Discover Local Artists, Craftsmanship, and Live Arts at Oklahoma’s Grand Lake

Oklahoma’s Grand Lake is home to a thriving community of talented artists and artisans.

Grand Lake area artists and craftsmen

Nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains and primarily within the boundary of The Cherokee Nation, the natural beauty and rich culture of this area provide inspiration for creators working in a diverse range of mediums.

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The tribal lands and government headquarters of the Cayuga, Modoc, Ottawa, Peoria, Quapaw, Seneca, Shawnee, and Wyandotte nations are also in the Grand Lake area and certainly are included in adding to the history and culture of the region.

From painters and photographers capturing the stunning Grand Lake sunsets and wildlife to jewelry makers influenced by native traditions, Grand Lake artisans produce beautiful and unique works using a variety of media and techniques to delight both locals and visitors alike.

Local art museums, theaters, and schools continue to foster creativity in each new generation with several local programs designed to encourage the youth of today to enjoy and participate in the arts.

Today, Grand Lake artists open their studios to the public, display works at local businesses, and participate in area art festivals and shows.

The Town of Grove, in particular, has a thriving art scene as the home of The Playmakers Theatre and with several galleries scattered throughout the town.

But it’s not just Grove, as you can find skilled and talented people throughout the area.

Below, you will discover some of the many painters, sculptors, jewelers, potters, textile artists, woodworkers, and other artisans that call the Grand Lake area home.

Explore featured artists’ stories, see examples of their work, and learn how to discover more about them and where to visit their studios or purchase original creations here:

Featured Grand Lake Area Artists and Galleries

Grove Playmakers Theatre

Work 121 W. 3rd Street Grove OK 74344 Work Phone: (918) 786-8950 Website:

Brooks Wilson Art

Work 36511 S. 4450 Rd Vinita OK 74301 Work Phone: (918) 924-6747 Website:

GA Creative Alliance

Work Grove OK 74344 Website:

From up-and-coming artists to established professionals, the Grand Lake area overflows with creative talent waiting to be discovered.

With its inspiring landscapes, supportive community, and abundance of talent, it’s easy to see why Grand Lake, Oklahoma has become a flourishing hub for artists and artisans.

Discover even more local talents by exploring area art galleries, cultural centers, festivals, and studios.

Let the natural beauty and artistic spirit of Grand Lake ignite your own creativity!

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