Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Intro

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The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition is a non-profit organization that supports visual artists living and working in Oklahoma. OVAC promotes public interest in the arts and helps people of all ages understand the visual arts.

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Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition Intro

  1. 1. www.ovac-ok.org
  2. 2. Purpose: Support Artists <ul><li>Mission: support visual artists living and working in Oklahoma and promote public interest and understanding of the arts </li></ul><ul><li>VISION: To make Oklahoma a place where Oklahoma visual artists thrive. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Core Values: </li></ul><ul><li>art is essential. </li></ul><ul><li>Oklahoma artists are worthy of support. </li></ul><ul><li>Oklahoma artists can have vital and fulfilling careers. </li></ul><ul><li>every artist's path is unique. </li></ul><ul><li>in creating opportunities for mutual exchange. </li></ul>Purpose: Support Artists
  4. 4. <ul><li>Organized: 1988 </li></ul><ul><li>John McNeese founded working as volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>Artists were frustrated with opportunities, became proactive </li></ul>Purpose: Support Artists
  5. 5. Oklahoma Artists <ul><li>M ore than 4,500 on our mailing list: </li></ul><ul><li>52% painters </li></ul><ul><li>20% sculptors </li></ul><ul><li>10% photographers </li></ul><ul><li>8% ceramicists </li></ul><ul><li>8% drawing/illustration </li></ul><ul><li>2% film/media </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Artist Survival Kit </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business of Art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email newsletters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High School enews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OVAC Blog </li></ul></ul>Programs: Professional Development
  7. 7. <ul><li>Public Art Mentorship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Artists new to public art receive commissions & training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In partnership with state OK Art in Public Places office </li></ul></ul>Programs: Professional Development
  8. 8. <ul><li>>$27,000 in direct funds to artists last year </li></ul><ul><li>Grants: Project support funds up to $1,400 </li></ul><ul><li>Fellowships: awards of $5,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Student Awards of Excellence: awards of $500 </li></ul>Programs: Professional Development
  9. 9. <ul><li>OK Art Writing & Curatorial Fellowship: </li></ul><ul><li>Training writers and curators in our region </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings throughout 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Next offered 2012 </li></ul>Programs: Professional Development
  10. 10. <ul><li>Rewarding and highlighting living artists </li></ul><ul><li>Art 365- every three years </li></ul><ul><li>Momentum OKC & Tulsa annually </li></ul><ul><li>New survey exhibition coming fall 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>24 Works on Paper- in partnership with IAO </li></ul>Programs: Exhibitions
  11. 11. <ul><li>Art Focus of Oklahoma </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-monthly </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed to >4,000 households & businesses </li></ul>Programs: Education & Access to Artists
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Tulsa Art Studio Tour </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many neighborhoods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting audiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Average 250 attendees </li></ul></ul>Programs: Education & Access to Artists
  13. 13. <ul><li>Virtual Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Has over 400 artists work, www.ovacgallery.com </li></ul><ul><li>>3,000 visitors monthly </li></ul>Programs: Education & Access to Artists
  14. 14. OVAC: Structure About 1000 members, 85% artists Over 280 active volunteers Staff: 3 FT, 2 PT Executive Director; Associate Director; Volunteer/Office Coordinator; Program Assistant; Event Production Coordinator
  15. 15. OVAC: Funding FY 10-11 Budget: $399,000 Foundation & Government Support
  16. 16. OVAC: Funding FY 10-11 Budget: $399,000 <ul><li>Individual Support: </li></ul><ul><li>More than 1,000 members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-74 at the Patron or Sustaining levels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>40 individuals gave to Momentum OKC </li></ul><ul><li>123 donated through the 12x12 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Show & Sale </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. www.ovac-ok.org

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