Native Arts Gala & Festival
Catoosa, Okla. - The Route 66 Native Arts Alliance is hosting a Gala & Festival the weekend of July 8-9 in Catoosa, Okla. The Gala on July 8, will feature a Native American Fashion Show, with both traditional and contemporary designs. There will be an auction of items donated by the artist members; and, the winner of the $5,000 Art Purchase Award will be announced. Victoria Mitchell Vasquez will be recognized as a Cherokee National Treasurer for her on-going efforts to support Native Art. The Gala will be held 6-8 p.m., at the Bella Donna Event Center located 2 miles North of the Hard Rock Resort. Sponsorships & tickets are still available.
The Native Arts Festival will kick-off on Saturday, July 9 at the Vault Gallery located at 1801 Highway 66, Catoosa. This will be an indoor/ outdoor event with artists, food trucks, music and art competitions. The Festival is Free and Open to the Public. Hours are 10-6.
Participating artists include: Ron Mitchell, Dan Corley, Steven Mashburn, Steven Morales, Crystal Hanna, Clancy Gray, Risi Thelander, Jerry Bob Henry, Traci Rabbit, Nelson Garcia, Jon Tiger, Gwen Coleman Lester, R.E. Stinson, Debra Kurth, Anita Caldwell Jackson and others.
For more information on the art show or the festival, please contact Betsy Swimmer 918-277-2278.