Gilcrease Museum, April 2011

Artist Curt Walters, known for his plein air work, is one of two featured artists this year at Gilcrease Museum’s annual Rendezvous Artists’ Retrospective Exhibition and Art Sale.

Rendezvous will open to the public on April 14, 2011 and continue through July 10, 2011.

The Art Sale is set for Friday, April 15, 2011.
Works not sold at the opening night art sale will be available for purchase throughout the exhibition by calling the Museum Shop at (918) 596-2725.
For information about the Art Sale, contact Linda Galbraith at (918) 596-2757.

Plein Aire Master Class with Curt Walters
Monday – Wednesday, April 11 – 13, 2011, Gilcrease House
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
$175/members; $200/non-members

Plein aire impressionist artist Curt Walters, this year’s selected Rendezvous painter, will lead a three day oil painting experience for working artists. Walters is recognized worldwide for his interpretations of the Grand Canyon and among environmentalists for his contribution to fighting the effects of air pollution throughout the entire Colorado Plateau.

Monday’s class will begin with a morning lecture followed by work on the first canvas. Participants can expect to complete 5 or 6 small works over the period. Wednesday’s class will end with a discussion of these pieces. Those who enroll will provide their own supplies based upon the teacher’s recommendations.

Space is limited; pre-registration is required. Register by calling (918) 596-2768 or e-mail deborah-burke@utulsa.edu.

Artist Talk
Friday, April 15, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
at Helmerich Hall
Free with museum admission

Meet the Artists Brunch
Saturday, April 16, 2011, The Restaurant at Gilcrease
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy meeting Curt Walters while dining in The Restaurant at Gilcrease. Cost is $19.95. To make reservations, call (918) 596-2720.


Please visit The Gilcrease Museum or view the Event on Facebook for more information.