Saturday, April 4, 2009

VisionMakers: Artist Interview with Virginia Harrison

VisionMakers 2009 features 37 Oklahoma artists working in three-dimensional and high craft media.

Guest blogger romy owens has done mini-interviews with many of the featured artists. Check back here during the run of the VisionMakers exhibition for insights into the world of these artists.

VisionMakers 2009 is on exhibit at Six11 Creative, 611 N Broadway in Oklahoma City. It will run through April 30 and is open Thursday-Saturday, noon-6pm.

romy owens: How long have you been an artist?
Virginia Harrison: Since I was born.

ro: What is your preferred media for your artwork, and why?
VH: Glass and Clay. Why? Because it is 3D.

ro: Is this your first year in Vision Makers?
VH: No. 1991 1993, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009

ro: How does an exhibition like Vision Makers affect your art and/or career?
VH: It is great to show with other artists working in 3D as well as the high craft.

ro: Who or what are your primary artistic influences?
VH: The Ocean , Sea, and Spirits.

ro: What challenges do you face in making art?
VH: What to Express that is important.

ro: Where can people you don't know see more of your artwork?
VH: & The M.A. Doran Gallery in Tulsa, OK

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