Now Showing in The Depot Gallery - Dr. Jim Cobb - "Variations on Themes"

Through August 27, 2017 @ The Depot

free
Jim Cobb Painting

The Depot Gallery will open “Variations on Themes,” an exhibit of paintings by Dr. Jim Cobb, with a reception from 6 to 9 pm in conjunction with the July 14th, 2017 2nd Friday Art Walk and The Depot's “Back on Track” Celebration. The exhibit, in the newly restored Santa Fe Depot at 200 S. Jones, continues through August 27.

“There are so many subjects from which to choose” Dr. Cobb says. “This is true every day when I arrive at the studio. My aim, as an artist, and for this show at The Depot, is to select a variety of themes to make it interesting and to try to convince the viewer (as well as myself) that I am reasonably capable of painting all of them.”

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Summer Breeze Concert - John Fullbright

Sunday, August 20, 2017, 7:30pm @ Lions Park

free 

Okemah native John Fullbright's 2012 debut release, From the Ground Up, propelled him to the musical forefront. "... a killer debut, pairing sharply worded stories that resonate with confident performances that pop." said The Washington Times. The album peaked at #10 on the Billboard Top Folk Albums chart and was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category Best Americana Album. The Wall Street Journal review of Songs, Fulbright’s 2014 release, says “Songs is a warm, winning and plainspoken Americana album that builds on the authority and charm of From The Ground Up by its clarity and simmering intensity.” Fullbright was selected by members of The Depot as the “Members Choice” Concert for 2017.

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Gallery Opening - Bert Seabourn, Abstract Expressionist

Friday, September 8, 2017, 6:00-9:00pm @ The Depot

free
Bert Seabourn painting

Bert Seabourn is an internationally acclaimed Oklahoma City expressionist painter known for his stylized and nonrepresentational neo-expressionist art. Primarily a painter of Native American subjects, Seabourn also paints figures, landscapes, and other subjects. As an expressionist, he uses the technique of dripping, smearing, and splattering the paint, working in acrylic, oil and watercolor. In 1976, the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma designated Seabourn a Master Artist, and in 1981, he received the Oklahoma Governor's Art Award. The exhibit remains in the gallery through October 29.

      

2nd Sunday Poetry Reading - Benjamin Myers

Sunday, September 10, 2017, 2:00pm @ The Depot

free
Benjamin Myers

Dr. Benjamin Myers, Oklahoma’s State Poet Laureate for 2015-16, is a literature professor at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee. He is the author of two books of poetry: Lapse Americana (2013) and Elegy for Trains (2010), for which he won the 2011 Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry. His poems may be read in numerous literary journals, including The Yale Review, Poetry Northwest, 32 Poems, Nimrod, The Iron Horse Literary Review, The New York Quarterly, Christianity and Literature, DMQ Review, Tar River Poetry, Devil's Lake, and Measure.

      

Art Chat & Demonstration - Bert Seabourn

Sunday, September 17, 2017, 2:00pm @ The Depot

free
Bert Seabourn abstract

Bert Seabourn is an internationally acclaimed Oklahoma City expressionist painter known for his stylized and nonrepresentational neo-expressionist art. Primarily a painter of Native American subjects, Seabourn also paints figures, landscapes, and other subjects. As an expressionist, he uses the technique of dripping, smearing, and splattering the paint, working in acrylic, oil and watercolor. In 1976, the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma designated Seabourn a Master Artist, and in 1981, he received the Oklahoma Governor's Art Award.

      

Painting Workshop - Bert Seabourn

September 21-22, 2017, 9:30am - 4:00pm @ The Depot

 
Bert Seabourn painting

Bert Seabourn is an internationally acclaimed Oklahoma City expressionist painter known for his stylized and nonrepresentational neo-expressionist art. Primarily a painter of Native American subjects, Seabourn also paints figures, landscapes, and other subjects. As an expressionist, he uses the technique of dripping, smearing, and splattering the paint, working in acrylic, oil and watercolor. In 1976, the Five Civilized Tribes of Oklahoma designated Seabourn a Master Artist, and in 1981, he received the Oklahoma Governor's Art Award. The tuition for the workshop is $120. Contact The Depot to enroll.