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Monday – Saturday:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Noon – 5 p.m.

500 W. Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Artist in Residence: Bryan Waytula (Oklahoma Cherokee Nation)

September 5, 2023 - September 23, 2023

Artists in Residence: The Eiteljorg’s artist in residence program brings Native and Western artists from across North America to the museum and to classrooms, libraries and senior centers in the local community. Visiting artists provide a mix of small onsite and virtual online offerings.

Bryan’s Bio: Bryan Waytula (Oklahoma Cherokee Nation) is an active fine arts professional living in the Sand Springs, Oklahoma area. Following in the footsteps of his Mother & Grandmother, both of whom are Cherokee Treasures in the Art of Basketry, Bryan has created works enjoyed by patrons and professional athletes.  Both his traditional & contemporary works are unique and stunning. He’s been translating a variety of artistic skills through numerous competitions, exhibitions and galleries. Drawing since the age of 5, Bryan continues to spend time furthering his techniques and style while teaching young artists as an Oklahoma Educator. His most recent style in the repetitive use of circles throughout his compositions & Native American subject matter have started to gain the interest of collectors and admirers in the Midwest.

Medium: Painting, drawing, and resin casting


Open Studios: Friday, Sept. 15; Friday, Sept. 22: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Meet Bryan and learn more about his work, process, and culture. Included with museum admission

Workshop: Saturday, Sept. 23, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Learn from a Cherokee artist about color and depth with a spray painting workshop. Each participant will take home a canvas with their new work of art.



Member’s Coffee & Conversations: Saturday, Sept. 23, 9 – 10 a.m.

Enjoy a morning with artist in residence Bryan (Oklahoma Cherokee). To register, contact Jennifer Hiatt at


September 5, 2023
September 23, 2023
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Eiteljorg Museum
500 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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