We are Individual Artists of Oklahoma.

 

IAO is committed to sustaining and encouraging emerging and established
artists in all media who are intellectually and aesthetically provocative or
experimental in subject matter or technique.



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UPCOMING EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS

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May-June exhibitions at IAO:

May 19-July 9
Opening Reception: May 20, 6-9pm
Closing Reception: June 17, 6-9pm

Urban Landscapes by Bob James
In the main gallery of IAO, Bob James' photographs are "images of nothing in particular; [they are] pranks, playful lies." 
A Dialogue in Paint by James Daniel Gaar
James Gaar has explored both photorealism and abstract expressionism throughout his career. His paintings, on display in the main gallery, explore both opposite ends of the visual arts spectrum.
Limited Processing: Nathan Evans, Laura Kent, Bryon Perdue, Jr.
This group exhibition in the project space explores information systems, connections, memory and experience through two dimensional mixed media works.

 

EXCHANGE ON FILM ROW

Friday May 20, 6-9pm
Free to the public
On the third Friday of every month, Film Row hosts a street festival focusing on the best local artisans, food trucks, musicians and more. IAO will be hosting a reception for our current exhibitions.

 

HOWARD BRADY MUSIC SHOWCASE

Saturday May 28, 7-10pm
Free to the public
Come hear Howard Brady and his band showcase original music.


deadCenter Registration Lounge at IAO

June 7-12
deadCenter is Oklahoma City's biggest film festival. Come visit the deadCenter registration lounge at IAO to pick up your pass, purchase and register festival passes, and hang out with other film fanatics before and during the festival. During this week IAO will be exhibiting components to a virtual reality film "The Superlative Light," including a screening of the documentary, a Virtual Reality version of the film, and a photo installation of the artist's work.

 

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"A DIALOGUE IN PAINT" BY JAMES DANIEL GAAR

IAO Main Space Gallery

Opening Reception May 20, 6 - 9 p.m.
Closing Reception June 17, 6 - 9 p.m. 
Exhibition on display through July 9

 

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"URBAN LANDSCAPES" BY ROBERT JAMES

IAO Main Space Gallery

Opening Reception May 20, 6 - 9 p.m.
Closing Reception June 17, 6 - 9 p.m. 
Exhibition on display through July 9

 

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"LIMITED PROCESSING," THE WORKS OF NATHAN EVANS, LAURA KENT AND BRYON PERDUE, JR.

IAO Project Gallery

Opening Reception May 20, 6 - 9 p.m.
Closing Reception June 17, 6 - 9 p.m. 
Exhibition on display through July 9


 

ABOUT INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS OF OKLAHOMA

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Individual Artists of Oklahoma is a statewide arts organization that exists to promote progressive arts programming and education in the state of Oklahoma. The IAO Gallery, located in historic Film Row in downtown Oklahoma City, is open to the public admission-free year round, and offers artists who work in innovative mediums, topics, or methods an opportunity to exhibit their work.

 

IAO offers a variety of free programming to the public year round, with an emphasis on developing a forward-looking arts community. Each year, through this programming, IAO is able to enrich the community in which we live, enhancing the lives of tens of thousands of adults and children, artists and patrons alike.

 

Individual Artists of Oklahoma is a 501c3 non profit organization.