Youth Art

James H. & Madalynne Norick Foundation presents

Red Earth Youth Art Show & Competition  

 Open to the public Sat May 1 & Sun May 2 at the OKC Outlets


OKC Outlets, Suite E 592, 7624 West Reno, Oklahoma City. 

Art Check-In Fri April 30 - 12 noon to 6 pm

The 2021 Red Earth Youth Art Competition & Show is 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 the James H. & Madalynne Norick Foundation and Allied Arts for their generous contribution to the Red Earth Youth Art Program.  



Youth Art Competition Guidelines 

  • Competition consists of three (3) age categories with 8 contests in each age group: 9 to 12 years - 13 to 15 years - 16 to 18 years. 
  • Each Contest will have awards in three places with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place ribbons and a cash award.   
  • One "Best of Show" award will be given. 
  • Artists may enter only one (1) item in any category. No limit on number of categories.  
  • Group projects not accepted - individual artist work, created by the artist. 
  • Entries must be display-ready (ex: wired for hanging, no glass). 
  • Maximum size hanging art is 24x26 inch.  
  • Categories Include --

Cultural items

Registration & Artwork Check-In Information 

  • No Entry Fee. 
  • Online Registration is available on the Red Earth Website until Wed April 28.  
  • You may also register in-person at Artwork Check-In.  
  • Proof of tribal affiliation/membership card is required. 
  • Artwork Check-In is on Friday April 30 from 12 noon to 6 pm at the OKC Outlets, Suite E 592, 7624 West Reno, OKC 73127  

 Note: 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 

 Award Ceremony

3 pm Sunday May 2

  • OKC Outlets, Suite E 592, 7624 West Reno, Oklahoma City. 
  • Masks required for all attendees, age 5 and over 
  • Safe distancing practices 
  • Art pick up will begin immediately after Awards Ceremony 
  • Red Earth not responsible for any unclaimed artwork