Friday, January 21, 2011

Plot points from @OVAC Twitter Feed:

Behind the Art Scenes:                       
Tulsa World editorial grapples with arguments against OK's percent for public art program, comes out in favor

Sad to hear about passing of Okie artist DJ Lafon. He mentored many & remained prolific, profound throughout his life

"Should I work for free?" Hilarious flow chart for creatives to decide about free work 'offers' via @the99percent

"your work... needs to exist in the world" advice for graduating art students from new fave artist blogger Dawoud Bey

fascinating study on artists as philanthropists-- examining artist-endowed foundations

Opportunities for artists & volunteers:
national juried show based in OK, OK Art Guild's 2011 Friendly w/ Feb deadline

RT @tashadoestulsa: Here comes the annual 24 Hour Video Race with Living Arts of Tulsa! You participating?

Fellowship for Native American artists at the Vermont Studio Center, Feb deadline

new initiative to fund social justice documentaries from Ford Foundation, $50M to start

call for entries for SHIFT, VSA juried exhib of disabled artists in Washington DC , free 3/11 deadline 

Okie-specific public art opportunity for $23,000 commission ,

Artist festival opportunity RT @OKArtsCouncil: Tulsa's Mayfest seeking visual and performing artists:

free artist marketing podcast from @americans4arts National Arts Marketing Project

OVAC News:
PUMPED Alyson Stanfield presenting here in fall!! RT @abstanfield: Psyched! Working with @ovac at fall conference in Tulsa October 26-27

another intern just called to report she got an awesome arts job! Yay for past interns' successes!

Did you know we have a speaker's bureau with fab art & business of art topics?

New sculpture installed outside Chickasha, 2nd done for Public Art Mentorship by Eric Wright

New new artist resources page. Starting, growing or revamping your artistic practice? Check our our tips

Need quality images to submit or document your artwork? We're offering affordable photo sessions Feb 5 in OKC

You are first to know-- new feature on our artists' virtual gallery-- you can see who most recently updated their work.

Want to see some art this weekend? Check our Gallery Guide in Art Focus for exhibitions in museums & galleries

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