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 […]

Rings of Memory & Place: Heather Clark Hilliard at the 108 Contemporary

Guest Author: Mary Kathryn MoellerHeather Clark Hilliard, Memory Ring (detail), juniper, waxed linen & mixed media, 2013As the inaugural artist-in-resident at Tulsa’s 108 Contemporary, Heather Clark Hilliard was presented with the unique opportunity to develop […]

Reverence & Burden: Gregory Ruppe

Gregory Ruppe, Ft. Worth, TXGregory Ruppe, Ghostride to Oblivion, Mixed Media, 2012Gregory Ruppe queries how memories and cultural norms imbue inanimate objects for his Concept/OK residency project, Things will never be the same. Working with […]

Narciso Argüelles’ Disclosures: Concept/OK Residency

Narciso Argülles,Test image for the (Working Title) “Human Project,” Image for on the scoreboard at OneOK Park for Tulsa Drillers. Unexpected reinterpretations of familiar objects and icons characterize Narciso Argüelles’ work.Since so much of his […]

You Are a Scientist? Concept/OK: Sarah Hearn

Sarah Hearn, Lichen drawing in progressMotivated by a collaborative ethos and encouraged by “citizen researchers,” Sarah Hearn’s residency project for the Concept/OK: Art in Oklahomaexhibition relies on collaboration with many enthusiasts and professionals.Hearn counts […]

Applying for Fellowships: Debby Kaspari

In preparation for a workshop focused on grant funding for artists, Norman artist Debby Kaspari reflected on some incredible Fellowships she’s received and dealing with realities of the opportunities. See the interview with Kasapri’s co-presenter Liz Roth, Stillwater, […]

Proposals for Grants, Residencies & Exhibitions

Three months in Japan working on your artwork along with a travel stipend.   A large cash prize and six month drawing in a New England forest. Cash support for preparing art for an exhibition.  These […]

Concept/OK: Frequently Asked Questions

Recently, we led two information sessions about the new exhibition, Concept/OK: Art in Oklahoma. At each session, we spent time fielding questions from the artists in attendance. Here are some of the most frequently […]

Artist Residencies: Ideas & Examples

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s new exhibition Concept/OK:Art in Oklahoma offers Oklahoma artists the chance to participate in a residency program. Two artists will be chosen for residencies that come with short term studio space, […]

Career Paths: Mary Ann Strandell

Mary Ann Strandell layers history and kitsch, texture and simulated surfaces, symbols and enigmas in her paintings and prints, which are on exhibition at JRB Art at the Elms in Oklahoma City beginning today. […]