24 Works on Paper


This biennial travelling exhibition of work by living Oklahoma artists opened to the public in July 2013 and continues its tour around the state through January 2015. Produced as a collaboration between Individual Artists of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, the exhibition brings original, contemporary Oklahoman artwork to viewers in communities large and small.

Participating Artists
M.J. Alexander, Oklahoma City
Marilyn Artus, Oklahoma City
Deborah Burian, Oklahoma City
Zach Burns, Oklahoma City
Marsha Gulick, Hominy
Eyakem Gulilat, Norman
Jeff Hogue, Bartlesville
Marcus Kesler, Edmond
David Knox, Oklahoma City
Michael Litzau, Edmond
Traci Martin, Ardmore
Bobby C. Martin, Tahlequah
Brandon Mitts, Stillwater
Eric Piper, Norman
Saumo Puapuaga, Oklahoma City
Laura Reese, Norman
Amy Rockett-Todd, Tulsa
Clarissa Sharp, Oklahoma City
Cathryn Wallace Thomas, Tulsa
Thomas Tucker, Edmond
Elizabeth MD Vuong, Tulsa
Crystal Walters, Pryor
Blair Waltman, Oklahoma City
Betty Wood, Norman

Learn more about the artists and their processes in our blog series.

Classroom curriculum guides available free of charge. Click to download (2MB PDF).

Kirsten Olds, Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Tulsa.

Exhibition Tour Schedule:
July 12-August 3, 2013
Individual Artists of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City

August 5-September 27, 2013
Redlands Community College, El Reno

September 27-November 25, 2013
Goddard Center, Ardmore

November 25, 2013-January 4, 2014
Ponca City Art Center, Ponca City
Reception December 1, 2013, 2-4 pm

January 4-February 9, 2014
Northern Oklahoma College Eleanor Hayes Art Gallery, Tonkawa

February 9-March 21, 2014
East Central University Shirley Pogue Art Gallery, Ada

April 4-25, 2014
Graceful Arts Gallery and Studios, Alva
Opening Reception April 4, 6-8 pm

May 31-June 28, 2014
Tulsa Artists’ Coalition, Tulsa

June 28-August 25, 2014
Oklahoma State University Gardiner Gallery, Stillwater

August 25-October 3, 2014
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Nesbitt Gallery, Chickasha

October 27, 2014-January 2015
Leslie Powell Foundation & Gallery, Lawton

Artist Info

The biennial 24 Works on Paper is the only traveling show of art by living Oklahomans. Exactly 24 artworks created on paper are included, from photography to printmaking and mixed media works.

2013 Guest Curator
Kirsten Olds is Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Tulsa and received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on artists’ groups in the 1970s and the networks they forged as alternatives to mainstream institutions such as the art gallery, mass circulation journal, and network television.

May 10, 2013, 5 pm: Deadline for entries. Online submission only.
May 31, 2013: Notification of accepted works.
June 21-22, 2013: Delivery of selected works to IAO Gallery
July 26, 6-9 pm: Exhibit opens at IAO, continues through August 3.
July 2013-January 2015: Exhibition tour dates


Upcoming Events

24 Works on Paper (Chickasha)
Aug 25th to Oct 3rd, All Day

24 Works on Paper (Lawton)
Nov 8th to Jan 17th, All Day


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