Participating artists are encouraged to make a donation to Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund after the show.
“I think we’ll see a lot of that realness and rawness have to come out again, because everyone’s going to be feeling it,” he said. “You can’t run away from it.”
Backfire: A Cultural Explosion gathers visual and musical artists together on Friday to buck what they believe are largely intolerant attitudes permeating Oklahoma and its government. Artist Jamie Pettis said this show provides refuge for our marginalized communities. “I didn’t expect for this event to fall under these circumstances,” she said of it opening after…
Organizers behind the former Dope Chapel helped found Resonator.
Wimmer is known as the artist behind Mr. Clean and the Brawny man.
Art Hall made its debut in March during the Open Streets OKC festival.
Owen’s Surroundings exhibit is on display through Jan. 7 at Oklahoma Hall of Fame at Gaylord-Pickens Museum.
Pieces in the exhibit must be no larger than 16-by-20 inches. Ceramics and sculptures must fit in a 20-inch box.
Work from both artists will be on display through Nov. 27.
The acclaimed sculptor’s work is in part inspired by the poetry of his late wife, Jayne Cortez.