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Home Makes You Happy

Native American artist Yatika Starr Fields creates vibrant masterpieces complete with symbolism and cultural aesthetic that are meant to tell multiple stories at once. Fields was born in Tulsa but grew up in Stillwater in an artistic household. Both of his parents, Tom and Anita, were artists. This led to him experiencing creativity early on in his life and having...

Speakers, Artand Comedy

For fans of forums and speakers, both OSU-Tulsa Business Forums and Tulsa Town Hall have just the thing for you. First, Martha Stewart visits Tulsa April 6 at the PAC, courtesy OSU-Tulsa. Then TTH offers up Henry Louis Gates Jr. – an award-winning filmmaker and scholar – on April 8, also at the PAC.  If you’re looking to laugh, the...

Sculpting the Unexpected

Sculptor LaQuincey Reed’s passion swirls around art as it intertwines with history. He gravitates toward creations “of things people don’t know a lot about. I want to get a monument dedicated to the Black cowboy. The West was diverse, and a lot of cowboys were Black. “I’ve been drawing since I was a kid,” he continues. The Lawton native studied...

Sky’s the Limit

When we typically think of an artist, we imagine someone skilled in one artistic medium ... maybe two. It isn’t common to come across someone who is as handy with clay as they are with a pencil or paint brushes.  Stephanie Keef from The Arte Igzibet, however, is a stand-out creator who specializes in a variety of mediums. Keef comes...

Lee AnneZeigler

Self-described as a “perennial student,” Lee Anne Zeigler acts as the executive director of the WaterWorks Art Center in Tulsa. After graduating from Cameron University with a bachelor’s in biological sciences, Zeigler went to OSU to obtain her master’s in horticulture and landscape architecture. Her community involvement is varied; she runs her own landscape design business; volunteers as a...

Something for Everyone

Community events abound this month. In Tulsa, visit the Tulsa PAC on March 4 for Tulsa Town Hall’s presentation from Nick Buettner, who will lecture on his travels to places where people routinely live to 100. Other events in Tulsa include The Price Is Right Live at the BOK Center on March 15; and Tulsa Botanic Blooms at the Tulsa...

A Mission to Enrich

There’s nothing quite like visiting a new place and noticing beautiful pieces of art about town – or simply moving through the day and noticing artwork that raises the spirits. These encounters can be discouragingly rare, but the city of Edmond has changed that for their residents and visitors. “The places that I’ve seen public art, it always sort of...

Fall Festival Preview

Paseo Arts Festival, OKC Sept. 4-6Paseo Arts DistrictKeep your Labor Day plans open for the Paseo Arts Festival, happening in the epynemous OKC district all weekend long. A slew of artists, entertainers and performers will line the streets for a fully immersive dive into the city’s talented arts community. With works from over 90 visual artists, guests will see photography, paintings,...

From Mexico to Pompeii

In Tulsa, 108 Contemporary presents A Luthier’s Tale: The Craft of Stringed Instruments July 2-Sept. 19. The show melds the works of local and regional artists, showcasing the art, craft and design of a variety of stringed instruments.  In OKC, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum ushers in ¡Viva México! July 9-Oct. 17 and Framework: Exploring the Artistic Process...

Krystle Kaye

With a background in leadership, nonprofit management, strategic and cultural planning as well as art museum and gallery administration, Krystle Kaye was the perfect fit to take the helm at the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition in June 2017. Before joining OVAC, Kaye led projects at the Cultural Development Corporation of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University Museum of Art and...