Youth Art Competition

Presented by James H. & Madalynne Norick Foundation

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Youth Art Show & Competition features the art of Native students

It's never too early to create artwork for the 2020 Red Earth Youth Art Competition & Show sponsored by the James H. & Madalynne Norick Foundation in Oklahoma City. Native youth ages 9-18 from throughout Oklahoma and the region are invited to participate in the event.

Special thanks to Allied Arts for their generous contribution to the Red Earth Youth Art Program.



Youth Art Competition Details

The Red Earth Youth Art Competition is divided into three age groups ages 9-12, 13-15, and 16-18.  Participants can enter eight art categories including pottery, painting/drawing, graphics/photography, sculpture, basketry, beadwork, cultural items and jewelry. Prize money is awarded to the top three winners in each division category, along with a "Best of Show" award. 

  • Limited to one (1) entry per category. No limit on number of categories per artist
  • Group projects not accepted. Individual artwork only. All entries must be created by the artist
  • All entries must be display ready (ex: wired for hanging, no glass) Maximum size hanging art 24x36

All youth artists are required to show tribal affiliation in accordance with Public law 101-644 (104 Stat. 4662, Act of 11/29/90) with one of the following: Tribal Membership Card; Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood