Monthly Archives: November 2011

Giving thanks

Like all organizations that rely on donors to keep their doors open and programs running, at this time of year our thoughts are turning to year-end giving. There are many reasons to donate before the end of December, from pragmatic … Continue reading

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Margot Holt Bostick, “The Welder,” 1943

In October of 1943, the Milwaukee Journal described Margot Holt Bostick, who had just been awarded first prize in an exhibition entitled “Artists for Victory,” as a “little known woman etcher” from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The judges were major figures in … Continue reading

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Meet the Faculty: Justen Renyer, Assistant Professor

The third in a series of interviews with faculty, this week’s post is a conversation with Assistant Professor Justen Renyer. Professor Renyer teaches graphic design, including motion design, video editing, and interactive design, in the Art Department. His students’ work … Continue reading

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Fall 2011 Interns: Field Trip!

Last Friday, the museum staff and three of our interns—Crystal Labrosse, Christina Naruszewicz, and Skylar Smith—went to Tulsa to visit a variety of art-related institutions. We began at the Pierson Gallery, where owner Linda Pierson spoke with us about her … Continue reading

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Transforming the Postal Plaza: midweek update!

I stopped by the Postal Plaza this afternoon to see the ongoing demolition for myself—including some remnants of “Genus Genius” student artwork. Even though it’s only the middle of the week, I couldn’t resist sharing some of the photos I … Continue reading

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