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We are dedicated to featuring Southeastern First American artists. The Artesian Online Art Market has ended. Please check back soon for updates.

Artist Spotlight

Chickasaw,

Brent Greenwood

Award-winning acrylic and mixed media artist Brent Greenwood is inspired by First American tribal history. Combining technique and history, he creates contemporary design elements in his paintings that depict both depth and emotion. Brent, a graduate from the renowned Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, has more than 20 years of painting experience. He is also known for his graffiti art. 

Brent has many notable accomplishments and awards. He participated in the 2010 Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA) Santa Fe Indian Market, this was his first year at SWAIA and he won first place in printmaking. Brent is a member of the Urban Indian 5 Artists of Oklahoma, whose mission is to promote First American health and wellness through art, traditional ceremony and symbology. Brent’s work is featured internationally in galleries, numerous public buildings and murals in public spaces. In 2019, one of his designs was chosen to be featured on an exclusive Pendleton blanket. His passion extends to the classroom where he teaches painting to up-and-coming artists. 

This year's online market featured 50 Southeastern First American artists.

The Artesian Art Market set for May 23, 2020 in downtown Sulphur was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the first Artesian Online Art Market launched on May 23 and featured beautiful works of art from 50 Southeastern First American artists. Open through July 31, 2020, the inaugural online market had 16 categories of art available for purchase, some of the disciplines represented were painting, pottery, sculpture, beadwork, photography and textiles.

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Press Releases

10.01.2020

Margaret Roach Wheeler named 2020 Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year

Ten years ago, Chickasaw weaver and fashion designer Margaret Roach Wheeler was inducted into the Chickasaw Hall of Fame.
08.25.2020

Artesian Online Art Market a success; Virtual SEASAM & SEASAM Youth to launch online market

Many of the artists participating in the Artesian Online Art Market deemed the event a success, according to James Wallace, director of visual…
07.22.2020

Chickasaw artist revives ancient art form

For nearly four years, Pamela Kennedy of Yukon, Oklahoma, has been helping to revive an ancient art form; she works with fused glass.
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