TU Art http://kwgs.org en The Canvas and the Visage: "Painted Faces" at the Zarrow Center in Downtown Tulsa http://kwgs.org/post/canvas-and-visage-painted-faces-zarrow-center-downtown-tulsa <p>On this installment of ST, we're discussing a terrific new art exhibit at TU's Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, located at 124 East Brady in Tulsa's downtown Brady Arts District: "Painted Faces" will be on view through April 20th. This show explores the work of ten outstanding artists --- from Kansas City, Connecticut, Texas, the U.K., and elsewhere --- all of whom use the human head as a regular element in their picture-making. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 23:16:13 +0000 Rich Fisher 56323 at http://kwgs.org The Canvas and the Visage: "Painted Faces" at the Zarrow Center in Downtown Tulsa Longtime TU Art Professor and Renowned Local Artist Glenn Godsey Presents "Digits and Doodles" http://kwgs.org/post/longtime-tu-art-professor-and-renowned-local-artist-glenn-godsey-presents-digits-and-doodles <p>On this installment of ST, we chat with TU Professor of Art Emeritus Glenn Godsey, who's been giving classes in painting, watercolor, drawing, and digital media in the university's School of Art for the past 45 years. A man of quick wit, keen insight, casual manner, and wide-ranging tastes and interests, Godsey has enjoyed a successful career as both a teacher and practitioner of art; his many drawings, watercolors, paintings, digital prints, and photographs reveal his easy humor as well as his intellect, his humanity as well as his agile and associative mind. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:54:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 53256 at http://kwgs.org Longtime TU Art Professor and Renowned Local Artist Glenn Godsey Presents "Digits and Doodles" Barbara Grossman, the Noted Artist and Painter, Is the 2013 Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at TU http://kwgs.org/post/barbara-grossman-noted-artist-and-painter-2013-mayo-distinguished-visiting-artist-tu <p>Today we're pleased to share an interesting discussion with Barbara Grossman, the 2013 Ruth B. Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at the University of Tulsa's School of Art. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:07:29 +0000 Rich Fisher 49150 at http://kwgs.org Barbara Grossman, the Noted Artist and Painter, Is the 2013 Mayo Distinguished Visiting Artist at TU Paul Davis, the Well-Known Artist and Illustrator, Returns to Tulsa to Speak at the TU School of Art http://kwgs.org/post/paul-davis-well-known-artist-and-illustrator-returns-tulsa-speak-tu-school-art <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we welcome Paul Davis, who grew up in Tulsa and then left for NYC (at age 17 or so) to study at the School of Visual Arts, and who, since the early 1960s, has been a highly regarded and quite recognizable illustrator and graphic artist. Just after his time in art school, Davis worked at the commercial art powerhouse known as Push Pin Studios --- and the theatrical posters that he created, mainly in the 1980s and 1990s, for The New York Shakespeare Festival for plays like "Three Penny Opera" and "Hamlet" are today seen as classics. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 17:52:15 +0000 Rich Fisher 48897 at http://kwgs.org Paul Davis, the Well-Known Artist and Illustrator, Returns to Tulsa to Speak at the TU School of Art Alabama-Based Artist Christopher Lowther Offers "New World Disorder" at TU's Hogue Gallery http://kwgs.org/post/alabama-based-artist-christopher-lowther-offers-new-world-disorder-tus-hogue-gallery <p>On this installment of StudioTulsa, we present a conversation with artist Christopher Lowther, who is an assistant professor of Time-Based Media (a term that he&#39;s happy to define for us) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he&#39;s also on the faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:08:03 +0000 Rich Fisher 47484 at http://kwgs.org Alabama-Based Artist Christopher Lowther Offers "New World Disorder" at TU's Hogue Gallery For Artist James Grashow, Anything Goes (Including Cardboard Sculptures, Woodcuts, LP Covers, Etc.) http://kwgs.org/post/artist-james-grashow-anything-goes-including-cardboard-sculptures-woodcuts-lp-covers-etc <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with the veteran artist James Grashow, born in Brooklyn in 1942, who's been creating an appealing, wide-ranging body of work since the 1960s. From large-scale environmental installations to album covers for Deep Purple and Jethro Tull to miniature "houseplants" (in which homes and buildings replace flowers and buds in intricately constructed bouquets), Grashow creates works that somehow thrive on both whimsy and decay, both wonder and mortality. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 23:14:31 +0000 Rich Fisher 32973 at http://kwgs.org For Artist James Grashow, Anything Goes (Including Cardboard Sculptures, Woodcuts, LP Covers, Etc.) A Conversation with the Noted Ceramic Artist Virginia Scotchie http://kwgs.org/post/conversation-noted-ceramic-artist-virginia-scotchie <p>On this edition of our show, we speak with Virginia Scotchie, an acclaimed ceramic artist and the area head of ceramics at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. She exhibits her work extensively throughout the United States and abroad, and has received numerous awards for his creations. Scotchie is also the 2012 Red Heat juror; she herself won this competition several years ago. For this year's Red Heat show, she has selected approximately 60 ceramic pieces that will be on view in the Alexandre Hogue Gallery at TU through October 25th. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 20:52:45 +0000 Rich Fisher 27124 at http://kwgs.org A Conversation with the Noted Ceramic Artist Virginia Scotchie Texas-Based Artist Offers "Emblems from the Margin" at TU's Hogue Gallery http://kwgs.org/post/texas-based-artist-offers-emblems-margin-tus-hogue-gallery <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with James Pace, an Oklahoma-born, Texas-based artist who has an exhibit on view at the University of Tulsa's Alexandre Hogue Gallery through September 20th. The show is called "Emblems from the Margin" --- and it includes mixed-media pieces as well as prints depicting various icons and recurring images. A professor of Visual Art at the University of Texas at Tyler since 1985, Pace is an artist who seems to emphasize symbolism, tactility, the American wilderness, and the narrative process itself in his work. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:47:58 +0000 Rich Fisher 25211 at http://kwgs.org Texas-Based Artist Offers "Emblems from the Margin" at TU's Hogue Gallery