2nd Friday Norman Art Walk Guide: October 2015

Posted on October 7th, by NAC in Art. No Comments

A look at everything happening in Downtown Norman for this month’s 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk!

Norman Public Arts Board Sets Request for Qualifications for The Mosaic Project

Posted on September 25th, by NAC in Art. No Comments

Artist Opportunity: The Mosaic Project | Request for Qualifications
Application Deadline: Friday, October 30, 2015 by 11:59 PM CST
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The Norman Arts Council/Public Arts Board, on behalf of the City of Norman, Oklahoma, is seeking a community public mosaic artist (or team of artists) to design, facilitate the participation of community members by training volunteers, and install a permanent mosaic art work to be sited on the east wall of the Norman Lions Park Pavilion. The size of the mosaic will be approximately 6’ x 14’ (85 square feet) and will be applied onto a bricked building surface.

Lions Park is a beloved and much used city park with high visibility located at Flood Street and Symmes which places it right in the heart of Norman adjacent to the Firehouse Arts Center. Children and adults enjoy a wide variety of activities at Lions Park including jogging/walking and playing tennis on lighted courts. The park features a gazebo, playground equipment, back stops, a lighted ball field and restrooms. Community events such as the Summer Breeze Concerts and Midsummer Night Arts Festival draw thousands of people to the park every year.

The mission of The Mosaic Project is a unique participatory endeavor lead … Read More »

2nd Friday Norman Art Walk: September 2015

Posted on September 9th, by NAC in Art. No Comments

A look at everything happening at this month’s 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk:

Cultural Connections brings Arezzo artists to Norman, Oklahoma artists to Italy

Posted on September 3rd, by NAC in Art. No Comments

In an effort to further the bonds between Norman, Oklahoma and its sister cities, Norman Arts Council has established Cultural Connections, a program consisting of a series of exhibitions that will bring international artists to Oklahoma and send Norman artists across the globe to share our heritage and history in new places.

The first planned exhibition is Arezzo in Norman, which brings three Italian artists — Enrique Moya Gonzalez, Sara Lovari and Massimiliano Luchetti — to showcase their work at MAINSITE Contemporary Art, 122 E. Main, Norman in Fall 2015.

The exhibition will run from Friday, October 9, 2015 through Monday, November 30, 2015. There will be an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday, October 9 with a closing reception scheduled for Friday, November 13, 2015. Both of the receptions take place as a part of Norman Art Council’s monthly 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk, a celebration of local artists, shops, galleries, venues and restaurants in Downtown Norman.

Norman Arts Council is also seeking proposals from qualified artists to be included in the Norman in Arezzo exhibit. The exhibit will take place in May 2016 with submissions due on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. NAC will fully fund travel, lodging and … Read More »