Category: Center for Creativity

Storytelling is celebrated at OK SO Storyslam 

Annina Collier, dean of the McKeon Center for Creativity, during a storytelling workshop, noted that creating a story is a collaborative experience. With platforms such as The Moth, interest in storytelling has grown in popularity. Accordingly, the need for workshops is being addressed at TCC recently. The theme for this month’s OK SO Tulsa Storyslam held […]

‘Meet the Press Day’ Informs and Celebrates Journalism Profession

During “Meet the Press Day” at the McKeon Center for Creativity on Dec. 9, a diverse community of journalists gathered to share knowledge and insight about the journalism field. The program was sponsored by the National Association of Black Journalists – Tulsa chapter in collaboration with TCC Connection. The first segment of the day featured […]

Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Please, Touch the Art’ exhibition breaks common man’s barriers in art perception 

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Tulsa Community College (TCC). To support the idea of inclusion, the TCC Center for Creativity organizes the “Please, Touch the Art” exhibition regularly. The exception was made only during the COVID pandemic when the college was offering distance learning and when students were not on campus.    The 2023 […]

Workshop teaches how one can sculpt with clay

In the summer of 2023, the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Center for Creativity conducted a series of fun events for the public, including workshops to inspire individuals to try something new. One of the workshops was for novices willing to try sculpting tiny polymer clay animals.  Sarah Bowen, full-time artist and art educator, and owner […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Designer of the popular Strawberry Shortcake character, Muriel Fahrion, uncovers secrets of cartoon drawing 

The legend of the “American Greetings” card industry, Muriel Fahrion, recently revisited Tulsa Community College (TCC) with a workshop on cartoon drawing offered for all ages of Tulsans.  The celebrity artist is known as the creator of Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears, and The Get Along Gang characters, and as a person who never stops joking. […]

“I Can’t Sign” Workshop educates the community on American Sign Language

On June 17, Tulsa Speech and Hearing Association (TSHA), in partnership with the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity (C4C), presented the “I Can’t Sign” workshop.  Diana Emerson, community relations manager at TSHA, represents an organization that provides resources for deaf, hard of hearing, and all ranges of hearing loss for Oklahomans. Since 2016, TSHA […]

Oklahomans explore Native American beading with an artist from Seattle

On March 25, Cynthia Masterson, a self-taught beadworker from Seattle, Wash., conducted a seminar at the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Center for Creativity. She presented an off-loom three-drop gourd beading technique that Native Americans have practiced for centuries. The technique is used to wrap ceremonial, personal, and household objects with beads. The TCC Center for […]

The public learns wet-on-wet painting technique at the Center for Creativity

On March 6, “I Can’t Paint a Landscape” workshop attracted lovers of art to the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Center for Creativity. Maddy Witt, an instructor at Gilcrease Museum, gave a step-by-step lesson on how to paint a landscape with watercolors. First, the workshop participants drew a tree, defined the background, and foreground. Then the […]

“I Can’t Act” workshop brings a new character to Tulsa Community College

On Feb. 27, Tulsa Theatre, in partnership with the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity (C4C), presented the “I Can’t Act” workshop. Travis Guillory, education and community outreach coordinator for Theatre Tulsa, began the workshop by explaining how Theatre Tulsa is one of the longest running community theater groups in the nation, currently celebrating its […]

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