Category: Artists

Osage artist creates façade for Crystal Bridges arts complex

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise Osage artist Addie Roanhorse took inspiration for the design for the facade of the Crystal Bridges Museum’s new performing and visual arts complex from a finger-woven belt, which is part of Osage women’s regalia….

Roanhorse delivers on gallery experience

By Roseanne McKee Republished with permission of the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise A few months before the P.W. Mercantile opened, Osage artist Addie Roanhorse purchased a two-story, 105 year-old building in downtown Pawhuska with a business partner. Roanhorse converted the first floor into event space called…

Local Artist Camille Minjarez Anthony

  By: Roseanne McKee Award-winning artist Camille Minjarez Anthony, began painting as a way of dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder with hyperactivity (ADHD), but what began as a coping mechanism, has become much more. “I’ve always grown up painting as long as I could…

Osage County Tourism Gains Momentum

By: Roseanne McKee, Osage County Tourism Coordinator The Osage County Tourism Forum was held from 10 – 2 p.m. on Jan. 27 at the Gilcrease Museum’s Helmerich Research Center, where stakeholders, tourist venue representatives and tourism specialists gathered to share and learn. There was…

American Plains Artists Signature Member Show Coming to Pawhuska

The American Plains Artists (APA) Signature Member Show will be hosted by Preserving Arts in the Osage at the Ole’ #1 Firehouse Art Center in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, March 24 – May 7. The show will open with an Invitation Only Meet and Greet event, featuring Western…

John D. Free Tribute Opens at Woolaroc Museum

By Roseanne McKee On the evening of Oct. 14, at Woolaroc Museum outside Bartlesville, Okla., family and relatives of the Western sculptor and painter, the late John D. Free, gathered. The extended Free Family Among those in attendance were sons of the artist: John,…

Osage Ballet to hold Art Auction Feb. 27 in downtown Tulsa

Osage Ballet Press Release With Interview by Journalist, Kathy Swan With the resounding success of the Festival of Families performance for the Papal visit, the Osage Ballet has announced a fundraiser art auction to be held Feb 27 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Tulsa…