Kanaly’s mural project officially opened at a public ceremony in November.
Short Order Poems takes an unconventional route by placing poetry in unlikely places.
“We wanted to come up with a model that could potentially be replicable in other schools as well as something that is sustainable for the long-term,” Karper said. “It is an opportunity for artists, but it also benefits students.”
This year’s Artist Invitational program has a budget of $25,000.
Pawley painted the mural at no cost to the food bank.
A mural by a famous Oklahoma artist was recently painted over, and the public isn’t happy about it.
“The Ferris wheel is in that location because it’s the biggest statement we are making that Wheeler is not just about celebrating a neighborhood,” Humphreys said. “Wheeler is about celebrating the city.”
Art is meant to be intellectually and emotionally provocative, and the more of that we can provide to residents and visitors in our city, the better.
Feb. 5, Ember held a grand opening for guests to explore the restaurant, lounge and renovated hotel rooms.
Organizers expect around 30,000 guests at this year’s Plaza District Festival, which runs noon-10 p.m. Saturday.