Tiger Art Gallery News http://tigerartgallery.com The latest news from Tiger Art Gallery. en-us Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:22:42 CDT Tue, 24 Oct 2017 06:22:42 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Exhibit at the Oklahoma State Capitol The art of Dana Tiger. Portraits of Courage and Culture, (and a little frybread on the side), &nbsp;will be on display in the East Gallery from October 6 to December 7,2014<div></div><div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: #222222;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial Narrow', sans-serif; color: #1f497d;"><a href="http://arts.ok.gov/Art_at_the_Capitol/East_Gallery/2014/Dana_Tiger_East_Gallery_2014.html" target="_blank" style="color: #1155cc;">http://arts.ok.gov/Art_at_the_<wbr>Capitol/East_Gallery/2014/<wbr>Dana_Tiger_East_Gallery_2014.<wbr>html</a><u></u><u></u></span></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; color: #222222;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial Narrow', sans-serif; color: #1f497d;"><u></u>&nbsp;</span></p></div> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:17:39 CDT Oklahoma State Capitol exhibit http://arts.ok.gov/Art_at_the_Capitol/East_Gallery/2014/Dana_Tiger_East_Gallery_2014.html Thu, 09 Oct 2014 06:32:34 CDT Coming Weather <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">Something within Jerome Tiger always </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">responded to the beauty and mystery of nature. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">He had no fear of summer storms, but watched and exulted in their noise and flashing light, the force of winds and driving rain.&nbsp; </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">Then he painted.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">Two days and nights of intense concentration&nbsp; </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">produced a series of paintings in the ethereal style which critics hailed as &#8220;totally Tiger.&#8221;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;<img src="/resources/img/blog_img/258/Coming_Weather.jpg" border="0" alt="" /></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">They praised the delicate lines and subtle colors of his paintings, executed with superb draftsmanship and characteristic finesse.&nbsp; Some said that through his work had been </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">established renaissance in traditional Indian art.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">His work went rapidly, his brush strokes light and sure.&nbsp; He scattered finished paintings throughout the house...leaning some against books in the ceiling-high shelves, propping others against framed </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">photographs of the children.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">In the bedroom, where a corner served as his studio, one painting stood precariously against a small green clay sculpture which was beginning to crack and crumble with </span></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">dryness.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">&#8220;The Coming Weather&#8221; was completed in the hours just before dawn. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">&nbsp;He leaned back,&nbsp; stretched and yawned.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">Putting aside brushes and paints, he left this one on his drawing board to dry. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;Goudy Old Style&quot;;font-style:italic;language:en-US;">It was the last one.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 14:35:50 CDT Scholastic Art & Writing Wins <div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Sequoyah High School senior, Lisan Tiger Blair, captured two Gold Key Individual Awards for his clay pieces, "Reaching Out" and "Little Jack," in the 2014 Oklahoma Regional Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony on February 8, at Tulsa Community College Metro Campus Center for Creativity. He also won a Silver Key Individual Award and an Honorable Mention Individual Award as well as a Silver Key Portfolio Award.</div><div> </div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The Oklahoma Region Gold Key Winners will advance on to the National Level, representing the Oklahoma Region, and will compete against other Regional Gold Key Winners. The gold key pieces compete nationally for gold and silver medals, cash awards and scholarships; adjudication nationally will be complete by late February and winners will be announced and notified in mid March. </div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Tiger-Blair was named one of five American Vision Award nominees. One of the five will be chosen on the National Level to represent the Oklahoma Region as our state American Vision Award Recipient. For 2013-2014, </div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The Oklahoma Region Scholastic Art entries included 1304 Individual Entries as well as 91 Art Portfolio&#8217;s. For a total of 2032 pieces of student artwork that went through the Oklahoma Art Regions adjudication process. </div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><strong>About the Awards</strong></div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The Scholastic Art &amp; Writing Awards have an impressive legacy dating back to 1923 and a noteworthy roster of past winners including Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Robert Redford and Joyce Carol Oates. Teens in grades 7 through 12 can apply in 28 categories of art and writing for the chance to earn scholarships and have their works exhibited or published. Submissions are juried by luminaries in the visual and literary arts, some of whom are past award recipients. Panelists look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill and the emergence of a personal voice or vision. The Awards continue to be the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the largest source of scholarships for young artists and writers.</div> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 03:32:32 CST Native Made Riverwalk show in Jenks <img src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/258/Native Made Riverwalk show in Jenks.jpg" width="1500" height="1125" alt="" /> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 18:30:53 CDT