A colorfully beaded handmade Indian doll, created by Cheyenne-Arapaho artist Laketa Pratt of Oklahoma City, received the Grand Award for best of show Friday at the 27th annual Red Earth festival’s juried art competition.
AT A GLANCE
Red Earth art awards
Art winners in 14 other categories were honored during the AT&T Red Earth Adult Art Awards ceremony. First-place winners in each category received $500; second place, $300; and third, $100. Those artists and their winning artworks were as follows:
•First: Vivian Garner-Cottrell (Cherokee), Dream Weaver.
•Second: Ronda Talbert Moss (Cherokee), Baby Locks.
•Third: Mary Aitson (Cherokee), Black Walnuts & Acorns.
•First: La Verna Capes (Cherokee), Buckskin Dress.
•Second: Yonavea Hawkins (Caddo Delaware), Blue Dreams.
•Third: Michael Standing (Cherokee), Feather Fan .
Clothing, textiles, weaving:
•First: Rafina Canyon (Cherokee), Two Gray Hills rug.
•Second: Brihilda Coriz (Santa Domingo Pueblo) Traditional shirt.
•Third: Frances Begay (Navajo), Yei rug—Harvest Season.
•First: Nelson Garcia (Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo), Reflection of Kingman Turquoise.
•Second: Nelda Schrupp (Pheasant Rump Nakota), Necklace Breastplate.
•Third: Sharon Trudeau (Odawa), Eclipse.
•First: Nelson Garcia (Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo), Boulder Turquoise.
•Second: George Begay (Navajo), Ornate Bracelet.
•Third: Jolene Bird (Santo Domino Pueblo), Corn Necklace.
Cultural items, utilitarian:
•First: Daniel Worcester (Chickasaw), Skinny Knife.
•Second: James Black (Cheyenne Arapaho), Sister That Saved Her Brother.
•Third: Nelda Schrupp (Pheasant Rump Nakota), Decorative Set of Two Rattles.
Cultural items, diversified:
•First: George Levi (Southern Cheyenne), Ledger Art, Cheyenne Headdress.
•Second: Laketa Pratt (Cheyenne Arapaho Sioux Creek), Proud Parents.
•Third: Gary Roybal (San Ildefonso Pueblo/Tewa), Kings of the Mountain.
Drawings and graphics:
•First: Marwin Begaye (Navajo), Southern Plains Warrior.
•Second: Jon Tiger (Creek), Sister Love.
•Third: Linda Kukuk (Choctaw), Moonlit Flight.
Painting, oil/acrylic :
•First: Raymond Nordwall (Pawnee/Ojibwe) Reflections of Yesterday.
•Second: Jon Tiger (Creek), Sacred Birds of the Mississippians.
•Third: Dylan Cavin (Choctaw), Ann.
•First: Linda Kukuk (Choctaw), Medicine Crow.
•Second: Bobby Bales (Taos Pueblo), Telling Time.
•Third: Starr Hardridge (Creek), Southern Cloth.
•First: Alan Yeahquo (Kiowa), Raising the Church for the New Year.
•Second: Connie Yellowman (Cheyenne/Arapaho), Ho’ ne he tan ei (Wolf People).
•Third: Alan Yeahquo (Kiowa) Ageless we Victory Dance.
•First: Jeri Redcorn (Caddo/Potawatomi), Turkey Dance.
•Second: Chase Kahwinhut Earles (Caddo), Natchitoches Witsi.
•Third: Scott Roberts (Muscogee Creek), Mythical Birdman.
•First: Scott Roberts (Muscogee Creek), Keeper of the Fire.
•Second: Jeri Redcorn (Caddo/Potawatomi), Nacoqdoches Scrolls.
•Third: Lisa Rutherford (Cherokee Nation), Textile Imprinted Pottery.
•First: Troy Anderson (Cherokee N.E. Alabama), American Pickers.
•Second: Michael Martinez (San Ildefonso Pueblo/Tewa), Spring Time Pueblo Girl.
•Third: Gary Moore (Choctaw), Conflict on the High Plains.