Gilcrease in Your Neighborhood
October 2022 to September 2023
While the new Gilcrease Museum is being built, our friends at the museum are bringing art from their collection to you! “Gilcrease in Your Neighborhood” is a public art experience featuring one high-quality reproduction displayed in 31 locations at once. Each reproduction is up for about three months before being switched to a new artwork for another three months. The sites are as varied as our diverse community. Think parks, libraries, community gathering places and even hiking trails. Inside and outside. One artwork. 31 locations. Visit them all! Find details of locations and events at Gilcrease.org.
An Island of Redbuds on the Cimarron by Brummett Echohawk
Pink blossoms enliven this horseshoe bend in the sandy-bottomed Cimarron River where Brummett Echohawk’s family settled after the Pawnee forcibly left their ancestral lands. Painting with a bowie knife, the artist stretched storm clouds across the prairie sky, swirled spring hues along the riverbank, and layered thick paint with incised lines on the windblown redbud. More than a landscape with flowering trees, this painting is a tribute to home.