Cherokee Art Market returns Oct 12 to Hard Rock Tulsa

July 18, 2013

“Looking Forward, Looking Back-Mirror Bag,” Beadwork/Quillwork, by Orlando Dugi and Kenneth Williams, was selected Best of Show at the 7th annual Cherokee Art Market“Looking Forward, Looking Back-Mirror Bag,” Beadwork/Quillwork, by Orlando Dugi and Kenneth Williams, was selected Best of Show at the 7th annual Cherokee Art Market

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The eighth annual Cherokee Art Market will feature more than 130 inspirational and elite Native American artists from across the nation Oct. 12-13, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Sequoyah Convention Center at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Admission to the family-friendly show is $5 per person.

The finest Native American artwork, representing more than 45 different tribes, will be displayed and sold at the Cherokee Art Market and includes beadwork, pottery, painting, basketry, sculptures and textiles. Guests can also enjoy a variety of cultural and art demonstrations.

An awards reception will be held in The Sky Room on Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at 7 p.m. in honor of the Cherokee Art Market prizewinners, with $75,000 in overall prize money awarded across 20 categories. The public is welcome to attend the awards reception for $25 per person. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

“Best of Show” for the seventh annual Cherokee Art Market went to Orlando Dugi and Kenneth Williams for their “Looking Forward, Looking Back-Mirror Bag” Beadwork and Quillwork entry.

For more information about the Cherokee Art Market visit www.cherokeeartmarket.com.

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Tim Landes

Tim manages the public relations efforts for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, Cherokee Casinos, Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism and the Cherokee Heritage Center. 
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