Expressions Gallery 2019
Where: Oklahoma People First & Oklahoma APSE 2019 Conference
Embassy Suites Norman Hotel & Conference Center
When: Sept 13-14, 2019
Oklahoma has incredible artists with disabilities and it’s time to showcase their masterpieces at the Oklahoma People First and Oklahoma APSE is an educational and advocacy conference by and for Oklahomans with disabilities and their families.
We are seeking artwork entries from Oklahomans with disabilities that may include: painting, drawing, sculpture, pottery, poetry, photography, quilting, etc. (Sorry, no performing arts at this time!)
· Artists may submit up to 3 works of art. The Selection Committee will select no more than 2 from each artist due to space limitations.
· Pictures of your original pieces must be emailed to Jenifer.Randle@okdhs.org
by August 2, 2019 in the form of a jpg, jpeg, png, gif, pdf or a word file WITH an attached art entry form.
· All artwork, including sculpture, must not exceed 20 pounds. Unfired clay sculptures will not be accepted.
Gallery Policy & Display Requirements:
Artists should plan on bringing their artwork to the conference, Embassy Suites in Norman, OK by 9:30am on September 13. Artwork will be displayed September 13 and 14. Artwork should be picked up no later than 4:00pm on September 14. * Any artwork left will have to be picked up at the Developmental Disabilities Council of Oklahoma office. If not picked up by October 10, artwork will be donated to nonprofits.
Each piece of art must have the artist’s first and last name and the name of the piece on the back.
Artists are responsible for preparing artwork to be placed on an easel. Please remember that a piece of paper cannot stand on an easel. Work should be mounted on foam board or framed. This includes poetry too.
While we will do our very best to protect your works of art, we cannot guarantee against damage or loss. Artists assume risk for damage to or loss of works submitted for presentation.
Please direct all questions to Jenifer.Randle@okdhs.org
Click on the following links to view the Expression Gallery Flyer and Application.