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Chickasaw Nation's Southeastern Art Show and Market Application Deadline Sept. 13

Chickasaw Nation’s Southeastern Art Show and Market Application Deadline Sept. 13

The application deadline for the 2013 Chickasaw Nation Southeastern Art Show and Market (SEASAM) in Tishomingo, Okla., is Friday, Sept. 13.

More than $20,000 in prize money will be awarded, including a $3,000 cash prize for the Best In Show winner and $1,000 in total prize money for Youth winners.

Adults and youth from any Southeastern and Woodland tribe are encouraged to enter the competition in the two-dimensional or three-dimensional categories.

Artists may enter up to two works per category, up to a total of four entries.

The youth artist competition is open to students entering grades nine through 12 during the 2013-2014 school year.

Hosted by the Chickasaw Nation during the tribe’s 53nd Annual Meeting and 25th Chickasaw Festival, the juried art competition and market will be conducted October 4-5 on the tribe’s historic capitol grounds in Tishomingo.

Participating artists will display their work in the SEASAM tent from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, October 4and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 5.

Application forms, entry rules and additional information can be found on the Chickasaw Nation website at or by contacting the Chickasaw Nation Division of Arts and Humanities at (580) 272-5520.


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