J. Bud Art

Contemporary Cherokee Sculpture


In 2001, I completed the sculpture, Seven Sisters, for Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.  The restaurant was named for that sculpture.

In 2001, I purchased and installed the art work for Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel which included personal paintings, sculptures, and a 12- x 24- foot mural.

I received the Teacher of the Year award at Cherokee High School in 1998 and 2001.

In 2013, Nominated for The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Program.

The art awards I have received are:

·       Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

·       Santa Fe Indian Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico

·       Red Earth Art Show, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

·       Dallas Indian Market, Dallas, Texas

·       Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market, Indianapolis, Indiana

·       Kituwah, Asheville, North Carolina

©J Bud Art 2014