2020 Cherokee Art Market Winners
These awardees recognize some of the top Native American artists from across the country, competing across 8 classes.
BEST OF SHOW
“Pestilence: COVID, Smallpox, Black Plague- A Floral Gas Mask” depicts one of the many contemporary issues of our modern lives. More than the devastating impact of these diseases upon our peoples, this art narrative is about our resilience and ability to find beauty in all things.
A piece that looks to the future for Native American art, not just what it is now, but what it can be. Must fit the criteria for any division. This piece will be selected from any art entered into the competition and awarded at the judges' discretion.
A piece that revives a tradition thought to have been lost. This piece will be selected from any art entered into the competition and awarded at the judges' discretion.
Chase Kahwinhut Earles (Caddo Nation) won Best of Show at the 14th annual Cherokee Art Market for his piece "Kee-wat: Caddo Home." For other Winners click on link below.