• Haley Prestifilippo, "We Have Waited" 2015, graphite on paper, 22 x 30"
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    Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships and Student Awards of Excellence 2017

Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships and Student Awards of Excellence 2017

Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships and Student Awards of Excellence 2017
Curator’s Statement

As a curator whose focus is art of the American South, it has been a joy to serve as juror for the 2017 Oklahoma Visual […]

  • Nicholas Enevoldsen, Downtown Skyline, Oil on Linen, 2016, 24” x 32”
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    Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships and Student Awards of Excellence 2016

Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships and Student Awards of Excellence 2016

As an undergraduate, I sat through countless art history classes, cocooned in a darkened room and lulled by the hum of the slide projector, as a professor clicked from one image to the next. […]

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    2015 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships & Student Awards of Excellence

2015 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowships & Student Awards of Excellence

Congratulations to the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition on an outstanding showing for its Artist Fellowships and Student Awards of Excellence. The more than one hundred submissions I reviewed are testament to the vitality of […]

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    Announcing the OVAC Fellowship & Student Awards: Curatorial Statement

Announcing the OVAC Fellowship & Student Awards: Curatorial Statement

Art is a notoriously nebulous activity. Success is a continuum that ebbs and flows and has few distinct points that one can point to that yes, this is working and worth it. Through its […]

OVAC Fellowship Winner 2012: Matthew Boonstra

Meet one of the 2012 Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Fellowship winners, Matthew Boonstra.  Fellowship winners receive $5,000 for their work.  This year’s guest curator was Alison Peters Quinn from the Hyde Park Art […]

OVAC Fellowship Winner 2012: Angie Piehl

Meet one of the 2012 Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Fellowship winners, Angie Piehl.  Fellowship winners receive $5,000 for their work.  This year’s guest curator was Alison Peters Quinn from the Hyde Park Art Center […]

2012 Fellowship Curator Statement

Allison Peters Quinn, Director of Exhibitions, Hyde Park Art CenterThe Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship is one of the unique awards that celebrates artists with high quality work and outstanding vision, which most importantly highlights the […]

Collaborating & Experimenting: Paul Bagley’s Fellowship

Since the 2012 deadline is next week (May 1), I asked the 2011 Oklahoma Visual Arts Fellowship winners to talk a bit about their year and how the Fellowship helped their artistic practices. The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition awards […]

OVAC Fellowship: Paul Bagley

Paul Bagley, Samhain: Into Her Dreaming, 2007, Reclaimed wood, metal, rope, piano wire, linen, LED lights, 12volt deep cycle battery, audio components, bronze, 60’ x 8’ x 15’The Oklahoma Visual ArtsFellowships recognize Oklahoma artists with outstanding […]

OVAC Fellowship: Eyakem Gulilat

Eyakem Gulilat, Sophie and Eyakem Gulilat, Archival Ink Jet Print, 24” x 50”The Oklahoma Visual ArtsFellowships recognize Oklahoma artists with outstanding vision, rewarding them for their past achievement and future promise. A guest curator […]