Fri Jul 29th, 2022
Tags: Jr, Native Artist Market & Juried Show, Norman Lansing, Núuchiu (Ute People), Oreland Joe, Russell Box, Southern Ute Chairman Melvin J. Baker, Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum, Southern Ute Tribal Fair, Sr.
The Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum (SUCCM) announces its first annual Native Artist Market & Juried Show; Friday, Sept. 9 — Sunday, Sept. 11. The Native Artist Market & Juried Show will be held at the Southern Ute Cultural Center & Museum during this year’s centennial Southern Ute Tribal Fair. A host committee will serve as judges for the juried show. Submission categories are: Best of show; jewelry; beadwork; textiles & basketry, sculpture; painting, drawing, & photography; pottery; and emerging artist.
Award winners will share $4,000 in cash prizes. The members of the host committee are Ute artists Oreland Joe, Jr., Norman Lansing, and Russell Box, Sr.
The Native Artist Market & Juried Show will bring Native artists from all tribal nations together to showcase their art and provide networking and learning opportunities. Oreland Joe will lead a workshop for emerging artists that will focus on the business aspects of the art profession.
“The Tribe looks forward to sharing our beautiful reservation and welcoming tribal community with the artists who will be participating in the show. This will provide an excellent opportunity for Native artisans to showcase their talent and skill,” Chairman Melvin J. Baker said.
Artists are encouraged to participate in the early bird registration of $50 per booth. Early bird registration ends Monday, Aug. 15 at 5 p.m. The final registration deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. Registration information can be found on the SUCCM website at southernutemuseum.org To RSVP, please contact SUCCM employee Waynoka Whiteskunk, at 970-563-2979 or via email at email@example.com
The mission of the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum is to foster understanding of and respect for the unique origin, culture, language, history, and way of life of the Núuchiu (Ute People) and to advance people-to- people relations through inclusive and effective programming and services.