Student Spotlight Series: Curating for Equity

A view of the Women's History Month Exhibition

February-April, 2022, Krottinger Family Gallery, Located in Mitchell Education Center

Curating for Equity is a part of a series of three student-curated exhibitions that feature work from BIPOC designers, centering on a different topic each month. The month of February will center on the contributions of Black designers throughout history, March will center on women in design and April will focus . . .  read more

The Midnight Garden

On View: Jan 20–March 3, 2022

Opening Reception & Gallery Talk: Thursday, Jan. 20, 5-7:30 p.m.
Closing Reception: Thursday, March 3, 5-7:30 p.m.

View the gallery talk on our youtube site here: https://youtu.be/FEB9dmY1_Hw

The Midnight Garden is a collection of works by Marium Rana, an American-born Pakistani artist. The exhibitionis inspired by the artist’s . . .  read more

Fall, 2021 Senior Capstone Exhibition

Installation view of the Capstone exhibition

The Senior Capstone Exhibition celebrates our emerging artists through the visual expression of the internal journey and acceptance of self, the memories of childhood and realizing your dreams, and the observations of similarities in nature to journey through life. These topics are explored through the mediums of printmaking and sculpture. -Elizabeth . . .  read more

Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-Based Inequality, Violence, and Discrimination

An image of the posters installed in the gallery along with a timeline that runs underneath each poster including the history of gender equity

September 16th – November 18th, 2021

“This exhibition features posters created by both men and women to celebrate and acknowledge the vital role that all citizens should play in protecting and promoting human rights while actively challenging gender inequality and stereotypes, advancing sexual and reproductive rights–“.

-Elizabeth Resnick

Charleen Weidell: Meet the Dean

Tiara by Charleen Weidell

Thursday, October 21st, Krottinger Gallery

The Meet the Dean event presented UCO with the opportunity to become more acquainted with the new Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Design, Charleen Weidell. A small retrospective of her work was on view during the duration of the event.

OKCine Latino Film Festival

Film still- Indigenous woman with arms raised smiling at the sky

Presented in partnership with the Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival

The Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival promotes the Latino cultural influence on cinema and has become a showcase for local and international filmmakers with submittals from Mexico, Spain, and South America.

Friday, April 30th at Sunset

Plunkett Park, UCO Campus

ABOUT THE FILMS:

Spring 2021 Senior Capstone Exhibition

Detail of a figurative sculpture by senior sculpture major: Pierson Edwards

On view in Melton Gallery: April 29 -May 6, 2021

The Senior Capstone course prepares students to create a unique body of work and prepares them for life after UCO. The Exhibition will feature Studio Art majors and present their thesis work for the completion of their degree. This work is the culmination of four years of intensive study, creating a unique body of work and . . .  read more