Chief Preparator at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Trent Lawson, will perform a demo of soft packaging artwork, provide documents to assist in your own packaging, as well as answer questions or concerns you may have on shipping or receiving artwork. Register here.
A once in a lifetime opportunity! You will not want to miss the chance to experience the wit and humor of one of the most renowned and treasured fine craft artists of our time. Joyce J. Scott discusses how she transforms the untoward subjects of racism and politics into beautiful sculptures made of bead and glass. In partnership with All Souls Unitarian Church.
In this final and relaxed session of Delve for 2017, participants will have the chance to bring works-in-progress or completed pieces to receive feedback from their peers.
How can art be used as a vehicle for change and understanding? Join in a lively discussion that brings together artists from different disciplines and backgrounds to reflect on how they use their practice to address difficult issues. Panelists include filmmaker Sterlin Harjo, musician Dr. Teresa Reed, actor Pete Brennan, and photographer Eyakem Gulilat. This program is brought to you in partnership with the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice and the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation.
In conjunction with the exhibition Both Sides Now: Joyce J. Scott & Sonya Clark, join us for a screening of More Than a Month at Rudisill Regional Library.
About More Than a Month:
Should Black History Month be ended? This is the question explored by African American filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman as he embarks on a cross-country campaign to do just that in More Than a Month.
“Hairdressers are my heroes.” Discover why from artist Sonya Clark during an intimate final look at Both Sides Now. Hear about the poetry and politics that inspire this extraordinary artist – and find out if there are connections between hair and the unraveling of flags in her work!
Working in large-scale paper and graphite collages, Mark Lewis, Applied Associate Professor at the University of Tulsa, builds up layers of paper to create highly dimensional urban landscapes, both of Tulsa and invented city spaces. He often places the viewer’s focal point in an off-center perspective to transform static materials into dynamic views of our downtown.
Get inside the mind of Mark Lewis by joining the discussion of his urban landscapes. This talk will give insight into his process, inspirations, and concepts. Along with his tour discussing individual pieces, Lewis will answer questions from the audience.
In this exhibition, 108|Contemporary will feature Oklahoma artist members by hosting a juried survey of their work. Chosen artwork will be constructed not only from fiber, wood, ceramics, metal, and glass, but also will include installations and contextual pieces at the present a diversified look at contemporary artistic talent in Oklahoma.
In conjunction with the exhibition Members Only: The State of Craft, the juror of the show will guide a tour of the works, discussing individual pieces, overarching theme, and their decisions in creating the exhibition.