Southern Plains Indian Museum Announces Winners of 2017 Youth Art Contest

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5/18/2017
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May 18, 2017

ANADARKO, OKLAHOMA: The Southern Plains Indian Museum, administered by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board, will feature an exhibit of artwork from the 2017 Youth Art Contest sponsored by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board. The exhibit will be on view from May 15 through June 19, 2017. The theme of the competition is “We Are Still Here.”  The annual competition provides Indian youth with a realistic juried art show experience; encourages the development and expansion of their skills in production and marketing; and enhances youth interest in culture, history, and the possibility of an artistic career.  Submissions of work were judged by an independent panel of jurors.  Awards will be distributed in the amount of $250 for first place, $150 for second place, and $100 for third place. 

The winners of the contest are as follows:

1st Place, Still Here, Kinsey Dearman, Pencil on Paper  

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2nd Place, We Are Still Here, Robin Tubby, Pen and Ink on Paper

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3rd Place, Native Anthem, Matthew Painter, Pencil on Paper

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The Southern Plains Indian Museum is managed by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board.  Regular viewing hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  All exhibits at the museum are free and open to the public. The museum is located at 801 East Central Blvd., Anadarko, Oklahoma. For more information call the museum at (405) 247-6221.

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