Visitors flock to last year’s Artesian Arts Festival, checking out the works of dozens and dozens of Native American artists and enjoying the many food booths and the festival atmosphere at the annual event.
Artesian Arts Festival Set Saturday In Sulphur
The annual 2019 Artesian Arts Festival will take place in downtown Sulphur, Oklahoma, from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Saturday, May
25. In its sixth year, the Artesian Arts Festival continues to expand and is fast becoming one of the most celebrated Native American arts festival in the United States.
Open to the public, more than 100 artists from a variety of Native American cultures will be displaying a diverse array of art media and more than 21 art disciplines will be represented at the event. These include paintings, basketry, jewelry, sculpture, metalwork, beadwork and textiles.
Various art demonstrations and/or discussions will take place within the ARTesian Art Gallery. These will include such famed artists as Oklahoma and Chickasaw Hall of Fame inductee Mike Larsen.
Beginning at 10:30 a.m., livestreaming of the complete artist talks may be viewed online at Chickasaw.Net/ArtesianFest. Additionally, featured Chickasaw artists Mike Larson, Daniel Worcester and Jack Pettigrew can be viewed at Facebook.com/TheChickasawNation at 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., respectively.
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