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41st annual Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale continues through May 20
PARK HILL — Dan Corley took the 2012 grand prize at the Cherokee Heritage Center's 41st Annual Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale. His award-winning entry, titled “Reflection,” was honored along with works by nearly three dozen artists at an awards ceremony April 20.
This year's show and sale features 145 works by 87 American Indian artists representing 13 Tribal Nations. Competitive divisions included painting, sculpture, pottery, basketry, graphics, jewelry, miniatures and a special Trail of Tears themed category.
“The Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale draws the best Native American artists from across the country to one of Oklahoma's longest running art shows,” said Karen Cooper, executive director at the Cherokee Heritage Center.
“We are enjoying record participation again this year and I'm certain everyone visiting the show will be thrilled with the splendor and imagination of the Native American artwork on display.”
Nearly $10,000 in prize money was awarded. The art show will be on view through May 20 at the Cherokee Heritage Center, 21192 S Keeler Drive. A list of winners and artwork on sale can be found at www.CherokeeHeritage