San Felipe Pueblo artist, Fernando Padilla, Jr. will be recognized during the 35th Annual Red Earth Festival as the 2021 Red Earth Honored One. Since its inception in 1987, Red Earth, Inc has selected an artist whose support of Native art has been substantial throughout his or her life for this annual recognition.
The Red Earth juried art market features original art by Native artisans in the beautiful Grand Casino Event Center. Festival guests will experience the artistic creations of some of America’s most celebrated artists as they offer their creations for sale. While keeping the safety of Festival patrons in mind, the 2021 Red Earth Festival will not feature a powwow. In lieu of the powwow, a special Dance Showcase and Grand Entry will feature the popular colorful dances guests have grown accustomed
The Red Earth Art Center will celebrate the Christmas season with a Native twist this year when Treefest opens free to the public through January 3, 2021 at the Shoppes at Northpark in Oklahoma City. Red Earth Treefest features 15 Native Tribes from throughout Oklahoma invited to participate in the annual holiday event by creating handmade ornaments and art objects made to highlight their distinctive tribal culture.
Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit 501 c (3) organization recognized as the region’s premier body for advancing the understanding and continuation of Native American traditional and contemporary culture and arts, has named the individuals who will lead the organization for FY 2021.
Every year during the Red Earth Festival, Red Earth bestows a significant honor upon a very deserving Native artist. Recognition as the Red Earth Honored One is one of the highest honors given in the Native art community. It is presented to a Native American master artist whose art has been substantial throughout their life.
Labor Day festival at Grand Casino Hotel & Resort September 5-6 America’s finest artists featured during 34th Red Eart
The award-winning Red Earth Festival, recognized as one of America’s top art festivals, opens Labor Day weekend with beautiful artwork, new events and special attention to ensure a Grand standard of Good Clean Fun. The Grand Casino Hotel & Resort, located just minutes east of Oklahoma City Exit 178 on I-40 near Shawnee, will host the Red Earth Festival for the first time this year as central Oklahoma becomes a center of Native art and culture.
The award-winning Red Earth Festival, recognized as one of America’s top art festivals, has been rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend, September 5-6, at the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort located minutes east of Oklahoma City on I-40 near Shawnee. During the first weekend of September, Oklahoma City will be the center of western and Native art and culture as people gather to celebrate the Native cultures that make Oklahoma unique.
Red Earth Art Center & Seminole Nation Museum present collaborative exhibit ‘MVSKOKE VOICES’ opens to the public at
MVSKOKE VOICES Contemporary Native American Art, is open to the public at the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka following a delayed opening date due to COVID-19 concerns. The first-ever joint exhibition by the Seminole Nation Museum and Red Earth Art Center features seven of Oklahoma’s most talented Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) artists in an invitational art show open free to the public through August 22. An Artist’s Reception is scheduled Saturday, Aug 15 from 2-4 pm at the museum.
Despite COVID-19 concerns collaborative effort brings museums together for MVSKOKE VOICES exhibition
For over 40 years the Red Earth Art Center in Oklahoma City, and the Seminole Nation Museum in Wewoka have worked to achieve their similar missions to share the history and traditions of American Indian arts and cultures. This spring, in a first-ever shared effort between the two non-profit organizations, the museums will present MVSKOKE VOICES Contemporary Native American Art - a collaborative art show featuring seven of Oklahoma’s most talented Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) artists.
Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit organization that produces the annual Red Earth Festival has announced a call for applications for the Red Earth Emerging Artist Award. The annual award grants funding to emerging Native American artists, allowing them to participate in Oklahoma City’s award-winning Red Earth Festival.
The non-profit organization has announced efforts to expand its programming starting in 2020 to include events in communities throughout Oklahoma. A series of collaborative efforts are planned with tribal and arts organizations in Shawnee, Tulsa, Wewoka, Oklahoma City and Claremore.
Basket weaving workshop by acclaimed Cherokee artist Mary Aitson offered during Red Earth Treefest at OSU-OKC
Red Earth Art Center presents a basket-weaving workshop led by award winning Cherokee basket-weaver Mary Aitson on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10-3 pm. The workshop is presented in conjunction with Red Earth Treefest on exhibit Dec. 4-13 at the OSU-OKC Student Center at 900 N. Portland.
The Red Earth Art Center has partnered with Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City to celebrate the holiday season with a distinctive Native flair during Red Earth Treefest scheduled for a nine-day run, Dec. 5-13, at the Student Center on the university’s campus, 900 N Portland Ave.
Red Earth Art Center presents an adult beadwork class led by noted Kiowa beadwork artist Richard Aitson on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10-3 pm at the Red Earth Administrative Office. The class is open to adults with an intermediate level of beadwork skills who are interested in learning techniques from one of America’s premier beadwork artists.
Since its inception in 1987, Red Earth, Inc has annually recognized an outstanding Native American master visual artists as the Red Earth Honored One. Thirty-eight artists have been named Red Earth Honored One, recognized as an individual whose support of Native American art has been substantial throughout their lifetime.
A new slate of officers have been elected to lead Red Earth, Inc, the non-profit 501 c (3) organization recognized as the region’s premier organization for advancing the understanding and continuation of Native American traditional and contemporary culture and arts.
Lifelong educator named 2019 ‘Red Earth Honored One’ Clancy Gray honored during 33rd Red Earth Festival
Osage sculptor, painter and jeweler Clancy Gray of Tulsa, OK is named Red Earth Honored One for 2019, an award bestowed upon a Native master visual artist whose support of Indian art has been substantial throughout their life.
OKLAHOMA CITY – OK. Red Earth, Inc. and BancFirst have reached an agreement that will relocate the small, yet active Red Earth Art Center to the south ground floor lobby of the BancFirst Tower in downtown Oklahoma City. BancFirst recently purchased the 36-story building formerly known as Cotter Ranch Tower with plans for extensive renovations of the downtown landmark.
A grand parade unlike any other in the world will celebrate the opening of the 33rd Red Earth Festival. The streets of downtown Oklahoma City will vibrate in Native American tribal spirit during the Red Earth Parade as hundreds of participants in authentic tribal regalia participate in what has been referred to as America’s most unique parade. Gary Batton, Chief of the Choctaw Nation, will serve as Grand Marshal and will lead over 100 entries scheduled to participate.
Oklahoma City’s 33rd Red Earth Festival features new Friday ‘date night party,’ new parade day & route
A cultural experience found nowhere else welcomes thousands when the 32nd Annual Red Earth Festival opens June 7 at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Native artists, dancers and singers from throughout America will gather to celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world, and for three exciting days, June 7-9, 2019, Oklahoma City will be at the center of western and Native art as Oklahoma’s Capitol City celebrates the Native cultures that make it unique