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A Student Scholarship Fundraising Event

Visual Communications Division, OSUIT

April 07, 2017
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Fly Loft Downtown Tulsa

MEET THE ARTISTS

Gil Adams

Gil Adams

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Artist at Oklahoma Society of Impressionists

Graduated in: 1971

Gary Borchert

Masters in Education from OSU

Artist Photographer at Retired

Graduated in: 1980

Courtney Bowles

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Artist/Illustrator at Self Employed

Graduated in: 2009

Bryan Cooper

Bryan Cooper

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Associate Creative Director at AcrobatAnt

Graduated in: 1995

Michael Crutchfield

Michael Crutchfield

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Creative Director/Design Director North America at Saatchi & Saatchi X

Graduated in: 1988

Darren Dirksen

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Artist at Self Employed

Graduated in: 1988

Mark Fansler

Mark Fansler

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Director of Marketing at Our Country Homes

Graduated in: 2005

Royce Fitzgerald

Graphic Design

Royce Fitzgerald at Four Leaf Creative

Graduated in: 1984

Tony Gresham

Art and Art Education

Retired Instructor at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

Graduated in: ??? Guess

John Hammer

John Hammer

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Owner/Artist at Hammer Designs

Graduated in: 1985

Nathan Harmon

Nathan Harmon

Associate in Applied Science - Photography

Photographer/Instructor at OSUIT at OSUIT School of Visual Communications

Graduated in: 1997

Abby Hogle

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

UI/UX Designer at YouVersion

Graduated in: 2016

Hali Howard

Hali Howard

Associates Degree in Multimedia Technology

Adjunct Faculty at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

Graduated in: 2012

Kimberley Kehr

Kimberley Kehr

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Designer/Illustrator at NextPage

Graduated in: 1984

Paul King

Paul King

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Owner/Illustrator/Designer at pkArtz

Graduated in: 1974

James Kirk

James Kirk

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Chief Creative at JK Designer

Graduated in: 2008

Joe Krout

Joe Krout

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Owner/Artist at Joe 2.0

Graduated in: 1991

James McCullough

Graphic Design

Dean / School of Visual Communications at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

Graduated in: 1978

Kevin Moore

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Deceased at None

Graduated in: 1977

Stephanie Pinkston

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Graphic Designer/Art Director at Cherokee Nation Business Enterprise

Graduated in: 2005

Jarron Scott

Jerron Scott

Associate in Applied Science - Multimedia

Chairman of Okmulgee Arts Council at Okmulgee Arts Council

Graduated in: 2012

Allen Shaw

Graphic Design

Retired at OSUIT

Graduated in: 1964

Legrand Strickland

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Associate Creative Director at AcrobatAnt

Graduated in: 1995

Diana Sullivan

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Artist at Diana Sullivan Design

Graduated in: 2000

Monte Toon

Graphic/Commercial Art

Watercolorist at Self-Employed

Graduated in: 1974

David Turner

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Senior Marketing Manager at USA Truck, Inc.

Graduated in: 1988

Dean Wilhite

Dean Wilhite

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Art Director at Ackerman McQueen

Graduated in: 1980

Michelle Wittmer

Associates in Applied Sicence — Graphic Arts

Artist Designer at Self Employed

Graduated in: 1987

Nathan Yoder

Nathan Yoder

Associate in Applied Science - Graphic Design

Owner at Yondr Studio

Graduated in: 2010

The Venue

117 N Boston Ave #201 Tulsa, Ok 74103

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Fly Loft is a facility in the heart of the Brady Arts District dedicated to nurturing performing artists and organizations.

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Alumni Art Exhibit and Sale:

April 07, 2017 • 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

LOCATION: Fly Loft
Downtown Tulsa

This year’s event will be held during Tulsa’s First Friday Art Crawl. It is the 4th Annual collection of artwork, in a variety of media, produced by alumni of OSUIT’s School of Visual Communications. These artists are or have been successful professionals in the visual communications industry producing art for a variety of business clients. Many graphic designers, photographers, and 3D artists, who use their creative talent to communicate the client’s message by day, are compelled to express themselves through their personal artwork by night. The love of painting, drawing, or sculpting, for example, is what initially attracted them to careers in the creative realm. This fourth annual exhibition represents their escape from budget restrictions, market testing, and client approvals.

This art sale is intended to create a funding stream for scholarships for qualifying and deserving continuing students in OSUIT’s School of Visual Communications. The selected artists have provided 1 or more pieces to be sold, with all proceeds going to benefit deserving students continuing their education in OSUIT’s School of Visual Communications. We invite the public, OSUIT alumni and their families, current and prospective OSUIT students and their families, visual communication industry professionals, art lovers and buyers, supporters of the OSU system, supporters of art/technical education, people in the habit of charitable giving to join us.

Be a part of our story by purchasing art at the sale or by donating directly to the tax-deductible fund: OSUIT Visual Communications Student Scholarship Fund #29-99550. Credit cards, checks, and cash accepted at the art sale.

ABOUT US

EVENT/SPONSORS

Many thanks to our generous sponsors for supporting this event. Thank you!

School of Visual Communications

Explore our Viscom programs and put your unique brand of creative problem-solving to work.

Do you have a creative passion for communicating visually?

Explore a rewarding career in an industry made just for you. Begin a career that allows you to put your unique brand of creative problem-solving to work, as well as being able to motivate customers and sell products and services. OSUIT’s School of Visual Communications can get you where you want to be. The ever-changing marketing landscape and globalization of today’s advertising media continue to spur job growth for skilled individuals in the visual communications industry. Whether it’s Graphic Design, 3D Modeling & Animation or Photography, OSUIT challenges you to prepare for your future through experiencing the following:

STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWAREINDUSTRY NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIESAWARD-WINNING INDUSTRY-TESTED FACULTYHIGH PERCENTAGE JOB PLACEMENT

The School of Visual Communications provides hands-on teaching methods that infuse the latest industry input into the curriculum. Our programs build a solid foundation for students seeking lifelong careers that will fulfill their creative and financial dreams.

Graduates of OSUIT’s School of Visual Communication work for advertising agencies, graphic design studios, publishers, portrait studios, corporate communication offices, web design companies, and video production groups. Many have successful freelance careers or wind up owning their own company.

Students earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in seven accelerated sessions. We offer classes year round allowing most students to complete their programs in two years and one trimester. Graduates earn highly competitive starting salaries, with long-term potential of even more depending on motivation and career opportunities.

YOUR FUTURE BEGINS HERE!

Contact us to find out more about these exciting careers or to schedule a personalized tour.

OSU Foundation

As the private fundraising organization for Oklahoma State University, the OSU Foundation exists for uniting donor and university passions and priorities to achieve excellence.

The Foundation manages donor dollars to provide the most advanced educational opportunities available to students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the university. From scholarships to community programs, OSU donors generously support the spirit and tradition of Oklahoma State University.

We invite you to learn more about the OSU Foundation, its leaders and the individuals who help support the STATE’s University. As always, please feel free to contact the OSU Foundation for additional information or visit us the next time you’re in Stillwater!

OSU – Institute of Technology

OSU Institute of Technology’s mission is to serve as the lead institution of higher education in Oklahoma and the region providing comprehensive, high-quality, advancing technology programs and services to prepare and sustain a diverse student body as competitive members of a world-class workforce and contributing members of society.

Goals

Values

We value excellence and integrity in people, technology, jobs and learning.

Institutional Core Objectives

Core objectives are essential, broad-based workplace skills that cut across occupational and academic titles. They are distinguished from program-specific requirements needed for specialization in professional-technical programs and/or academic-transfer plans. The assessment of student learning is held in high regard at OSU Institute of Technology and, in alignment with requirements of The Higher Learning Commission, faculty have developed five core objectives that are wholly integrated in the curriculum. These Core Objectives are: