Job Posting: Programs & Events Coordinator


The Programs & Events Coordinator oversees agency programs and events including fundraisers for the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition and is a key team member of the staff.  The position is full-time and year-round with […]

2019 Spring Internship Program!


OVAC Spring Internship Program

Application deadline: January 13, 2019

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) is a non-profit organization that supports Oklahoma’s visual arts and artists and their power to enrich communities. For 30 years OVAC […]

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    2018 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships & Student Awards of Excellence

2018 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships & Student Awards of Excellence

The application is now open! The deadline to apply is April 30th, 2018 at 11:59pm. 
Each year, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition gives two awards of $5,000 each to individual artists. Additionally, two $500 Student […]

Using Rejection as a Learning Experience

Editor’s note: This week, guest blogger Randall Barnes looks back at how a past rejection helped him grow as an artist.

Rejection, that fickle mate of acceptance. When it comes early, it can feel huge and crushing—deterring […]

15 Years of Momentum: Looking Back

Editor’s note: This week guest blogger Kristen Vails Gilpin looks back on her fondest Momentum memories. For more information on Momentum, visit

My first Momentum experience was in 2005 in a triangle shaped building […]

Then and Now: 15 Years of Momentum

This year we celebrate 15 years of Momentum, an exhibition for artists 30 and younger throughout the state. A lot has changed in 15 years, and we’d like to look back at the history […]

OVAC Grant Recipient Chris Ramsay

Below is a profile of one of our recent grant recipients. Our next Artist Grant deadline is January 15, 5pm. Artists can apply in 4 categories for up to $1,500 in funds. More information at

Chris […]

OVAC Intern Profile: Jasmine Jones

Working alongside OVAC staff, interns are exposed to the daily management of an artist service organization and gain access to the people, events and resources of the state’s arts community and OVAC. Interns assist […]

OVAC Artist Gallery Profile: Cynthia Brown

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition hosts the virtual Artist Gallery for members to show their work. With more artists unveiled all the time, the OVAC Artist Gallery is an excellent resource for anyone seeking artists for […]

Concept Curator: Adam Welch

Concept is a triennial exhibition from the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition that presents an evocative investigation of contemporary artists in Oklahoma, along with a regional artist exchange.

Concept contains two exhibition components. Concept/Focus is a curated group exhibition of […]