Artesian Arts Festival

The Artesian Arts Festival in downtown Sulphur, Oklahoma, marked the beginning of a celebration of art in 2014. Each subsequent year, the festival, hosted by the Chickasaw Nation, highlights a variety of visual art mediums, including paintings, basketry, jewelry, sculpture, metalworking, bead work, textiles and pottery. The celebration also features live music, food vendors and family fun.

Artists must be at least 18 years of age and present documentation of citizenship in a federally recognized Native American tribe.

The Artesian Arts Festival is a juried event. Artists may enter one item per category in the following categories:

Three Dimensional Art Sculpture, Jewelry-Stone/Metal, Jewelry – Beaded, Pottery, Textiles, Contemporary Fashion, 3-D Open, Two Dimensional Art Painting, Drawing, 2-D Graphics, Photography, 2-D Open, Baskets, Beadwork/Quillwork, Cultural Regalia, Flutes, Drums, Weaponry, Open Category and Miniatures.


  • Adults, 18 years of age and older
  • Citizenship in a federally recognized Native American tribe

Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

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Contact Information

(580) 272-5520

(580) 272-5525

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1548
Ada, Oklahoma 74821


Arts & Humanities (Abney)

201 N. Broadway

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 272-5520

Last Updated: 05/15/2017