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The Canvas and the Visage: "Painted Faces" at the Zarrow Center in Downtown Tulsa

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Aired on Wednesday, March 19th.

On this installment of ST, we're discussing a terrific new art exhibit at TU's Henry Zarrow Center for Art and Education, located at 124 East Brady in Tulsa's downtown Brady Arts District: "Painted Faces" will be on view through April 20th. This show explores the work of ten outstanding artists --- from Kansas City, Connecticut, Texas, the U.K., and elsewhere --- all of whom use the human head as a regular element in their picture-making. Among the contemporary artists in this quite varied and gorgeous group show are Michael Ananian, Frank Auerbach, Robert Bauer, Susannah Coffey, Ann Gail, and Ruth Miller. Our guest is Mark Lewis, a noted Tulsa-based artist and associate professor of art here at the University of Tulsa, who curated this exhibit. To learn more about "Painted Faces," please call the Zarrow Center directly at (918) 631-4400.

Rich Fisher passed through KWGS about thirty years ago, and just never left. Today, he is the general manager of Public Radio Tulsa, and the host of KWGS’s public affairs program, StudioTulsa, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary in August 2012 . As host of StudioTulsa, Rich has conducted roughly four thousand long-form interviews with local, national, and international figures in the arts, humanities, sciences, and government. Very few interviews have gone smoothly. Despite this, he has been honored for his work by several organizations including the Governor's Arts Award for Media by the State Arts Council, a Harwelden Award from the Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, and was named one of the “99 Great Things About Oklahoma” in 2000 by Oklahoma Today magazine.
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