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

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. Read More

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

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. Read More

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

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. Read More

Red Earth Festival announces Emerging Artist Award

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. Read More

Red Earth Seeks Entries for 2018 Youth Art Competition

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. Read More