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Artesian Arts Festival


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We are excited to announce the 9th annual Artesian Arts Festival will be June 25, 2022, in Sulphur, Oklahoma, and the Artesian Online Art Market will be June 27 to Aug. 1, 2022.

Art Market

This year’s in-person market will feature Chickasaw artists and the festival will include live music, dance performances, food trucks and more. The market offers diverse art media and a vast selection of visual art including paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, beadwork, textiles, basketry and metalwork. Located on the beautiful Artesian Plaza in downtown Sulphur, Oklahoma, the Artesian Arts Festival is nestled among the Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa, the Artesian Gallery and Studios, the Chickasaw National Recreation Area and numerous boutiques and shops.

The Artesian Online Art Market from June 27 to Aug. 1, 2022, will feature artists from federally recognized tribes.

Call for Artists

In-person market
Chickasaw artists are encouraged to apply for the art market and juried competition. Our hospitality to artists is second to none. The call to artists deadline is May 25 at 5 p.m.

Online market
Artists from federally recognized tribes are encouraged to participate in the online market. The call for artists begins June 1 and remains open through the duration of the online art market.

Service Area


This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 272-5520

(580) 272-5525


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1548
Ada, Oklahoma 74821


ARTesian Gallery & Studios
100 W. Muskogee
Sulphur, Oklahoma 73086

(580) 622-8040