Bastille Day Flash Sale

July 14, 2018 / News, Paintings, Shows /

CELEBRATING MY FRENCH HERITAGE & OFFERING SPECIAL PRICING ON SELECT WORKS
+ ENTER TO WIN ORIGINAL ART

COME & GO – 12 TO 5 PM ONLY @ DWNTN STUDIO
Event is free & open to the public.

14TH STREET STUDIOS
1 NE 14TH ST
OKC, OK 73104

No access on 14th. Closed for railroad. Take 13th or 16th to Oklahoma Ave. then to 14th.


Urbancore Artists @ Verbode

September 2, 2016 / ABSTRACT PAINTING, News, Paintings, Shows /
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Christie Owen & friends at Verbode

Verbode, Oklahoma City real estate brokerage, will host an artist reception on Thursday September 15, 2016, from 6 pm until 9 pm. The event features the work of local artist Christie Owen, who has invited Matt Goad to participate in a two person show. Both Christie and Matt are visual artists and graphic designers who will showcase a juxtaposition of contemporary paintings. It is free and open to the public. Visitors will be able to the meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres from Ingrid’s Kitchen & beverages sponsored by Nick Solis – First Mortgage Company – NMLS #1082419

The real estate group provides the artist with a showroom for the year and hosts quarterly openings. The collaboration between Verbode and the artist engages different cross sections of the community with local art. With each quarterly show at Verbode, the artist has the opportunity to work solo or in a group format to create dynamic and progressive exhibits for the public that reflect the flourishing creativity of the Oklahoma art community.

Christie Owen is the 2016 Urban Core Artist in Residence at Verbode. She has been an artist all her life and graphic designer for over 20 years. From a distance, her art exudes a “less is more” or minimalist aesthetic but with closer investigation the composition, surface textures and layers sensitize the viewer to escape on a visual journey. Inspired by our everyday environments, the materials and compositions in her art work perpetually change in relation to various time and life experiences. Her work captures a journey of experimentation while seeking to convey balance and unity through forms and colors derived by industry and nature. Christie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design from State University of New York College at Buffalo.

Oklahoma City artist Matt Goad has been working professionally as a graphic designer and illustrator for over 20 years, and venturing into the realm of paintings on canvas in 2007. Whimsical, geometric, simple and complex, his paintings of animals and nature draw inspiration from classic graphic design and pop art reproduction of the mid 20th century. The discovery of woodcut printing during college was a major turning point in Matt’s development of his illustration style he refers to as “chunkism,” utilizing stencils and acrylics to create a world where nature and geometry meet and have a baby.

Exhibit opens September 15 and closes November 11, 2016.

Location & Map


ART NOW 2016

Oklahoma Contemporary

ART NOW 2016

ArtNow, an annual exhibition and art sale, showcases works from Oklahoma’s top artists. I am honored to be selected as a participating artist. I created a large scale diptych from the “Sugar Mountain” series. Inspired by organic themes and light, the color palette is a combination of neutral whites and greys, punches of soft yellow and metallics. Exhibition: 1/11-1/22/16 Event: Friday, 1/22/16

Sugar Mountain Art Now 2016

Sugar Mountain Install Art Now 2016

Sugar Mountain inset Art Now 2016

Sugar Mountain Diptych Art Now 2016

“Sugar Mountain” #4 & #5 Diptych | Acrylic on wood panel | 14′ x 5′ x 1.5″ | 2016 | SOLD $15,000

Christie Owen Art

“Manifest” | Acrylic + resin on birch panel | 12″ x 12″ x 2.5″ | 2015 – Available for Purchase at Nault Fine Art


Holiday Opening @ BD Home

December 16, 2015 / ABSTRACT PAINTING, Paintings, Shows /

Relax + Enjoy

Please join us for a Holiday Open House featuring new work by Christie Owen. Plus a special feature
at the holiday opening — Authentic African Art exclusively from Nault Fine Art.

Enjoy refreshments & see what’s new! Thursday, December 17 // 5 PM — 8 PM

BD HOME // 5840 N Classen Blvd #1 OKC (405) 602-0578

“Egress” | Acrylic + resin on panel | 48” x 48” x 3” | 2015

egress

“Happy Go Lucky” | Acrylic + resin on panel | 48” x 48” x 3” | 2015

happylucky

“Wine Rust” | Acrylic + resin on panel | 48” x 48” x 3” | 2015

winerust

+ there is much more to see. Hope you can stop in:)

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(Christie Owen Artist Representation — Nault Fine Art)

Recently Sold @ BD Home “Stop Over” & “Rock Candy”

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Oklahoma Gazette : FRINGE (OKC Women Art Organization)

November 19, 2015 / Inspiration, News, Paintings, Shows, solo exhibition /

Thanks @Jack Fowler at Oklahoma Gazette​ for the write up!

Being co-founder and former Vice President of Fringe Art was a both a catalyst and a spring board for me in so many ways. This organization is such a great resource for women artists in Oklahoma! Back in 2011, Christie Hackler and myself started Fringe with “Link” — the premier group show with other women artists.

Click here to read article


SHOWROOMS

October 23, 2015 / News, Paintings, Shows /

Art work available for purchase at these locations: (scroll down)

Nault Gallery

Gallery Representation

Verbode 

WHAT: “ALL IN ALL” CHRISTIE OWEN SOLO EXHIBITION
WHERE: VERBODE 415 North Broadway #101, OKC, OK
WHEN: October 2015 through January 2015
HOW: Call: 405.604.7947 Appt. Only
If you missed the opening here is link to images from the event click here.
2016 Shows:
April 21 // Christie Owen, Christie Hackler & Ashley Griffith
June 16 // Christie Owen, Joe & Angela Slack
September 15 // Christie Owen & Matt Goad
November 17 // Christie Owen, Rick & Tracey Bewley

Graphite Elements & Design

WHERE: Graphite 1751 NW 16th st, Oklahoma City, OK [Plaza District]
CONTACT: 405.919.0578
WHEN: May 2016

Penn Square Mall 

WHAT: ART ON THE TOWN at PENN SQUARE MALL
WHERE: 2nd floor Theater Entrance // Installation of Prints
WHEN: 10/5/2015 through 7/31/2016
For images of Christie’s work at Penn Square Mall click here

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BD Home 

WHAT: BD Home Featured Artist 2015
WHERE: 5840 N. Classen Blvd. Classen Curve OKC, OK 73118
WHEN: Monday through Satuirday // 10 am to 7 pm
For images of Christie’s work at BD Home click here

Saatchi  Online Gallery // prints + original works

Oklahoma Contemporary ART NOW // Exhibition: Jan 11, 2015 through Jan 22, 2016 // Event: Friday Jan 22, 2016


ALL IN ALL : CHRISTIE OWEN SOLO @ VERBODE

In conjunction with Automobile Alley’s monthly “Shop Hop,” Verbode and Istvan Gallery will be presenting a new art installation by artist Christie. Verbode is a Downtown Real Estate Office focusing on OKC’s urban core. The Artist’s Reception is scheduled for October 15 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. The show will be up through January 2016.

HAPPYFARMS

This collection unites several pieces from the past with new works. Taking everything into consideration, there are certain aesthetics that link these pieces together and reflect my “less is more” outlook on life and art. Small and large-scale pieces in this body of work explore abstraction, working with various mediums and organic themes.

This work draws inspiration from nature, industrial objects and matter that can withstand forces of nature. I am especially drawn to earthy hues and weathered objects that possess an austere character. By being profoundly sensitized to my surroundings, I find that often over-looked items become more intricate with closer inspection. My art relates to the journey, enduring quality and simplicity of these discoveries in accord with our ever-changing environment.

The materials and compositions in this body of work perpetually change in relation to my time and life experiences. By working intuitively and switching mediums, I am always creating something new. I am trying to draw attention to themes of transformation, capture conditional actions and mirror the way nature affects its surroundings.

EVENTIDE

As an artist and a graphic designer, I am always working on a variety of creative projects. I like to find visual solutions and utilize a variety of tools, mediums and applications to transfer concepts and techniques from project to project. As a multi-dimensional artist, I work in both 2D and 3D realms and with various mediums; mostly based in acrylic painting, wood and metal sculpture. I am influenced by modern living and nature how each domain influences each other. I create art and design to fill a void, improve emotional and environmental disposition and evoke a sense of balance and unity.

Sugar Mountain Commission

A native New Yorker, Christie Owen lives in Edmond, Oklahoma and divides her time as an artist and graphic designer. Her 2D and 3D works are included in local and national museums, galleries, public venues, private collections, and retail locations; Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Oklahoma Contemporary, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Festival of the Arts Sculpture Park, Science Museum Oklahoma, Chesapeake Arena Thunder Family V.I.P. Lounge, American Institute of Architects Oklahoma Chapter, Penn Square Mall and BD Home. She has been featured in printed publications, television shows and documentaries, including OETA Gallery, FOX 25, KSBI, KFOR Channel 4, The Oklahoman, The Gazette and Art Focus Magazine. She is Co-Founder of FRINGE Oklahoma Women’s Art Organization, Co-Founder of Wings of ART auction and gala benefiting local artists and special needs children at Special Care Inc. and owner of Hive Design Web Development and Graphic Design Studio. Christie earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design from State University of New York College at Buffalo.

Verbode | 415 N Broadway Ave #101 | Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Opening: Oct 15, 2015 6 to 9 pm

Closing: Jan 15, 2015 6 to 9 pm

Contact: Istvan Gallery (405)831-2874

 

 

 


Thunder VIP Lounge

August 20, 2015 / Commission Work, News /

I am very excited to have 6 of my paintings in the NBA Thunder VIP Family Lounge at the Chesapeake Arena in Oklahoma City. Thanks to Istvan Gallery and HSE Architects for selecting my work for the space.
Photography: Rob Ferguson

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COMMISSION WORK

July 29, 2011 / Commission Work, Gallery, News /

 

New Resin and Acrylic painting / 48″ X 66″ / Commissioned