American Farmer features 45 iconic images by photographer Paul Mobley. These images are the portraits of America’s real farming communities. They tell the story of agriculture and the spirit of the people who keep it going. This is a traveling ExhibitsUSA exhibit.
Long-term exhibit up now through December 2018, featuring the real cowboys, cowgirls, ranchers, and farmers who contributed to the Chisholm Trail. Visit our Facebook events page for complete details.
Oct. 20 – Jan. 6, 2019
The show will officially open Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.
Mark your calendar for the reception! It’s going to be a great party!
Meet the Artists Reception 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018
Tiger Art, The Legacy Lives On will feature the artwork of Dana Tiger and her adult children, Christie Tiger and Coleman Tiger Blair – the daughter and grandchildren of Oklahoma artist, Jerome Tiger (1941-1967). Jerome Tiger’s work is part of the Garis Gallery of the American West collection. Art is available to purchase.
This exhibit is covered in regular admission.
We will be closed Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in recognition of Christmas Day holiday. We are open 363 days of weather. Call ahead in case of inclement weather.
Cuttin’ Up: The Western Linocuts of Derald Swineford. This exhibit features the original linoleum cuts dating to the 1950s, by Oklahoma art instructor Derald Swineford (1908-1990). The linoleum cuts were used to make a series of western cowboy Christmas cards. Details coming soon.
Cuttin’ Up: The Western Linocuts of Derald Swineford
This exhibit will feature the framed and matted original linoleum cuts by Oklahoma artist/USAO professor Derald Swineford (1908-1990).
The linoleum cuts, created in the 1950s, were used to make a series of western cowboy Christmas cards.
Swineford was an art instructor for 30 years, at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Chickasha. He began there when it was still known as The Oklahoma College for Women.
During his career, he produced an unknown number of art pieces: oils, sculptures, watercolors, prints and more. He influenced many aspiring artists, including Brunetta Bernard Griffith (1919-2006).
This show will feature Swineford’s linocuts, some prints and a few of his wood sculptures.
Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Exhibit open with regular admission