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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 […]

Hands that Create:TCC partners with Inclusion in Art to present the work of Oklahoma-based artists of color

Tulsa Community College’s (TCC) McKeon Center for Creativity (C4C) partnered with Inclusion in Art to host a gallery featuring the artwork of seven artists. The gallery was “Hands that Create,” an exhibition that unites Oklahoma artists of color. The gallery ran from Oct. 3-28. Hands that Create held an opening reception, where the artists were […]

African American Student Association (AASA) installs 2022-2023 officers

The African American Student Association (AASA) elected its officers for the 2022-2023 academic year. The group held its annual Officer Installation Dinner on Oct. 24 at the Center for Creativity Event Center. The program, which was a potluck and a silent auction on paintings, included students, faculty, and staff from each of the four campuses. […]

Storytelling workshop equipped participants with tools for successful writing

The Oklahoma-based organization “OK, So” conducted a series of workshops about storytelling. One of the meetings occurred at Tulsa Community College’s (TCC) Center for Creativity on Aug. 4, 2022. “OK, So” is a part of a national movement of storytelling enthusiasts grouped around the non-profit organization, “The Moth,” which is based in New York. “The […]

“Feather on a Leather” brings joy to the participants of “I Can’t Leathercraft” workshop

On Sept. 10, Larry Simmons, creator of Divine Leather, in partnership with the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity (C4C), presented the “I Can’t Leathercraft” workshop.  With leather tools borrowed from Tandy Leather of Tulsa, a sponsor of the event and a leather workshop and leather-working supplies store, Larry Simmons led the participants on carving […]

Stories of Loss, Love, and Reality Checks performed at OKSO Tulsa Grandslam

OKSO held its eighth Tulsa Grandslam in May. The winner for this year’s event was Jordan Price. She won the top honor with a tragic story of her father’s surgery. Price shared a heartfelt story about her estranged father going into high-risk surgery to remove his five aneurysms throughout his arteries, and her healing through […]

Reporter’s Notebook: TCC Center for Creativity hosted interesting speakers for online gatherings for 2020

The Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity recently switched its face-to-face events to an online format due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The workshops and forums are now delivered right to someone’s smartphone, laptop, or tablet via Zoom. But it was only a technological change. The quality of the workshops and discussions is still very […]

“Dare to Care” annual event goes virtual

The annual “Dare to Care” event was held via Zoom on Aug. 25 from 10a.m.-11 a.m. This year, the event has had to take special precautions due to COVID-19 and was held virtually via Zoom format. In an interview prior to the event, Annina Collier, Dean and George Kaiser Family Foundation (GKFF) Endowed Chair of the Center […]

Second-floor mural brightens the Center for Creativity Building

Bob MuellerContributing Writer After the Tulsa Community College (TCC) Art Department relocated from the Main Academic Building to the C4C, several members of the department commented on the interior of the building. “Words like ‘boring’ and ‘sterile’ may have been used,” said Dewayne Pass, associate professor of art. With the building’s fifth anniversary approaching, Center […]

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