ASK Workshops and Panels are designed to empower Oklahoma artists by addressing key facets of their professional development, including marketing, technology, legal issues and the skills crucial for thriving in an artistic landscape. These educational offerings serve as a structured and supportive forum, promoting growth and providing valuable insights for artists.  Artists have the opportunity to connect, share resources, and learn from subject matter experts, as well as each other, one another. Led by subject matter experts, each offering is centered around important topics for Oklahoma artists, fostering a nurturing environment for growth and success.


ASK PANEL: EQUITABLE APPLICATIONS & PAY

WHERE

WHEN

Thursday, August 8th, 2024 | 6:00PM–8:30PM

  • Artist Networking Hour: 6PM–7PM
  • Panel Discussion: 7PM–8PM
  • Q&A Session: 8PM–8:30PM

WHAT

Our panelists, Gregg Standridge, Debra Martin-Barber, JP Morrison Lans, and Leondre Lattimore, moderated by Fancy Royce, will delve into the current landscape of artist applications and pay models. This discussion aims to educate and empower both artists and facilitators by examining equitable and non-equitable practices in grant applications, artist calls, and other opportunities. Gain valuable insights, share experiences, and connect with fellow creatives. Don’t miss this chance to enhance your understanding and approach to artist applications and pay models.

THE MODERATOR

Moderator
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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hannah "fancy" royce (she/they) is a visionary queer creative producer and artist based in Oklahoma City. Driven by a deep passion for art, social justice, and community engagement, she tirelessly champions underrepresented voices in all she does. She has co-founded transformative organizations like the Oklahoma Pride Alliance and Sunny Dayz Inc. fancy masterfully fuses storytelling and strategy in campaigns and experiences that spark meaningful change. Their unwavering dedication to art and advocacy shines through in every project, seamlessly blending creativity and purpose to shape a more inclusive future in OKC and beyond.

ASK PANELS AND WORKSHOPS ARE ALWAYS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

THE PANELISTS

Panelist
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Debra Martin-Barber (She/Her) is a mixed media artist, educator, and arts advocate in Oklahoma City. With a background in Commercial Art and a master's degree from The University of Oklahoma, her vibrant paintings have gained recognition through exhibitions and awards. Her work delves into Black female representation and challenge prevailing narratives about Black culture. She is an advocate for the arts as a teaching artist for underserved youth and senior adults in after-school programs and art camps. Debra's art is not just a creative outlet; it's a profound journey of self-discovery and community engagement.

Panelist
Norman, Oklahoma

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Gregg Standridge (He/Him) is an award winning Choctaw artist and OVAC/Andy Warhol grant recipient. His unusual medium of wood marquetry has been critically acclaimed including a First Place Award as Emerging Artist in the 2024 Cherokee Trail of Tears Art Show. Gregg has displayed at 36 Art shows in 2023, including MAINSITE Contemporary Arts, Norman, OK, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum Gift Shop, Palm Springs, CA and Exhibit C Gallery, OKC and more Oklahoma outdoor art.EducationOCCC Associates Fine ArtsUSAO Music Performance/Music Education OCU Masters Music PerformancePrivate Study with Sheryl Cozad

Panelist
Tulsa, Oklahoma

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JP Morrison Lans’ holds a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and is an inaugural member of the NYC Crit Club’s Canopy Program. Her drawing “Mermaid” is in the permanent collection of the Bundaberg Regional Gallery, Queensland, Australia. She has been a resident artist with the School of Visual Arts, NY., Truro Art Center, MA., Rockland Woods, WA., The Vermont Studio Center, and soon, Quarantine, in Menorca, Spain. Morrison Lans is a member of the international artist collective Teleportal.Gallery, and exhibits with Heron Arts, San Francisco; M.A. Doran, Tulsa, 19Karen, Gold Coast, Australia, and Keep Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM.

Panelist
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Leondre Lattimore (He/Him) was born in Oklahoma, USA and grew up in the eastside of Oklahoma City. Throughout his life, he has always shared an interest in the Arts. After completing his Bachelor's degree in Studio Art and Graphic Design, Leondre delved further into his practice and began exploring cultural identities through figurative representation. His goal is to highlight people and experiences with intentionally created works of art. Furthermore, he works for City of Oklahoma City as a Project Manager for Arts and Cultural Affairs.


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ADDRESS

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