Patrick (P.S.) Gordon Receives Living Legend Artist Award

By Glenda Rice Collins   (Updated May 17, 2016)

Recent Works exhibition continues through May 22 at the AHHA gallery in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla.,  USA — Mrs. Lennox & The Gift of Falling Snow, Patrick (P.S.) Gordon’s current celebratory exhibition at Living Arts of Tulsa, continuing through April 28, brings a unique collection of Gordon paintings, never shown publicly before,  out of darkness into the light, from New York to the heartland, documenting the renowned artist’s experience with the AIDS epidemic.   His contrasted Recent Works exhibition continues through May 22 at AHHA. Continue reading

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens first Frank Lloyd Wright House in Arkansas

By Glenda Rice Collins, published November 12, 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark., USA — As Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art readies to host the  Picturing the Americas International Symposium this weekend, in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic, a newly-reconstructed Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian-style gem awaits public visitation.
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REVIEW: “Nureyev’s Eyes” drama featured at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Unique Wyeth and Warhol exhibitions continue through October 5 in Arkansas
By Glenda Rice Collins, Published October 2, 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark., USA — “The eyes are the hard part,” says the Jamie Wyeth character in  David Rush’s award-winning drama, Nureyev’s Eyes. An inspired reading of the play was featured last week at a “Live Arts – Dance” event in the Great Hall of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art — concluding with an audience ‘standing ovation.’   Continue reading

‘Faberge: Jeweler to the Tsars’ continues through Sunday at OKCMOA

Russian Art Specialist defines History of Romanov Family Era
By Glenda Rice Collins, Published September 25, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., USA–Four dazzling Imperial Easter eggs, jewel encrusted icons fit for royalty, are featured among some 230 rare and elaborate treasures created by the House of Faberge, now on display at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art through Sunday.   Continue reading

NEW GENRE Arts Festival Celebrates with Free Tickets for Living Arts of Tulsa Events, September 4 – 12, 2015

By Glenda Rice Collins, Arts Columnist
Published September 2, 2015, For GlendaRiceCollins.com

CloudEyeControl_halflife_photocredit_Eugene_Ahn_02_convertedTulsa, Okla., USA — Described as Experimental, Thought-Provoking Art that Makes You Talk, New Genre XXII-B Arts Festival will Push Your Limits with exploratory, contemporary artistic productions that will also push and stretch the envelope —  September 4 – 12, 2015 at Living Arts of Tulsa  and the Tulsa Performing Arts Center (PAC) — with tickets offered free for the first time, due to generous sponsors.

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Oklahoman Eyakem Gulilat’s Photography featured in ‘State of the Art’ exhibition

By Glenda Rice Collins, for The Oklahoman
Published: January 4, 2015

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — “We cannot deny the politics in the clothing we wear,” said Oklahoma City artist/photographer Eyakem Gulilat, who was born in 1976. “Can you imagine a politician without a suit and tie?”

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