Skip to main content

OVAC Art and Opportunity

So I am taking the lazy way of informing you of the wonderful things happening through OVAC:
Workshop: Dreaming Big: Public Art
http://www.artistsurvivalkit.org/
Cost: $10 ($5 for OVAC Members)
OVAC in partnership with Oklahoma Art in Public Places, presents two workshops to answer questions and help artists prepare to apply for the Public Art Mentorship (see below). Workshops are open to all artists who are interested in public art. Hear from Stan Carroll, an artist experienced in making large-scale artwork, as well as Debby Williams, Director of Oklahoma Art in Public Places.
August 22; 1-4pm – Harwelden Mansion, 2210 S Main, Tulsa
August 29; 1-4 pm – OK History Center, 2401 N Laird Ave, OKC

Workshop: Artist Proposal Writing Workshop (Art 365 & Momentum Spotlight)
http://www.artistsurvivalkit.org/
Cost: $10 ($5 for OVAC Members)
Learn the basics of writing a project proposal. Proposal deadlines are approaching for Art 365 and Momentum Spotlight. Both require the same materials – description of project, images, artist statement and resume. Past Art 365 artist Liz Roth will offer tips about what makes a successful project proposal and an OVAC representative will answer questions about Art 365 and Momentum Spotlight.
Sept.10, 6-8pm – Tulsa Artists Coalition Gallery, 9 E Brady, Tulsa
Sept. 15, 6-8pm – IAO Gallery, 706 W Sheridan Ave, OKC

Public Art Mentorship http://www.okpublicart.org/
Deadline: September 18, 2009 Commissions: Total of $75,000
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, in partnership with Oklahoma Art in Public Places, presents the Public Art Mentorship to provide technical assistance to Oklahoma artists who don’t have experience participating in a public art/percent for art project. Seeking three artists without public art experience to create commissioned sculptures with assistance of an experienced mentor.

Momentum Tulsa: Art Doesn’t Stand Still
http://www.momentumoklahoma.org/
Deadline: September 26-27, 2009
Awards: Over $1,000 in cash prizes
OVAC is seeking Oklahoma artists ages 30 and younger to exhibit their work in a fun and exciting atmosphere featuring interactive art and live bands. Momentum Tulsa will be held October 10, 2009 at Living Arts, 307 E. Brady in Tulsa. Open to all media including 2D, 3D, performance, film and installation.

Oklahoma Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship
http://www.ovac-ok.org/
Deadline: October 1
The Oklahoma Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship aims to train promising writers and curators by expanding their professional education and experience. This distinctive, yearlong program awards 12 fellows the opportunity to participate in a structured and innovative curriculum designed to encourage new writing and curatorial projects. Led by nationally-recognized mentors, the 12 Fellows will receive feedback and will connect to current dialogues in art. Applicants must live within 350 miles of Oklahoma City. Undergraduate students may not apply.

OVAC Grants for Artists http://www.ovac-ok.org/
Deadline: October 15, 2009 (quarterly deadlines)
Awards: $15,000 annually
Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Grants for Artists fund key points in artists’ careers such as project start-up funds, working with the community and continuing their training.

Art 365 http://www.art365.org/
Deadline: October 16, 2009
Awards: $60,000 (Five awards of $12,000 each.)
Art 365 is an exhibition for Oklahoma artists to create innovative artwork in collaboration with a nationally recognized curator. Artists will work with the guest curator to create a body of original work for a major exhibition, opening in March 2011. Visual artists working in all media are eligible to submit, including traditional studio art media as well as film and new media.

For more information: http://www.ovac-ok.org/ or 405-879-2400.

Comments

  1. Sounds like a lot going on in the Oklahoma art world. Some really great opportunities!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks for posting Carolina! We are excited about these opportunities too.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Appreciate what you are doing with your blog!
    Cheers to you & continue promoting all the talents!!

    xo*

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks for posting this! We appreciate you helping to spread the word. -Kelsey

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hello, you have the most fabulously wonderful site here and I had to leave this comment for you ! Your posts are beautifully written, creative and original too, and you have interesting pictures.

    It's all perfect !

    Thank you for sharing your site and best wishes.... 'Happy September'....

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Labor of Love

Sunflowers in Cobalt Blue Vase,   Oil on 5 "x7"   Linen Panel SOLD  Private Collection in San Saba, TX First, I must say that everything I paint is because I absolutely love. I don't like to paint things that I don't find to be attractive to me for one reason or another. Sometimes it's sentimental reasons and other times it's as simple as beautiful colors or the texture. Either way, it's something that I want to capture and stare at for long periods of time. I want to study it and how it affects the environment around it, as in the case of Sunflowers in Cobalt Blue Vase does. In that respect, I feel ALL my paintings are a labor of love.  More often than not, I have to create a painting, wipe it all down, and start all over again if something is just not working. Some never get completed and I just end up painting something totally different on that panel. Then there are some, that I just have to paint, no matter how much trouble they are giving

Roses, Chickens, and Bees

Still Life with Fantin's Roses ,  5"x7" Oil on linen Panel S OLD Still Life with Fantin's Roses ,  5"x7" Oil on linen Panel S OLD Cherries from Linda's Garden ,  5"x7" Oil on linen Panel S OLD My heart is filled with all your inspirational words. Thank you for the happy e-mails, the wonderful advice and sharing of resources, and your kindness and support all around. I've found that simplifying my life can be complicated and messy at first, but I am getting into the swing of things and finding my way around raising chickens, keeping bees, organic gardening and teaching art. During winter break, I started my coop plans--all the things coops had to have and the best way to build it so that that it would not be something my neighbors would mind seeing as they step outside their houses. I must add that I have the BEST neighbors in the world. I bought chickens in March and by April, they were ready to be outside of the broode

NEW WEBSITE... Carolinaelizabeth.com

This website has been moved to  CarolinaElizabeth.com Thank you for your interest in my work. Roses and Peony in Cut Crystal with Silver Vase Watercolor and Gouache on Archival Paper   7.5 " x 8.75" Click here for Purchase Blush Pink Roses in Mint Julep Cup Watercolor and Gouache on Archival Paper   7.5 " x 9" Click here for Purchase  Peony in Glass Votive Watercolor and Gouache on Archival Paper   5.5 " x 7.5" GIVEAWAY GiveAway Instructions:  1.  Subscribed to this website  HERE. If you have already subscribed, you automatically have a chance to win. and 2.  Follow me on Instagram  HERE . 3.   For additional chances to win tag a friend on the Giveaway Post on my Instagram page  HERE .   Peony in Light Blue Vase Watercolor and Gouache on Archival Paper   9" x 7.5" GIVEAWAY Peonies in Glass and Silver Bud Vase Oil on Linen Panel 6" x 8" Click to Bid Roses in Glass