Tribes 131 Art Gallery
Tribes 131 Art Gallery
Tribes 131 Art Gallery is one of Oklahoma's premier art galleries featuring a stable of the state’s most seasoned American Indian and noted artists as well as a vast variety of works by Pueblo artists. Tribes’ advisory service specializes in brokering, appraising and authenticating American Indian and Southwest Art. Located in Norman, Tribes 131 is a one-stop gallery for works by well-known artisans. Tribes features everything from historical artwork to abstract pieces, including a variety of non-native and gift items. This Norman gallery offers a full line of Indian handcrafted jewelry, pottery, baskets, kachinas, textiles, prints, bronzes, clay and alabaster sculptures, masks, beadwork and a large variety of made in Oklahoma gift items.
Visit Tribes 131 Art Gallery for original works in all price points. There are new works by Harvey Pratt, Larry Carter, Dylan Cavin, Peter Paul Bruno,Gwen Coleman Lester, Lance Straughn, Richard Ray Whitman, Joyce Nevaquaya Harris, Benjamin Blackstar, Mary Beth Timothy, John Timothy, Dorothy Sullivan, Paul Hacker, Troy Anderson, Michael Horse, Dwayne Wilcox, Donald Montileaux, Darryl Growing Thunder, Paul Snyder, Roy Boney, Jr., Wayne Cooper, Joseph Erb, Benjamin Harjo, Jr, Norma Howard ,Bunky Echo-Hawk, Steven Judd, Jeff Brooks, David Kaskaske, Brent Learned, George Levi, Jeri Redcorn, Austin Real Rider and many others.
Tribes also offers a large inventory of works by late artists including Mirac Creepingbear, Doc Tate Nevaquaya, Robby McMurtry, George Gieonity, T.C. Cannon, Carl Sweezy, Kiowa Five, Jerome Tiger, Archie Blackowl, Sherman Chaddlesone, Murv Jacob and others.
If you're looking for pottery, the gallery has over 200 pieces to choose from including works by Maria Martinez, Baca, Frog Woman, The Tafoya Family, Medicine Flower, Carmelita Dunlap, Roybal, and many others from contemporary to historic and pre-Columbian.
Don't forget the jewelry. The gallery offers a vast inventory of handcrafted and designed Indian jewelry from contemporary to traditional with a large selection of squash blossom necklaces, as well as Santa Domingo, Zuni, Navajo, Cherokee and other tribes featured.
With over 30 years in Norman, Tribes hosts many favorite annual events. Tribes 131 is also the producer of the Native American Art Calendar, which is found in museums and gift stores across the nation. The annual calendar signing and show is generally held the first weekend of December each year and is a favorite of both local and out of state clients, as it is shipped out to over 2,000 customers throughout the nation. Another favorite event hosted at Tribes is the Annual Love of Ledger Art Show and Sale. This event features works by some ot the most noted ledger artists in the country and is held the Sunday before Valentine's Day each year.
There is always something exciting going on in the gallery, whether a current show is underway or the arrival of new and historical works are coming in. Tribes is literally a visual feast for everyone who enters.
The gallery owner also does local and out of state appraisals. Please contact the gallery ahead of time to confirm that Leslie will be available. Customers come first and she is more than happy to work the appraisals and appointments around customers and visitors.