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Reception marks Doel Reed art opening

by Helen Ford Wallace Published: January 20, 2009


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Ann Hargis, Calvin Anthony, Burns Hargis and Melinda Johnson were at the party where a collection of Doel Reed’s works were shown.(Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

A collection of the late Doel Reed’s works in the exhibit “The Life and Legacy of Doel Reed: Master of the Aquatint” was shown at the opening reception at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum.

Ann and Burns Hargis and Melinda and Glen Johnson were hosts. It was for donors and friends of the Oklahoma State University Doel Reed Center in Taos, New Mexico.

A collection of Reed’s work,  his students’ work,  and an interactive display about his art process will be showcased at the OHM until June 30th.

Committee members for the reception were Bob Allee, Karlee Chill, Donna Hopper, Karen Kirkpatrick, Sallie McCorkle, Rita Moore, Shannon L. Nance, Romy Owens, Lela and Mark Sullivan and Jim Vallion. Other guests included Ken Ferguson, Barbara and Ben Harjo, Malinda and Dick Fischer, James Pickel, Meg Salyer, Warren Edwards, Anita and Jack Dahlgren, Nancy and John Cheek, Annie Bohanon, Ed Barth, Mary and Jerry Burson, Debra Engle, David Bennett, Linda and Jim Burke, Bruce Crauder and Jeanette and Kent Young.

Jim Vallion and Lela Sullivan were at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum for the exhibit opening of  “The Life and Legacy of Doel Reed: Master of the Aquatint.” They were on the committee that planned the event.

Warren Edwards and Rita Moore talk at the party.

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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