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New Works at the Gallery - Karen Mosbacher

January 16, 2021

American artist Karen Mosbacher is a synesthetic painter, known for the abstract and expressionist qualities in her work. Growing up surrounded by the sounds of classical and jazz piano, and pursuing studies in classical dance and visual art, she developed an early dedication to personal creativity. Her works focus in graphite, oil and cold wax on canvas, as well as acrylic paint and mixed media on canvas and panel. Mosbacher’s newest bodies of work, “All. That. Jazz.,” “Paint: Music,” and “Notes of Spring” exemplify her resonance with rhythm and color. She is also collaborating with musician Jacob Clewell, classical and contemporary violist, and The Ezra Duo, Jacob Clewell and Sasha Built-Ito, on “Paint: Music,” a project of painted synesthetic representations of selected classical and contemporary music works. Mosbacher’s most recent collaboration is with Melinda Wagner on her composition, Little Moonhead, which won Wagner a Pulitzer Prize. This spring, April 2020, Mosbacher will reside at the beautiful Chateau d’ Orquevaux in Orquevaux, France where she was chosen from a pool of international artists to be artist-in-residence for the entire month. Away from the studio, Mosbacher has volunteered for the Fragile Kids Foundation, Gerard’s House, and Pro Musica Santa Fe, and belongs to the New Mexico Committee and The National Museum of Women in the Arts. She holds a BFA in Art from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master of Divinity from Phillips Theological Seminary.

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"Past, Present, Future" is Highly Recommended

January 12, 2021

John Brandenburg, describes JRB Art at The Elm's current show, "Past, Present, Future," as "eye-catching" in his review for The Oklahoman! Stop by the gallery this week to see our current exhibition. We are open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, masks are required!

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Featured Artist - Adam Lanman

January 9, 2021

"I am an artist, who is occasionally an architect or I am an architect who occasionally tells people I am an artist-especially if those people are architects. My studio confuses modern objects with historical ones, bricks with skin, and paper models with memories. My creations lie between the realm of applied art and fine art and I feel equally comfortable working with my MIG welder as I do my sumi brush.
 
Born in Nebraska, the son of two traveling ministers, I was raised in multiple rural communities throughout the Midwest. As a teenager, while working for a pair of chefs in Denver, I started designing theatrical sets for a local troupe. It was soon after this that I began my formal education culminating in a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Cornell University.
 
Our constructed environment is ubiquitous. The opportunities to defamiliarize the familiar and to alter preconceived notions of where and how we live out our lives are endless. As an architect I am externally directed by ideas about site, program, function, and structure. As an artist I am directed by a series of internal benchmarks. There is a poetic nature to our built environment and our existence in it. Through my work I am constantly reevaluating our most basic assumptions about our relationship to what we build, why we build and how it affects our daily lives."
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Corporate Art

January 7, 2021

JRB Art at The Elms offers a selection of distinctive art for our corporate clients as well as related services including consultation, curation, installation, and film/tv production.

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From the Window - George Bogart

January 5, 2021

Stop by the gallery this week to see the artwork by George Bogart currently on display in our front window! In addition to this piece, we have other works on exhibit throughout the gallery!
 
We will be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 am to
5:00 pm, masks are required.
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New to Our Gallery - Brad Stevens

January 2, 2021

Originally from Hewitt, Texas, Brad Andrew Stevens attended Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, where he earned a BFA in Studio Art. He continued his education at the University of Oklahoma, earning an MFA in Painting. He currently holds the position of Chief Preparator and Exhibition Designer at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at the University of Oklahoma and resides in Norman, Oklahoma, with his wife Jessica.

Working primarily with digitally manipulated photography and mixed media composition, Brad describes his process; "My work begins as an exploratory process of mark making and automatic drawing, how the movement of each line relates to the next. The use of color, various types of media and layered drawings create a visual dialogue, producing a more intricate image. Although images and ideas salient to the viewer often emerge, I hope to communicate through the exchange of purposeful and abstract design the inspiration gained from observing nature and scientific discovery as a creative or destructive process. This work serves as a source of personal exploration and aims to express an interpretation of the world around me."

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2020

Take a look at our upcoming 2021 shows!

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Past, Present, Future

December 29, 2020

January and February 2021:
JRB Art at The Elms will be exhibiting “Past, Present, and Future,” a show which features a selection of artists who have shown in the Gallery in the past 20 years, artists who currently show with the Gallery, as well as artists who will be exhibiting with the Gallery in the future. These artists will be shown “progressively,”  i.e. every Tuesday a different artist will be introduced into the exhibition. The Gallery will be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, mask are required.
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Holiday Flash!

December 23, 2020

JRB Art at The Elms will be open today from 11:00am to 5:00pm of all of your last minute shopping needs!

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