Monthly Archives: January 2013

How We Benefit From Oklahoma Arts Council Funding

State Representative Josh Cockroft (R-Tecumseh) recently introduced HB 1895, legislation that would eliminate funding for the Oklahoma Arts Council. The budget received by the Oklahoma Arts Council from the state is $4 million annually; this state funding allows the OAC … Continue reading

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John Ross, “Vortex,” 1968

Art History Professor Jennifer Borland often uses objects from the OSUMA permanent collection in her classes. Last year she had particular success with her ART 2613: Art History Survey II class, and so she revisited that assignment with her Fall … Continue reading

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A Trip To Waco: Picking up a gift of sculpture from artist Karl Umlauf

A few months ago, Art Department faculty member Jack Titus approached me asking if the Museum would be interested in a gift of work from his former professor, mentor, and friend, sculptor Karl Umlauf. I was very enthusiastic: we have … Continue reading

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Making Connections: Associate Curator Shawn Yuan visits the Matzene Collection in Ponca City

This week’s post is by Associate Curator Shawn Yuan, who directs the OSUMA’s exhibition program. Shawn has a background in the history of Chinese art (he has previously blogged about our Tang Dynasty ceramic horse and rider), and one of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from the OSU Museum of Art!

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