D. J. Lafon

Shopping Safely and Conveniently for Father's Day!

June 13, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

As of now, JRB Art at The Elms is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm! We are also offering private appointments to anyone who wishes to come in and shop outside of those hours. Feel free to contact us via email, Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook message to schedule an appointment!

 

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Working From Home - Illustrated by the Artwork of D.J. Lafon

April 21, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

While we recognize the severity of the health crisis, we thought you might enjoy some humor.

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How to Survive COVID-19 -- Illustrated by the Artwork of D.J. Lafon

March 24, 2020

By Joy Reed Belt

Inspired by The New Yorker - While we recognize the severity of the health crisis, we thought you might enjoy some humor.

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Painting, drawings and sculptures

February 19, 2020 - John Brandenburg

Published: Sun, January 19, 2020 1:07 AM Updated: Sun, January 19, 2020 1:24 AM

-by John Brandenburg

First Friday reception: A reception was held at JRB Art at the Elms recently and Joy Reed Belt was hostess for the Paseo's First Friday opening featuring the paintings, drawings and sculptures of D.J. Lafon. The works from Lafon’s estate were recently acquired by the gallery. The selections displayed were “Business Man,” “Farm,” “Portrait” and “Political,” all from several series of paintings from the artist who died in 2011.

Pictured in the photograph at the reception are Yousef Khanfar and Joy Reed Belt.                          [DOUG HOKE PHOTOS/THE OKLAHOMAN]

 

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JRB Art at The Elms Presents "D.J. LAFON"

February 6, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

UPCOMING EVENTS:

First Friday Paseo Art Walk, 5-9 pm, Friday, February 7, 2020

"Art & Legacy of D.J. Lafon" Panel Discussion, 2 pm, Saturday, February 8, 2020

In honor of D.J. Lafon, JRB Art at the Elms is hosting a panel discussion of his life with Architect - Alan Lafon, D. J. Lafon's son, Attorney and Author - Kent Frates, and Photo Journalist and Artist - J. Don Cook.  They will discuss their personal ad professional relationships with the late artist (1929-2011). 

Kent Frates and Lafon worked together on the book, "The Captain and His Crew," a poem written by Frates and illustrated by Lafon.  Signed copies of this book will be available for purchase. 

You won't want to miss this event!  Saturday, Feb 8th at 2 pm.

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Art Review: D.J. Lafon's Remaining Works on Display at JRB Art

January 9, 2020 - John Brandenburg

JRB exhibit features the remaining works of D.J. Lafon

Published: Thu, January 09, 2020, 2:01 AM
-By John Brandenburg, for The Oklahoman

D. J. Lafon (1929-2011) was an artist whose realistic detail was rivaled only by satiric and surreal expressive elements in his work.

A superb show at JRB Art at The Elms, 2810 N Walker, reflects the gallery’s recent acquisition of “all remaining works” in his estate.

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JRB Art at The Elms Presents "D.J. LAFON"

January 1, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

EVENTS:  Opening Reception, Friday, January 3, 2020, 5 – 9 pm

 

OKLAHOMA CITY – The new year 2020 brings wonderful news. JRB Art at The Elms recently acquired all remaining works of art from the estate of well-known Oklahoma artist D.J. Lafon (1929 – 2011). The exhibition of many of the works opens First Friday, at JRB Art at The Elms on January 3, 2020.


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Parties Extra! Joy Reed Belt

December 20, 2019 - Helen Ford Wallace

Video | NewsOK.com            Published: December 20, 2019

It's a busy time in the Paseo District, especially at JRB Art at the Elms. Joy Reed Belt chats with Helen Ford Wallace about holiday events and upcoming changes.

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