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 www.ovacgrants.org

Chris […]

Artist Grants: Past Recipients and Information

Below is a guest post from our intern Jessica Legako. She’s summarized some of our recent artist grantee projects to show what type of artist projects OVAC has funded. Our next Artist Grant deadline […]

Recent OVAC-funded Artist Projects

Congratulations to our recent grant recipients! Artist project support for the quarter totals $4,714 to 6 artists. he Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s Grants for Artists help artists realize their potential. Thanks to OVAC donors who make these […]

Applying for Exhibitions & Grants

Hoping this will help other artists, I want to share my presentation from our Artist Survival Kit workshop last weekend. We focused on writing proposals for grants and exhibitions. Many of these cash awards and […]

Showing Caddo Pottery Across the Country: Jeri Redcorn

Guest Author: Cayla Lewis JERI REDCORNProfessional Grant: Pedestals Booth UpgradeJeri Redcorn, Hasinai Twins, Caddo pottery, 2012Jeri Redcorn, a Caddo potter, is claimed to be responsible for “single-handedly [reviving] Caddo pottery traditions.”  She currently uses native and […]

Reanimating Cimarron County: MJ Alexander

Guest Author: Cayla LewisMJ ALEXANDERCreative Projects Grant: IN NO MAN’S LAND: Portraits of the OK PanhandleM.J. Alexander, Mike Leonard, outside the Loaf & Jug, photography, 2012Oklahoma City resident, M.J. Alexander, has recently been exploring the […]

Chronicling Artists & the Environment: Kimberly Baker

Guest Author: Cayla LewisKIMBERLY BAKERProfessional Grant: Earth Chronicles Project Group ExhibitionKimberly Baker, Illinois River Misty Morning, photographyMeeker resident and current University of Oklahoma natural sciences student, Kimberly Baker is a conservation photographer with a large […]

Heading to Art Prize: Aaron Hauck

Guest Author: Cayla LewisAARON HAUCKProfessional Basics Grant: Art PrizeAaron Hauck, High Technology Forager; Break enamel on thermoformed acrylic plastic, 44”x14”x6”, 2011 After receiving his MFA at Montana State and studying internationally, Aaron Hauck is an Assistant Professor at […]

Piecing it Together: Romy Owens

Guest Author: Cayla Lewis ROMY OWENSProfessional Basics Grant: the keanuesRomy Owens, Rob (Pretty Day Blue Sky), photographs and thread, 37×31″, 2012Oklahoma City artist, Romy Owens has been selected as one of five photographers for To and From […]

Encouraging Creativity & Voice: Amena Butler

Guest Author: Cayla Lewis AMENA BUTLERProfessional Grant: Spring ElementsAmena Butler, Ball Day, collage on canvas, 2012″…Those soft lively colors of nature, the smell of the rain coming, and the idea of skipping work to […]