Tag: artist

Review: Portraits of the Past: The artwork of Johnny Montgomery 

Veteran, artist, historian, and activist. These are some of the words used to describe Johnny Montgomery, a painter from South Carolina and member of the Gullah nation. His work was recently presented for the Black Wall Street Rally on May 12-13, showcasing his art for many to see for the very first time. The event […]

From facing homophobia in Russia to exhibiting art in Tulsa, Petr Rudnev shows the priceless present

On Oct. 6, the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center unveiled the “Musings of a Seeker” exhibition from Petr Rudnev in its the Allie Jensen Memorial Art Gallery which was displayed for the month of October.   Rudnev is originally from Russia and has lived in the U.S. since 2018. He was raised and lived in […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Humorous character creator, Muriel Fahrion, talks about survival in the art business

Muriel Fahrion, designer of the Strawberry Shortcake and Care Bears cartoon characters, surprised TCC students with her visit. Fahrion is as humorous as the dozens of characters she has created for the greeting card and toy industries.  Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears and Get-Along-Gang characters were animated. After the celebrity artist conducted a workshop at the […]

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