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Blazing art

Cherokee basket Shan Goshorn is a preservationist, storyteller and human rights activist. In other words, she’s a contemporary Native American artist. Goshorn, a Tulsa resident and Eastern Band Cherokee tribe member, has been supporting herself as an artist for 30 years and exploring various media — including photography, beadwork, painting, glass and metalworking — to

Old wood, new tricks

“I wanted to make a difference,” Bagley said. “When I make art, I try to find impoverished materials that people would think are useless.” You might not have seen the sculpture that sits in Midtown at the intersection of NW 10th Street and Hudson Avenue. (Maybe you’re too busy avoiding other drivers at the roundabout.)

Family matters

Come on Down The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is expecting approximately 5,000 people to attend its spring Free Family Day to celebrate art and community from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the museum, 415 Couch Drive. The free afternoon event is organized around New York sculptor Lisa Hoke’s exhibit Come on Down, a


LIFE FOOD & DRINK Allied Art’s young professionals group, Catalyst, will host ARTini, an Art Decothemed fundraiser to benefit Allied Arts and the nonprofit arts organizations it supports. Twelve participating central Oklahoma restaurants will serve approximately 800 guests original martinis and appetizers. Live entertainment will be provided by the band Grand Marquis, along with raffle

Handle with care

Robbie Kienzie Photo: Shannon Cornman Art pieces and sculptures often require specialized service when being repaired, installed or moved, and the Oklahoma City Council agreed last week to accept bids for an on-call art handler. “There is a care that needs to be used with fine objects,” said Robbie Kienzle, the city’s liaison for art

Written on the wall(s)

The OKC Police Department’s Graffiti Unit was quick to point out that these criminals aren’t like other criminals, gang members who “tag” public property to mark territory. These criminals are much more serious — they do it for the thrills. A NewsOK report stated, “[They] are drawn to the excitement of almost being caught.” These

Flying in unison

Barbara S. Scott When speaking about topics close to one’s heart, sometimes passion makes up for polish. Michael Collins, marketing and promotions director for Special Care Inc., might not blow anyone away with his presentations, but when he starts to talk about the program that helps children, good luck finding anyone with his level of