54th Annual

April 6 – May 11
A Show for all native artists

Visit Cherokee Nation proudly presents the 54th Annual Trail of Tears Art Show! Experience one of the country’s most prestigious Native art shows. View and purchase a variety of authentic, award-winning works of art. 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

Coming Soon

Show Closes

Show Closes

2024 Winners

Who won Best of Show? Who are this year’s up-and-coming artists? Find out here.

People’s Choice Winner

Your votes are in! Find out who the people chose.

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.

Past Best of Show Winners

View the complete list of Best of Show artwork, starting from 1972.

Artist Information

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

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.
People’s Choice Awards

Please vote for your favorite art piece on Facebook by clicking here.

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.

Shipping & Handling

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Have Questions?

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

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