On Thursday, August 16th from 6:30-7:30pm learn about local artist Bryan Boone and his experience as our current Artist in Residence in an informal studio discussion. Attendees will get a first hand look at the pieces he has been working on during his residency in our print studio and learn about his process, inspiration, and previous projects. Free & open to everyone.
Join us and the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition on Thursday August, 23rd, from 6-8 PM, to learn from a panel of experienced writers and artists about how to improve writing about yourself! Beneficial for both artist bio’s and personal marketing materials, this forum is free & open to the public. Seating is limited, so make sure to register!
Join us on Saturday August 25th, from 1-4 PM for a Back-to-School Essential Oils Workshop with Lyndon Brecheisen! The class will feature the most commonly used oils/blends and uses, and everyone will take away a personalized roll on for individual betterment.
Join us on Saturday August 25th, for the CD Release Party for Stephen Salewon Band! Come hear the sounds of our featured artist as well as special guest Annie Oakley. Doors will open at 6 PM and the concert will begin at 7:00 PM. The cost is $10 at the door! All those in attendance will receive a free copy of their latest CD upon entry.
Join us on on Saturday, September 8th from 10am - 5pm for an all-day workshop with our exhibiting Santa-Fe artist Janet O'Neal. This mixed media printmaking workshop will explore the process of combining digital inkjet transfers and traditional printmaking techniques. Everyone will get to take home their own unique print!
Join us on Thursday, August 9th from 6-8pm for the fourth installment of our Café Society panel series discussing the past, present, and future of Oklahoma City's Art Scene! This event is free and open to anyone with an interest in the OKC arts and culture scene. Panelists to be announced soon.
On September 22, 2018, PRESS member Virginia Sitzes will be hosting at watercolor screen printing workshop in our studio. During this half-day workshop participants will create multicolored images by putting a twist on traditional printmaking methods! Students will substitute printmaking ink for watercolor palettes mixed with transparent base. By pushing the watercolor through a stencil, colors will combine, creating a range of tones and hues. For 14 yrs & Up.
Join us on on Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, October 14th from 10am - 5pm, each day, for a two-day workshop with our exhibiting Santa Fe artist Janet O'Neal! Participants will learn the basics of working with the resins, safety precautions, and how to make their own molds from which they can create and cast resin forms. Everyone will create and take their own resin-coated painting and teardrop similar to those in O’Neal’s current exhibition!
Join us on Saturday & Sunday, November 10th & 11th from 10am-4pm for an advanced quilting design workshop about visual thinking with local fiber artist and former Artspace Artist in Residence Sarah Atlee! Each participant will explore the Deep Deuce neighborhood, take a photo of something interesting, and turn that into a completely unique 24x24" wall-hanging quilt.
Join us in the gallery on Friday, August 11th from 11am-3pm for a free come-and-go sewing demonstration by the Budapest Quilt Guild! In conjunction with the OKC Modern Quilt Guild, the Budapest Guild will be leading a free 'sit and sew' demo on mono-color improvisational pizza slices. This event is free and open to everyone! Limited sewing machines available.
On Thursday, August 9th, from 5:00-8:00 PM we will be hosting the Once Old is New closing reception! Join us and members of the OKC Modern Quilt Guild as we celebrate the artistry and success of our most recent exhibit. Attendees will be able to view two quilt demos while enjoying complimentary refreshments. This night also commences the quilt sale which will last till August 18th. During the sale, all large group quilts can be purchased 20% off. Free and open to everyone.
The quilting fun continues on Saturday, August 4th from 10:30am to 2:30pm as Beth Furnish presents 'Color Play for Quilters', a brief demo on how different colors work together. Immediately following, Elizabeth Richards will lead the participants in a hands-on activity that will put their color knowledge to work! Cost is $35 per person and all materials are provided for you to make and take home one big stitch project.
Join us in the gallery on Friday, August 3rd from 11am-5pm for a free come-and-go sewing demonstration by the Budapest Quilt Guild! In conjunction with the OKC Modern Quilt Guild, the Budapest Guild will be leading a free 'sit and sew' demo on mono-color improvisational pizza slices. This event is free and open to everyone! Limited sewing machines available.
Join us on Thursday, August 2nd from 5:30-7:30pm for a never before seen print viewing by Paulson Fontaine Press! All are welcome as we hear from Michelle Morgan, a representative of Paulson Fontaine Press, formerly Paulson Bott Press--a California publisher specializing in limited edition intaglio prints. All prints shown will be for sale so this is a great opportunity for collectors both old and new!
Join us on Saturday & Sunday, July 28th-29th from 10am-4pm for a two-day workshop with Austin-based artist Erin Butler! In this workshop participants will learn how to create a sculptural, fine merino wool cowl with surface applications of silks, bamboo top, and non-superwash art yarns. Each participant will get to make and take home one hand-made wool cowl.
Join us on Friday, July 27th from 10am-4pm for an all-day workshop with Austin-based artist Erin Butler! This workshop has been designed to give participants an introduction to both wet felting and needle felting in one fun little package. Each participant will get to make and take home 2 felted bug pins.
40 Minutes or Less is back for the summer on Thursday, July 26th from 6:00-7:30pm with a night of Shorts Shorts! Join in the conversation as we screen 5 shorts each under 5 minutes by talented young filmmakers from the US, UK, Switzerland, and China. This event is free & open to everyone.
Join us on Friday, July 20th from 4-8pm for a long arm quilting demo by Bernina OKC's Emily Ramsey! Guests are welcome to try their hand at using the machine during her demonstration and will also have the opportunity to purchase handmade items from the OKC Modern Quilt Guild's trunk show & pop-up shop.
Join us in the print studio on Thursday, July 12th from 5-7pm for our first Community Spirit of the summer! In conjunction with our newest exhibition, Once Old is New by the OKC Modern Quilt Guild, Melissa Sullivan will be leading a free demonstration on English Paper Piecing--a quilting technique used to hand sew intricate patchwork with the aid of paper templates.
Please join us on Saturday, July 7th from 7-10:30pm in the garden as we celebrate the life & memory of Joe Warriner and all that he contributed to Artspace. This event is free & open to everyone with live music by Stephen Salewon, Jose Hernandez and Kasie Warr, with food available from the Loaded Bowl food truck.
Join us on Saturday, June 30th from 10am-4pm for an easy, improvisational Quilt-As-You-Go Workshop by local fiber artist and Artspace former Artist in Residence Sarah Atlee! Each participant will explore simple strip-piecing and quick block construction to make and take home their own decorative table runner.
Join us on Wednesday, June 23rd from 6-8pm for a special film screening & toy sale with local artist Allin KHG! We will be screening all of Allin's short films that he has completed to date followed by a Q&A and a debut of his most recent Muses for a Nightmare toy creations, all of which will be available for purchase.
Artspace is excited to host its first ever Mentorship Program Summer Project from Monday, June 18th to Saturday, June 23rd for its 2017-2018 Mentorship students! Join us on Saturday, June 23rd from 3-6pm for our free unveiling party in our garden where you can meet the students and volunteer artists, enjoy food and drinks, and view the sculptures for the first time.
Join the OKC Modern Quilt Guild for the Thread-to-Bed community quilting event on Saturday, June 23rd from 11am-3pm. Participants will form assembly line teams to construct blocks for an improvisational quilt! You do not need to be a quilting expert to participate, you just need $15 ($10 for OKC Modern Quilt Guild members), minimal sewing machine skills, and lots of creativity.
Join us on Thursday, June 21st from 6-7pm as we kick off the Summer of Fiber series with a keynote lecture by Journey Quilt Company's Anne White Derrick! Derrick will be giving a lecture on where modern quilting is heading, followed by a free make-and-take demo.
Join us for the Opening Reception of Once Old is New, an exhibition by Oklahoma City's chapter of the Modern Quilting Guild, on Thursday, June 14th from 5-8pm! Once Old is New is one facet of a convergence of fiber arts events around Oklahoma City, including exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, and presentations making up this year’s “Summer of Fiber” series. This event is free and open to the public!
Join us on Thursday, June 7th from 6-8pm for the third installment of our Café Society panel series discussing the past, present, and future of Oklahoma City's Art Scene! This month we will be discussing the future of OKC's arts and culture scene with panelists to be announced soon. This event is free & open to the public--all are welcome to join in the conversation!
Our short film program is back on Thursday, May 31st from 6:00-7:30pm with a night of Local Shorts! Join in the conversation as we screen local shorts in collaboration with deadCenter Film Festival and a never before seen film by Oklahoma filmmakers Mickey Reece & John Burton. This event is free & open to the public.
Artspace is happy to host the Oklahoma Women Artists Over 40 group once again!Everybody is welcome to bring a dish to the potluck and share a meal and conversations. This event is chance for members of the group to catch up on what's taken place since the forum in January, talk about individual projects and exhibitions that are in the works, and to meet all the new members of the group who have joined since then.
Join us for an artist talk and presentation by our current exhibiting artist David Crismon on Wednesday, May 23rd from 6-7:30pm! David will be presenting a brief history of his work, his process, and some of the concepts behind the pieces. This event is free & open to the public.
Back by popular demand! Join us on Saturday, May 12th from 10am-4pm for an immersive Reduction Screen Printing workshop by local artist and Press member Virginia Sitzes! In this workshop, participants will learn the process of reduction screen printing which is a great technique to learn for those who want to be able to print at home. Cost is $75 per person with all materials and tools provided.
Please join us for the opening reception of David Crismon's Dislocated Histories on Thursday, May 10th from 5-8pm. This exhibition will feature new work by Crismon from his “Dislocated Histories” series, which uses an “old” process of painting to speak about “new” processes or technologies. Free & open to the public.
Join us on Thursday, May 3rd from 6-8pm for the second Café Society panel discussing the past, present, and future of Oklahoma City's Art Scene. Through a panel series featuring a diverse array of artists, curators, patrons and community members, Café Society at Artspace seeks to unite generations of our creative forces and discover a more comprehensive view of the Oklahoma City Art Scene.
Join us in our garden immediately after the Steamroller Print Fest for April's Deep Deuce Sessions from 7-10pm featuring OKC's #1 hip hop artist Jabee! Each month the Deep Deuce neighborhood partners with OK Sessions for one amazing night of OKC’s best musicians performing on several stages all at once. Free & open to the public.
All are welcome to join us on Saturday, April 28th from 10am-6pm for a free printmaking festival in the Deep Deuce district of Oklahoma City! The festival activities include artist demonstrations, live printing, food trucks, live music, kids and family activities, pop up shops, and more. You don't want to miss our biggest event of the year!
Join us on Thursday, April 26th from 5-8pm as we kick off this year's Steamroller Print Fest with the Opening Reception of the 2018 Steamroller Woodblock Exhibition! This exhibition features select large-scale carved woodblocks by local and regional professional printmakers. All artwork will be for sale.
Join us on Thursday, April 19th from 6:30-7:30pm for a panel discussion on Innovation in Arts Education. Moderated by Current Studio's Kelsey Karper, this panel features an array of knowledgable and experienced figures in the arts and education community. All are welcome to contribute to the conversation as we explore this topic during our Second Annual Mentorship Exhibition.