53rd Annual
April 6 – May 11
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.

Important Dates

01/08/2024
02/23/2024
02/29/2024
04/05/2024
04/06/2024
05/11/2024

01/08/2024
Artist Registration Opens

02/23/2024
Artist Registration Closes, 5 PM CST

02/29/2024
Accepted Artists Notified

04/05/2024
Reception, The Gallery at Cherokee Springs Plaza, 6 PM CDT

04/07/2024
Show Opens

05/11/2024  
Show Closes

Artist Registration Opens
Artist Registration Closes, 5 PM CST
Accepted Artists Notified
Reception, The Gallery at Cherokee Springs Plaza, 6 PM CDT
Show Opens
Show Closes

artist registration open
Enter the show by 5pm, February 23, 2024.
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.
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.

Past Best of Show Winners

See the winners — from the first Best of Show to 2023.

Have Questions?

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