Best of Show: $1,000 2nd Place Best of Show: $700 3rd Place Best of Show: $500
Emerging Artist Award- $1,000 EBCI Destination Marketing Creativity Award- $700 Celebrity Choice Award- $500 People's Choice Award- $500 Best Use of Theme- $500 Judges' Choice- 1st- $600 2nd- $400 3rd- $200
Entries will be taken on Friday November 3, 2022
Pick-up will be Sunday, November 5, 2022.
Participation in the event is at your own risk. Event organizers & Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort are not responsible for lost, stolen, broken, or damaged pieces.
Winners will be announced at the Kananesgi Art Market at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort
Event organizers reserve the right to deny any entry with no appeal process.
EBCI enrolled members only (must present enrollment card)
16-21 year old artists will compete in the youth category, 22+ years old adult (ID required)
Artists must complete a W9 form with SS# and current mailing address
The Open category is only for items that do not have a designated category. Entries that have a category will not be permitted in the Open category.
All entries must incorporate the theme "Legendary Creatures" and must relate to Cherokee history and/or culture.
All entries must have a complete entry form
All entries must be displayed in the art show on November 4, 2023.
Kananesgi will not sell artwork in the show this year.
Must drop off & pick-up pieces at designated times. Failure to pick-up items will result in forfeiture to Kananesgi Art Market. Forfeited items will be used as future fundraisers for the event.
All entries must have been made after January 1, 2023
Do no copy or use someone else's work or intellectual property. Items in question will be disqualified.
You must submit your own items in person.
All entries must be safe to handle. Special handling instructions should be noted on the entry theme form.
Participation in the event is at your own risk.
Early entries may be considered on an individual basis and are subject to committee approval.
Judges do not have to select a winner for each place in each category.
Event organizers reserve the right to change any categories or prize money amounts and deny any entry with no appeal process.
All entries must stay in the show until pick-up(you may sell your art but the artist is responsible for shipping/delivery)
Entry s at your own risk. The Kananesgi event committee, Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, Sequoyah Fund, Ray Kinsland Leadership Institute, and Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are not responsible for lost, damaged, or stolen items.