red Earth named finalist for Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Award

01/24/2018
Red Earth, Inc., producer of the annual Red Earth Festival and operator of downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center, is a finalist for cash awards and the title of Oklahoma’s top nonprofit organization to be presented during the prestigious Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards held by the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits.

Red Earth announces call for entries for 2018 Festival

10/26/2017
Artist applications for the 32nd annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 8-10, 2018 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, are now being accepted.

Red Earth Treefest celebrates the holidays with a Native twist

10/23/2017
The Red Earth Art Center will celebrate the Christmas season with a decidedly Native twist this year when Treefest opens free to the public for an eight-week run November 13 through January 5, 2018 in downtown Oklahoma City.

Red Earth Art Center celebrates the holidays with a Native twist; Offers ‘Stay & Play’ in Oklahoma City getaway dis

10/23/2017
This holiday season Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center invites the public to Stay & Play in OKC during the third annual Red Earth Treefest celebration.

Red Earth accepting artist applications for 2017 Festival

03/15/2017
Artist applications for the 31st annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 9-11, 2017 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City, are now being accepted. Each year, the award-winning festival draws thousands of people to a three-day weekend celebrating Native visual art and dance.

‘Spirits Rising’ features contemporary Native pottery by Choctaw artist Carolyn Bernard Young

03/14/2017
For 33 years Carolyn Bernard Young was a quality engineer for a major aerospace company. Her job took her to countries throughout Europe and the Middle East. As a way to relieve stress from her hectic job, she discovered and fell in love with clay. Today, the Choctaw artist has had a major career shift and is winning accolades for her beautiful wheel thrown objects and sculptural pieces at art shows throughout the country.

‘Kiowa Black Leggings: Through the lens of Lester Harragarra’

02/09/2017
A new photography exhibit featuring award-winning Otoe-Missouria/Kiowa photographer Lester Harragarra is on view through March 31 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Kiowa Black Leggings: Through the lens of Lester Harragarra features photographs of the Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society as seen through the camera of the award-winning Yukon, OK photographer.

Red Earth Art Center celebrates the holidays with a Native twist; Offers ‘Stay & Play’ Weekend Getaway discounts

10/13/2016
This holiday season Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center invites the public to Stay & Play in OKC during the second Red Earth Treefest. Red Earth will celebrate the Christmas season with a decidedly Native twist this year when Treefest opens free to the public for an 11-week run weekdays Nov 1 through Jan 13, 2017 in downtown Oklahoma City. Red Earth Treefest features 17 Christmas trees adorned with handmade ornaments created to highlight the diverse Native cultures that make Oklahoma unique.

Larry Wilson named 2016 Red Earth ‘Spirit Award’ recipient

05/23/2016
Larry Wilson (Cherokee) of Edmond, OK will be recognized during the 30th annual Red Earth Festival in June as recipient of the 2016 Red Earth “Spirit Award” for his years of service to the non-profit arts organization.

Red Earth Seeks Entries for 30th annual Youth Art Competition

03/21/2016
Red Earth is currently seeking art entries from Native American students ages 9-18 for the 30th Annual Red Earth Youth Art Competition and Show. The event is held in during the annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 10-12 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

OKC’s 30th Red Earth Festival announces call for artists

01/06/2016
Applications for new artists interested in participating in the 30th Red Earth Festival art market are currently being accepted for the event scheduled June 10-12, 2016 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.

Red Earth Art Center welcomes new tradition with first Treefest exhibit

11/11/2015
The Red Earth Art Center will celebrate the Christmas season with a decidedly Native twist this year. A new holiday tradition starts this season when the month-long Red Earth Treefest opens free to the public December 1 at the Red Earth Art Center in downtown Oklahoma City.

Red Earth Art Center presents "In the Spotlight: The Art of Clancy Gray"

11/11/2015
Award-winning Osage artist Clancy Gray is featured in a one-man show at downtown Oklahoma City’s Red Earth Art Center. In the Spotlight: The Art of Clancy Gray continues through December 30 as Red Earth continues to showcase the diversity of Native American artists.

Will’s on Western site of annual Buffalo Bash & Wild West Showdown

10/02/2015
Get out your western duds and join Red Earth for a rollicking night at the Will Rogers Theatre & Event Center during the Red Earth Buffalo Bash & Wild West Showdown.