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Red Earth Announces Dennis Chuculate 2021 Emerging Artist

Dennis Chuculate, Acoma Pueblo/Cherokee jeweler, and metalsmith, has been named winner of the 2021 Red Earth Emerging Artist Award. He will be recognized during the 35th Annual Red Earth Festival, scheduled June 12-13, at the Grand Casino and Hotel Resort, 777 Grand Casino Blvd, Shawnee, OK, and exit 178 on 1-40. Read More

Red Earth Names Fernando Padilla Jr. 2021 Honored One

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. Read More

2021 Red Earth Festival Returns to the Grand Casino

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 Read More

Red Earth Celebrates the Holidays with Treefest

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. Read More

Officers announced for FY ‘21 Red Earth Board

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. Read More

Nelda Schrupp named 2020 Red Earth Honored One during 34th Red Earth Festival in Shawnee

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. Read More