Curators are a crucial part of the arts community, drawing meaning for the public, connecting work across time and geography, and, in the case of curators working with living artists, helping artists clarify their work. OVAC involves curators in many programs so artists are able to interact with someone who tries to understand their work and receive critical feedback.
Momentum Tulsa is October 10-24. Curators Scott Perkins and Frank Wick have been working with three Spotlight artists over the past two months to develop their projects. Also, they will jury the artwork that is submitted on September 26 and 27. To offer insight into the curators, we will profile the curators.
Scott Perkins, Curator of Collections & Exhibitions at the Price Tower Art Center in
Recently opened, the UK/OK: Exploring Traditions in Contemporary Design exhibition features British and Oklahoman designers. He said the exhibition emanated “from a curiosity of cross-cultural comparisons through the lens of ‘traditions’ – in technique, materials, and influences.”
Describing his curatorial style, Perkins refers to his work as a graduate assistant to Dr. Pat Kirkham at the
The Momentum Spotlight offers three young