Annual Youth Art Show
This incredible event, showcased the exceptional talents of Native students aged 9 through 18 in eight different categories, including;
Competing for awards and prize money in three age divisions.
Traditional and contemporary items adorned with beadwork or quillwork include cradleboards, medallions, necklaces, leggings, bags, pipe bags, moccasins, belts, sashes, purses, etc. Items are hand-sewn/ hand-woven on fabrics such as trade cloth, velvets, and wools. Animals hide typically is the base of construction.
A container used to hold or carry things, typically made from interwoven strips of cane. Weaving Methods: wickerwork, double-weave, flat-weave, plaited, coiled & twined. Commercial kits and patterns are prohibited.
A category with a wide range of items includes pipes, bags, clothing, cradleboards, dolls, drums, knives, musical instruments, bows and quivers, arrows, furniture, games.
Original two-dimensional artwork. Entries must be display-ready (wired for hanging, no glass). Includes Oil painting medium typically on canvas; Watercolor painting using water-based medium usually on paper; Drawings, non-printed work executed by hand including dry media-crayon, pastels, chalk, silverpoint, and charcoal; Liquid media using pen and ink, brush, watercolor, and pastels. Printmaking includes original prints hand-pulled, printed by hand by the artist or under the artist’s supervision (etchings, lithographs, woodcuts, monoprints/monotypes & serigraphs).
Original two-dimensional artwork. Entries must be display-ready (wired for hanging, no glass). A picture made using a camera, in which an image is focused onto film or other light-sensitive material and then made visible and permanent by chemical treatment or stored digitally.
Handmade, wearable items made of metal – silver, gold, brass, copper & nickel. Materials used other than metal must be natural materials. Items include belts, buckles, rings, bracelets, pins, pendants, bolos, necklaces, earrings, matched set, etc.
A vessel made of earthenware or baked clay. Pottery can be broadly divided into earthenware, porcelain, and stoneware. Forms include jars, bowls, platters, vases and other traditional vessels. Items handmade and hand formed. Contemporary items are wheel-thrown, stoneware, kiln-fired. Finishes include un-slipped and unpainted, undecorated, incised, carved, burnished surfaces, matte & semi matte painted. Finishes include unslipped and unpainted, undecorated, incises, carved, burnished surfaces, matte and semi-matte and painted.
Sculpture – Metal/Wood/Stone/Ceramic
A three-dimensional form, especially by carving stone or wood or by casting metal or plaster: Carved, sculpted, or molded objects. Materials include bronze, welded steel, brass, wood, ceramic, clay, or stone.