Skip Navigation
Oklahoma State University

Archive: Visiting Artists

Mauricio Cortes Ortega
November 15-16, 2018

Smelser Vallion artist Mauricio Cortes Ortega, born in northern Mexico, comes to Stillwater from his 

current home in New York City. His work has been exhibited at Mulherin New York; Silk Road Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut; Infinity Room, Los Angeles; and Greenhall Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut. Mauricio will present an artist talk and workshop, sponsored by the Doel Reed Center for the Arts.  More


Kim Cosier
October 11-13, 2018

Kim Cosier is an activist and Professor of Art Education/Director of Community Engagement in the Peck School of the Arts and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Cosier will be the keynote for the OAEA conference as well as present an artist talk, workshop and panel discussion. More




Betty Busby
Layered Voices | May 1 - August 18, 2018

In association with Layered Voices, Betty Busby will present an artist talk and workshop that explores new techniques for producing surface design on fabric. More





Rebecca Drolen
FactoryFebruary 15 - April 7, 2018

Drolen’s photographic work explores portraiture and constructed narratives, using the element of truth that a photograph carries to validate scenes. A discussion of how individuals assemble their identity is paramount to her work. She has a particular fascination with hair, and the role it plays in the discussion.  More



Wendy Jehlen
Kiki Smith and PaperSeptember 2017

Founder and artistic director of ANIKAYA Dance Theater, Jehlen is a choreographer and storyteller, communicating through movement and space.  Her performances weave together music, dance, and storytelling, seeking to break down the perceived boundaries between people, cultures, and art forms. More



Tori Tasch
Kiki Smith and Paper | September 2017

Artist and educator Tori Tasch works primarily with paper, focusing on altered books and printmaking processes. The images in her work are based on photographs from the urban environment, and refer to current events and their impact on the community. More