Two Voices: Painter and Poet
exhibit will run feb. 21 - mar. 7, 2015 with an artist’s reception on saturday, feb. 21 at 7pm OKC Blue vs. Texas Legends, The Oklahoma City Thunder’s NBA D-League affiliate hosts the Texas Legends, the D-League affiliate of the Dallas Maverics, 2 p.m., Feb. 22. Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens, 602-8500, coxconventioncenter.com. SUN OKC Thunder vs. Indiana Pacers, NBA basketball game, 7 p.m., Feb. 24. Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W. Reno Ave., 602-8700, chesapeakearena.com. TUE
VISUAL ARTS A Step Back in Time, photography exhibit focusing on UCO’s campus and life at the turn of the 20th century. University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N. University Drive, Edmond, 974-2000, uco.edu. Abstract Abstract, a group exhibition of small abstract paintings from eleven local, national and international artists. Mainsite Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main St., Norman, 360-1162, mainsite-art.com. Artist Survival Kit Workshop: Prep School, framing, crafting, installing; learn about creating your own frames, crates and pedestals and the basics of matting and framing techniques, 1-4 p.m., Feb. 21. IAO Art Gallery, 706 W. Sheridan Ave., 232-6060, iaogallery. org. SAT
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home, exhibit explores the creation of a Wright house though the eyes of a client who spent more than fifty years fulfilling the architect’s Usonian vision. Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, 720 S. Husband St., Stillwater, 744-6016, museum.okstate. edu. Monothon Demonstration: Betty Bowen, demo of ways of making and transferring drawn marks in the monotype process, 1-3 p.m., Feb. 21. Artspace at Untitled, 1 N.E. Third St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled. org. SAT Pancakes & Booze Art Show, largest underground art show featuring over 50 emerging artists with an allyou-can-eat pancake bar and live music, 8 p.m., Feb. 20. Farmers Public Market, 311 S. Klein Ave., 232-6506, okcfarmersmarket.com. FRI Portraits of a Disappearing America, photography exhibit by Brazilian-born photographer Alex Leme documents the disappearance of rural towns in America. Oklahoma Contemporary, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., 951-0000, oklahomacontemporary. org. Randall Barnes: #EmbraceTheBuff, demo layering techniques with relief and monotype printmaking, 6-8 p.m., Feb. 19. Artspace at Untitled, 1 N.E. 3rd St., 815-9995, artspaceatuntitled.org. THU
Black and White Retrospective of Oklahoma, photography works by Eric Bloemers of Oklahoma and the OKC metro area. BlackMint Collective, 800 W. Sheridan Ave., 219-5074, facebook.com/ blackmintcollective.
Red Star Studios Resident Exhibition, exhibition of ceramics by artists from Red Star Studios in Kansas City, Missouri, and features functional pottery, figurative sculptures and installations. The Lightwell Gallery, 520 Parrington Oval, Room 202, Norman.
Botanical Drawing in Pencil and Pastel, join Oklahoma-based and nationally renowned natural history artist Debby Kaspari and draw tropical foliage and flowers in the Crystal Bridge Conservatory; learn to create beautiful works of art using pencil and pastel, 1-3 p.m., Feb. 21. Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory, 301 W. Reno Ave., 297-3995, myriadgardens.com. SAT
The Ladies: New Works by Thomas Batista, exhibit by well-known local expressionist artist that pays homage to the beauty of femininity and focuses on character. Kasum Contemporary Fine Arts, 1706 NW 16th St., 604-6602, kasumcontemporary.com.
Claire Deveney, exhibit of her 3-D metal representations of her 2-D characters. DNA Galleries, 1709 NW 16th St., 525-3499, dnagalleries.com.
Featuring artwork by Corizon Watkins, Carolyn Faseler and Betty Wood
The Sensory Mood of Color, new alcohol ink paintings by artist Kim Harrison and a selection of glass art by Nicki Albright Townley. The Purple Loft Art Gallery, 514 NW 28th St., Suite 400, 412-7066.
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Chickasha, Oklahoma
Ephemeral Gradations, exhibit exploring the fleeting nature of life, its constant changes, and the human struggle to accept this transience; a journey through memory, grief, growth and self-healing. The Project Box, 3003 Paseo St., 609-3969, theprojectboxokc.com.
Evanescent Iridescence, exhibit by local artist John Bruce featuring 19 paintings and eight altarpieces. Mainsite Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main St., Norman, 360-1162, mainsite-art.com.
“RECOGNIZING GREATNESS IN THE WORKPLACE”
Invention Convention The 26th annual Oklahoma Student Inventors Exposition, an exhibition of K-12 students’ problem-solving and ingenuity, comes to the Rose State College Hudiburg Chevrolet Center Tuesday. Started by retired fifth-grade teacher and Rose State Regent Betty J.C. Wright and businessman Julian Taylor, the exposition has grown from a classroom affair to a statewide competition. The event is free and begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Chevrolet Center at 6000 Trosper Road, in Midwest City. Call 367-7385. For OKG
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