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Fine arts news briefs, Aug. 19

Fine arts news briefs for Oklahoma, Aug. 19
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer Modified: August 17, 2012 at 6:33 pm •  Published: August 19, 2012



Potter and painter

“The Potter and the Painter,” an exhibit featuring pottery by Lisa Rutherford (of the Cherokee Nation) and contemporary paintings by Jim Van Deman (Delaware), is on view through Sept. 28 at the Red Earth Museum, 6 Santa Fe Plaza. An opening reception is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

For more information, call 427-5228 or go to

Exhibit on view

Works by Joy Richardson are on view through June 15, 2013, at the Gallery Grazioso, 301 W Oklahoma. For more information, call 282-6467.

Transferring images

The University of Oklahoma's School of Art and Art History will present the fourth annual “Tee Party,” a collaboration among the printmaking department, the Print Club and the School of Art and Art History.

The free event, which includes printmaking demonstrations and a chance to win a piece of original artwork, will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the lobby of the School of Art, 520 Parrington Oval. Guests should bring a blank T-shirt, pillowcase or tote bag to be printed. Proceeds will help the Print Club attend the Southern Graphics Council next spring and hosting guest artists. For more information, call 325-2691 or go to

Prints on display

Opening Monday at the University of Oklahoma School of Art & Art History is “Headshot: A Portfolio Exhibition.” The exhibit, which opens with a 6 p.m. reception in the Lightwell Gallery, features a collection of prints by various American artists, including OU printmaking professor Marwin Begaye and recent OU graduate Katy Seals. “Headshot” will be on view through Sept. 10.

For more information, call 325-2691.

Museum receives grant

The Philbrook Museum, 2727 S Rockford Road, received $142,232 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to fund Philbrook's Second Saturdays program, a monthly event that offers free admission and educational activities for families. Earlier this year, ONEOK, Inc. pledged $200,000, which allowed the museum to accept the IMLS donation. The Philbrook was required to match funds to receive the IMLS grant. Second Saturday programs are scheduled Sept. 8 and Oct. 13.

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