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Norman Arts Council to showcase '40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma' in new exhibit

Kate Rivers' "POW Protect Our Winters" will be featured in the exhibit "40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma" at Norman's MAINSITE Contemporary Art. [Image provided]
Kate Rivers' "POW Protect Our Winters" will be featured in the exhibit "40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma" at Norman's MAINSITE Contemporary Art. [Image provided]

NORMAN – Norman Arts Council has announced the featured artists for its "40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma" exhibit opening this week at MAINSITE Contemporary Art, 122 E Main Street. 

The Norman Arts Council sought open submissions from women artists who were born or live in Oklahoma and who were older the age of 40 for the exhibit, which will celebrate the wealth of talent by experience, visual, women artists from across the state.

The exhibition will debut with an opening reception from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday. It will be on view through March 13. 

A closing reception is set for from 6 to 10 p.m. March 13. Both receptions are free, open to the public and coincide with the 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk taking place in Downtown Norman each month.

The featured artists include Natalie Baca, Carol Beesley, Tracey Bewley, Julie Marks Blackstone, Amanda Boehm-Garcia, Elyse Bogart, Deborah Burian, Jydonne Bynum, Jana Diedrich, Ginna Dowling, Alex Emmons, Janene Evarde, Carolyn Faseler, Lauren Florence, Erinn Gavaghan, Almira Hill Grammer, Susan Greer, Polly Hammett, Mary James Ketch and Angie LaPaglia. 

Also, Darci Lenker, Katherine Liontas-Warren, Vicki Maenza, Cedar Marie, Beatriz Mayorca, Erin Merryweather, Susan Morrison-Dyke, Katy Nickell, Kate Rivers, Claudia Robertson, Liz Roth, Barbara Scott, Angelika Tietz, Kristal Tomshany, Audra Urquhart, Debra Van Swearingen, Jarica Walsh, Mary Whitney, Shevaun Williams and Michael Wilson

MAINSITE Contemporary Art is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturdays are by appointment only. The gallery has free daily admission. For more information, go to www.mainsitecontemporaryart.com.

-BAM

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Kate Rivers' "POW Protect Our Winters" will be featured in the exhibit "40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma" at Norman's MAINSITE Contemporary Art. [Image provided]

Kate Rivers' "POW Protect Our Winters" will be featured in the exhibit "40 Over 40: Women Artists of Oklahoma" at Norman's MAINSITE Contemporary Art. [Image provided]

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1... Read more ›

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