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An Update from JRB Art at The Elms

June 5, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Due to the number of inquiries we have received today, we wanted to give everyone another update on our plans for this First Friday.

The First Friday Gallery Walk will not be happening in its usual fashion again this month. However, there are still ways to get involved in everything going on in Paseo, in person or from the comfort of your own home!

JRB Art at The Elms will be virtually presenting Paul Moore's stunning sculptures and Beth Hammack’s beautiful abstract paintings during the month of June on our website. As of now, we are are open by appointment only and ask that everyone wear a mask while in the Gallery. To schedule an appointment, feel free to contact us via phone, email, Instagram, or Facebook message!

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New to the Gallery!

June 2, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Oklahoma–Vietnamese artist Denise Duong is a narrative painter who constructs whimsical pieces from paper, acrylic, and ink. Drawing from her own nomadic yearning, Duong’s storytelling places characters in enigmatic adventures of love and life through richly hued collages. 

Sohail Shehada is a Associate Professor of Figurative Sculpture and Drawing at the University of Oklahoma. He has received an impressive list of public and private commissions in bronze and marble, including several sculptures that are permanently displayed on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, OK.  His work is influenced by African culture, the supernatural, and the performing arts, including ballet and opera. 

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Wild, Wild, Best

May 30, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Enjoy some amazing "Wild, Wild Best" works by Joe Andoe, Jeff Dodd, Jean Richardson, Caryl Morgan, Gary Sherman, and Keith Carter.

Shop online or in person.  The Gallery is currently open by appointment, which can be made via phone, email, or social media.

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Paul Moore in the Studio

May 26, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

In preparation for his upcoming exhibition, renowned Oklahoma sculptor, Paul Moore, invited the staff of JRB Art at The Elms to his studio to help select bronzes that will be displayed in his show, which opens Monday, June 1, 2020. In addition to showing us his work, he also showed us his phenomenal personal collection of Native American artifacts.

The Gallery continues to be open by appointment. All appointments can be made via phone, email, or social media. We encourage you to see this wonderful exhibition by one of the most talented sculptors!

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Mixed Media

May 23, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

We invite you to view some of the fascinating works of Denise Duong, Brunel Faris, and Ford Beckman.

JRB Art at The Elms is currently open by appointment only.  Schedule an appointment or make an inquiry by phone, email, or through social media. 

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JRB Artist Talk with Laura Nugent

May 19, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Before Covid, we had scheduled both Laura Nugent and Beth Hammack for solo shows in May and June. Beth's show was installed, we had a virtual opening and her work will be on exhibit through May. Since Laura lives and works in Kansas City, we decided to postpone her show until August of 2021. But we want to share with you a conversation we recently had with Laura on line. Laura is a full time artist who has been living and working in the Kansas City area since 2004. After earning a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art, she traveled the country, exhibiting in juried art festivals and galleries. Laura has won awards for her painting, including Best Emerging Artist and Best of Show at the Paseo Arts Festival. Her work is included in collections around the US, including The Four Seasons and Grand Hyatt Hotels. 

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Moving Into Summer!

May 16, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Explore works by Karl Brenner, David Phelps, Janis Krendick and Denise Duong as we begin moving into Summer.

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Seabourn Off the Racks

May 12, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

Working away from the Gallery these last few weeks, we have missed going through our racks to try to identify works for our customers, especially from "Staff Only" storage areas. Many of you are familiar with the works on the racks in our Collector's Room, however, during this time we want to give you a peak into the racks in the "Staff Only" areas.

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Inspired by Architecture

May 9, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

See some architecturally inspired photographs, paintings, and etchings by artists Catherine Adams, Jim Keffer, and Maurice R. Bebb.

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Shopping Safely and Conveniently for Mother's Day

May 2, 2020 - Joy Reed Belt

JRB Art at The Elms is offering private appointments to anyone who wishes to come in and shop. Feel free to contact us via email, Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook message to schedule an appointment!

In the meantime, we encourage you to engage with us in other ways! We have our inventory and exhibitions posted and available for viewing online. We are also currently offering free delivery or pick up to all clients in the greater OKC area and Free Shipping for our clients who live elsewhere for all purchases!

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