Art Competition Registration


The Red Earth Art Competition consists of twelve (12) individual contests. Each Contest will have awards in three places with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place double-ribbons and a cash award.  

Artists may enter two (2) items in any category.  Limit no more than four (4) entries total in the Competition. Artists, 18 and older, who are approved to show in the Red Earth Art Market are eligible to participate. You must be present at the Festival to compete.  To be a valid category, there must be six (6) artists registered in the category. If not, it will be combined with another category.

Online Registration closes Tuesday June 28.  In-person registration at the Festival on Thursday June 30 from 8 am to 1 pm. Please Check in at the Festival Booth 409 and pick up your art tags.  Your art will be judged in your booth. 

The Art Awards will be announced at 6 pm on Thursday, June 30 at the National Cowboy Musem. The Art Market will open to the public immediately following the Awards Ceremony.  The dress is summer cocktail.  Lite hors d'oeuvres, refreshments and a cash bar will available in the Art Market that evening. Market will close at 9 pm.

  Click here for detailed descriptions of the categories. 

Register Beadwork/Quillwork

Register Clothing, Textiles, Weaving

Register Cultural Items-Utilitarian

Register Diversified Artforms

Register Drawing/Graphics/Photography

Register Jewelry-Traditional

Register Jewelry-Contemporary 

Register Painting-Oil/Acrylic on Canvas

Register Painting-Water Based

Register Pottery-Traditional

Register Pottery-Contemporary

Register Sculpture-Metal/Wood/Stone