VIRTUAL CLASSES & AWARD AMOUNTS

Class Divisions:

Class 1: Painting, Drawing, Graphics & Photography

Class 2: Sculpture

Class 3: Beadwork/Quillwork

Class 4: Basketry

Class 5: Pottery

Class 6: Textiles

Class 7: Jewelry

Class 8: Diverse Art Forms

 

Award Amounts:

Best of Show – $6,000

Best of Class – $2,000

2nd Place Class – $1,000

3rd Place Class – $750

 


 

Innovator Award – $1,250 – 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. 

Culture Keeper – $1,250 – 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. 

The Anna Mitchell Excellence in Southeastern Pottery Award – $500 – This award will be given in honor of Anna Mitchell, a Cherokee National Treasure who often is given credit for reviving and restoring the lost knowledge of making Cherokee pottery. This award will be granted to recognize excellence in southeastern Native American Pottery and will be presented by Cherokee National Treasures Victoria Mitchell Vazquez and Jane Osti. This piece will be selected from any southeastern pottery entered and awarded at the judges’ discretion.

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