“We have a Prix de West committee that listens to the curatorial staff and judges the show,” Patterson said.
“This [parade] is an important moment for Oklahoma,” Rogers said. “It is difficult for many people to do. But we’re marching not in a militant fashion, but instead in a parade, which is first of all a lot more fun, and also to say and to show that we’re people just like anyone else.”
“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.
College-level arts courses renew veterans’ confidence, purpose and identity.
“I try to make sure I get a good bite to eat,” she said. “I like jewelry a lot. If I see someone selling handmade jewelry, I’m definitely going to go there.”
“We’re looking for energy; we’re looking for ideas,” Green said.
The beauty of art lies off the beaten path, and one new gallery in Shawnee embodies this journey. Opened in October, Studio 112 and a Half quaintly rests between two of Shawnee’s historical buildings on Main Street, where husband-and-wife duo Douglas and Holly Gordon circulate vibrant work from Oklahoma’s emerging artists. “People might be surprised…
Bees of the [HIVE] includes artworks by Oklahoma City and Tulsa artists whose work can be purchased at the [HIVE].
Tony Dyke’s Views from the Studio and Susan Morrison-Dyke’s Elusive Movements are on display at Art Hall through Friday.
“Because I’m a curious person and an educator,” Allswede said, “the goal for Project Box was always to have a venue that offered the opportunity to expose my audience to different materials, mediums or ideas through the arts.”