OKC 125

Here is my “runner up” photo I shot on a disposable camera for OKC 125. I can’t wait to see what image was selected for the opening reception! The OKC 125 photo exhibition celebrates the 125th anniversary of Oklahoma City’s settlement will open with a public reception 4-6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, in The Underground, a system of pedestrian tunnels and skyways in downtown. Curated by well-known OKC-based artist Romy Owens, OKC 125 is a public exhibition of 125 photos of downtown Oklahoma City by 125 local artists. Artists from... Read The Rest →

COMMISSION PAINTINGS Summer 2013

It was nice to take a break from sculpture this summer to create some commission paintings for a home in Oak Tree. I customized these works to compliment the home by using subtle color and peaceful imagery. Here are 3 of the works completed. The clients have ordered a 4th piece that I will start in August. Share → Tweet

OKC Festival of the Arts 2013

OKC FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS April 23-28, 2013 Downtown Oklahoma City Sculpture Park is an area on the east lawn of Stage Center devoted entirely to showing medium and large size sculpture pieces. This curated exhibit allows only invited artists and Plaza Artists to exhibit. I have really been into nets, tangles and webs lately. Do I feel trapped? Sometimes yes! Is this where all these ideas are coming from? Joe Slack , curator of the Sculpture Park at the downtown Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts 2013, invited me... Read The Rest →

SOUNDSCAPES @ OKC Science Museum

Check out “Soundscapes” @ Science Museum Oklahoma. I have an interactive sound sculpture “Tympanum” that combines percussion and sculpture. Every month I’ll have musicians demo / play the sculpture. Check out the sounds so far and read about the creative process below… Above: “Tympanum” center, “Umbra Frames” sides, “Ledges” back wall by Christie Owen. FEB 2013 Jonathan Martin & Clinton Avery Tharp play my sound sculpture “Tympanum” @ Science Museum Oklahoma Feb 2013. Check out Johnathon Martin’s band The Ugly Suit & Clinton with The Grown Ups.  Opening night this guy rocked... Read The Rest →

The Unexplored MAINSITE contemporary Art – Norman

Exhibition Dates: December 14, 2012 – January 19, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, December 14, 2012, 6pm – 10pm Closing Reception: Friday, January 11, 2012, 6pm – 10pm Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm I have paintings, sculpture & jewelry in this show. I am proud to be showing with Zach Burns, Krystle Brewer, Amy Coldren, Cindy Coleman, & Tim Towalczyk. Here are some photos of my work at this show. Share → Tweet

ARTWEAR

Artwear presents The works of Christie Owen. On Monday November 19th Artwear will host an Artist reception for Christie Owen. We will have complimentary wine and hors d’oeurves for you to enjoy while viewing all of  the amazing art and Jewelry. Christie will be available to answer any questions regarding her art and she welcomes commision work. Please join us Monday November 19th from 5pm-8pm Pictures from Opening Night   The show is up until Feb 11th, 2012 so make sure to go check it out!     Share →... Read The Rest →

SMO / A.R.T. Upcycling Challenge

I am proud to be showing work at the Science Museum at the A.R.T. Art from Recycled Trash & Upcycle challenge. Opening Reception is Thursday November 15th 6 to 9 pm. Huge thanks to Scott Henderson, Richard and crew at SMO for helping me get “Nodo” hung and lit! Hope to see everyone there. Photos from Opening Night.   Share → Tweet

IAO RED DOT 2012

My painting “Perfect Day” sold at IAO Red Dot this year. I am grateful to the buyer, IAO & Dan Garrett for the support! “ Perfect Day” Acrylic on Canvas 2012 18″ X 36″  I am excited to participate in the IAO Red Dot  this year. This painting was inspired by clear blue skies and the pure fulfillment of pushing paint around until completely satisfied. Lately when painting I have been working without intention until something unpredictable and beautiful originates. It is a great way to convey emotion with color,... Read The Rest →

Wicked Skulls

Today was the first OM art session this fall. I gave the kids skulls and fluorescent paints & some wicked skulls were created. Check it out! Sign up for OM Art Fall classes here at fringeokc.com       Share → Tweet

AKA Gallery | The White Show

White. The color is often tied to many religious, social, and historical ideals; wedding dresses, skin color, clouds, death. Thoughts attachments, and judgments are made. However, that has NOTHING to do with this show! The women of FRINGE, OKC’s Women’s Art Organization will be hosting a show at AKA Gallery in the prestigious Paseo Arts District. Each artist will individually interpret how the paring down of the palette and the absence of color affects their work, their process, and their concepts. Artist Reception: October 5th 2012 from 6 to 10 pm... Read The Rest →

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