53rd Annual
April 6 – May 11
Tuesday – Saturday  |  10 AM – 4 PM
The Gallery at Cherokee Springs Plaza
A Virtual & In-Person Event

Experience one of the country’s most prestigious Native art shows. Purchase authentic works of art from Native artists. The Trail of Tears Art Show is the longest-running juried Native art competition in Oklahoma. Since 1972, it has fostered the artistic expression of Native American heritage.

The Gallery at Cherokee Springs Plaza
3377 Cherokee Springs Road
Tahlequah, OK 74464

April 6 – May 11, 2024

Tuesday – Saturday
10 AM – 4 PM

artist registration open
Enter the show by 5pm, February 23, 2024.
artist information
Artist registration is now closed. Find information for participating artists here.
Explore the Art Show
Visit the virtual and in-person Trail of Tears Art Show to find authentic treasures that will beautify your spaces and reward you for generations to come.
Important Dates


Show Closes

Show Closes

Juried Artists

Congratulations to the artists accepted into the 53nd Annual Trail of Tears Art Show and thank you to all who entered. We are proud to have your work representing Native art, culture and tradition.

Featured Artist

Cherokee Nation citizen Roy Boney Jr. won the Best of Show at the 2023 Trail of Tears Art Show. Learn more about Roy and his winning piece, “ᏚᏙᎠ ᏥᏍᏚ ᎤᏂᎩᏍᏗ (Her Name is Wild Rose)” in this Artist Spotlight.

2024 Winners

Who won the best of show? Who are this year’s up-and-coming artists? Find out here.

Shipping & Handling

Online buyer? Need information about when a package will arrive? Tax exempt purchase?

Past Best of Show Winners

See the winners — from the first Best of Show to 2024.

People’s Choice Awards

Make your vote count. Choose your favorite work of art on Facebook.

Artist Spotlight

Learn more about the Best of Show & Trail of Tears Award winners as well as the featured artist of the 53rd anniversary show.

Artist Information

The Trail of Tears Art Show has been established as a fine art exhibition and competition with quality standards; as such, acceptance is juried. View the details, entry forms and FAQs.

Have Questions?

Reach out to us today or email us at Callie.Chunestudy@cn-bus.com.