Artist networking forum April 4 at Graceful Arts Center

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Artist networking forum April 4 at Graceful Arts Center

April 3, 2012 

Art students, art leaders, administrators and anyone interested in the arts is welcome to attend “Artist Day,” a free regional artist networking forum, on Wednesday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Graceful Arts Center in downtown Alva.

Those interested in attending should reserve a spot soon by contacting Ken Kelsey, director of the Alva Regional Hub of the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Regional Arts Network and adjunct instructor in art and humanities at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, at or (580) 603-0103.

Kelsey said that those attending the forum will learn the following:

• Learn how to “Photograph Your Work” with Kelsey Karper from OVAC;

• Hear about “Successful Art Making in Oklahoma” during a panel discussion featuring artists from OKLA – Oklahoma Lady Artists;

• Gain valuable information regarding grants, artist rosters, professional development opportunities, networking support and more with Molly O’Connor from the Oklahoma Arts Council and Karper.

The day’s events will end with a reception Graceful Arts Gallery and Studios where those attending can connect with fellow artists, view Oklahoma artworks and enjoy substantial hors d’oeuvre.

Questions about the forum also may be directed to O’Connor at or (405) 521-2025.