Friday, April 2, 2010

Plot points from @OVAC Twitter Feed:

Behind the Art Scenes:
Artists take over empty storefronts in IL, yes real estate company initiated

IKEArt, Sony funded community of digital artists? Publication questions future of museums & artists

"What is required is sight and insight. Then you might add one more: excite." - Robert Frost (via @the99percent)

New hybrid forms of private cultural vs nonprofits. Really been chewing on this article a while, so thought I'd share

Heady article on art market success & economic systems from @Art21 "ebb & flow of spending, speculation & exuberance"

Interesting indictment of pseudo-political exhibits & elitist art theory RT @Glasstire: Good Theory Can't Save Bad Art:

Giving a whole new meaning to ambitious projects, artist trying to draw ALL NYers

learn about the man behind MOMA's exhibitions (not the artists or curators, but exhibition designer)

Film industry pays off for Oklahoma: the amazing Jill Simpson showing creative projects' impact economy

Opportunities for artists & volunteers:
fun artistic project, Red Bull's "Art of the Can" open for artwork submissions through May

call for artists- feminist journal seeking work-- from the ever useful @artcalendar listings

RT: @okiecreative STUDENT PORTFOLIO REVIEW @aigaoklahoma hosting next Sat April 3rd. great way to get feedback!

Call to Artists- Music, lake and science fiction-themed shows at Dreamer Concepts

Scholarships for female creatives/artists from @TheGirlieShow Ap 30 deadline

Attn artists: Just Crate is offering free slightly used, high quality crates for shipping/storing art to OVAC members

RT @plazadistrict: Outdoor artists set-up for April @LIVEonthePlaza. Any artists interested in displaying?

OVAC News:
Did you attend panel on curatorial practice Saturday? Please fill out a brief evaluation:

Wahoo! 468 Oklahoma artists' work on the Virtual Gallery!

Nice! OVAC Member Yakita Fields live painting at National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development conference

Sweet! Our VisionMakers catalog by @MrDylanB won gold Addy last weekend for design!

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