Our monthly round-up features design news & highlights from the past month, along with a list of upcoming competitions and events.
ADCT Guest Speaker, Petrula Vrontikis – April 18th
Our last speaker for the season hails from LA, and has been considered a leader in the industry for more than 20 years. Petrula Vrontikis is the creative director and owner of Vrontikis Design Office, professor at the Art Center College of Design, and author of acclaimed book, inspiration=ideas. Mark your calendars now, this will be a great presentation.
Other April Events
The Advertising Professional as Fine Artist_April 4-28 Support your local designers as they prove you don’t have to be peg-holed into one category as an artist. Featuring the art of several of our very own ADCT Board members! Visit the PAC Gallery this month, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Chandelier_April 5-April 25 Chandelier: An Exhibition of Illuminated Objects hopes to redefine your idea of the traditional chandelier. 30 pieces are on display throughout April.
Pechakucha_April 13 It’s time for another fascinating night at Living Arts. Pechakucha exposes 10 local creative minds of all sorts, each giving a presentation of 20 slides at 20 seconds a piece. 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Philbrook Second Saturday_April 13 Visit one of Tulsa’s favorite museums for free, the second Saturday of every month! Museum hours Saturday are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Open Studio at Zarrow_April 16 Adult artists can visit the Zarrow Center for an open studio session with consulting artist Louise Higgs. Interest of the group determines the direction of the session. Bring your own supplies. Call the Gilcrease Museum at 918-596-2700 for more information. Free, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Tulsa Art Studio Tour_April 20-21 The Oklahoma Visual Artist Coalition organizes this annual event, where area artists open their studio doors to the public. It’s always inspiring not only seeing the work spaces, but also chatting with the artists and all the curious folks joining in on the tour. $5 in advance, $10 at the door. Noon to 5 p.m. each day.
Guthrie Center Opening Concert_April 27 Pay a visit to the Guthrie Green for a concert celebrating the opening of the new Guthrie Center. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
OVAC Grants for Artists_Applications due April 15
Justified: AIGA Annual Design Competition_Deadline extended to April 10
Articles and News from March
- Milton Glaser discusses why, at age 83, he has no plans to retire any time soon.
- How Wired Magazine shaped the dialogue on all things tech.
- Fade to Black, a new iPad mag, celebrates the blurred line between photography, video and multimedia.
- Facebook unveiled the new “Home” experience for Android platforms.
If we miss an event or some big design/art news, feel free to call us on it. Just comment below!