3 arts events to attend in February
Folk art, photography and site-specific ephemera will be on display in Tulsa this month.
Works by Steve Phelps, Jack Bryant and Richard Barlow
“Tribute to Hobo Nickels: A Folk Art Form from the Early 20th Century” by Steve Phelps
Feb. 1-28 | Tulsa Artists’ Coalition Gallery, 9 E. M.B. Brady St.
A longtime professional illustrator, painter and wood carver, Tulsan Phelps began carving on coins in February 2017. His hobo nickels demonstrate coin carving, an American folk art form that became popular in the early 1900s.
“Found on Side of Road” by Jack Bryant
Feb. 1-March 24 | ahha Tulsa,101 E. Archer St.
Fascinated with scenes he discovers during his travels across the state, Tulsa photographer Bryant constructs images that convey his own perspective of the complex realities of life in Oklahoma.
“Richard Barlow: The Sea of Ice, Receding”
Feb. 1-May 19 | Philbrook Downtown, 116 E. M.B. Brady St.
Acclaimed artist Barlow creates monumental, temporary and site-specific drawings of the natural world with chalk on blackboard paint. His drawings are erased at the end of each show.