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.
It’s time again for Oklahoma Gazette’s annual, super-duper official Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions!
Moving forward, it is critical that we not take public art for granted.
SkyDance Bridge is a 380-foot-long, 20-foot-wide pedestrian bridge that crosses over the interstate near Harvey Avenue and features a 192-foot sculpture inspired by the state bird, the scissor-tailed flycatcher. The bridge will eventually connect the upper MAPS 3 downtown park and the lower park. The bridge, which placed 10th in the judging, was lauded in…