Kendall Whittier Hosts Art Off the Square

Get Your Tickets for Art Off The Square October 11

Artists working in and near the historic Kendall Whittier neighborhood will exhibit their varied works for sale at an Art Off the Square fundraiser on Admiral Boulevard east of Lewis Avenue from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm Thursday Oct. 11.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit three area nonprofit agencies: Circle Cinema, Kendall Whittier, Inc., and Kendall Whittier Main Street. Proceeds from a silent auction and a portion of art sales will help support two Kendall Whittier Inc. activities: the Emergency Food Pantry Community GROW (Gardening to Reach out and Welcome).

The event will be near the Kendall Whittier square. Photographs, sculpture, paintings, pottery, silkscreen, jewelry, ink drawings, collages, macro photography, watercolors, wooden boxes, and clocks will be for sale. An exhibit of creations by some of the artists will be in the lobby of Circle Cinema, 12 S. Lewis Ave., from Sept. 27 through Oct. 11.

Participating artists include Tulsa Girls Art School students, Penni Gage, Rusty Johnson, Michael Benton, Caty Smith, Christopher Mantle, Bob Sober, Holt Pagano, Third Street Clayworks, Cassie Hamilton, Tommy Ball, Tahlia Roper, Heathyr Chenowith, Charles Thomas, University of Tulsa School of Art students, and FabLab Tulsa artisans.

Food and refreshments will be available from BurnCo, Grub Truck, Treat Street, Mario’s Chicken/Taco Truck, and Marshall Brewing Company. Performers will include the Raks Al-Hassana belly dancing troupe, which is moving its studio to the neighborhood, break- dancing from The Legacy Project s, and eclectic music band 4 Going Gravity.

Tina Hyner’s pottery studio, the Tulsa Girls Art School, the Loose Leaf Collective’s studio, and Ziegler’s Art Supply will all be open until 8:30 pm.

Offerings for a silent auction will include art lessons from Ross Myers, an overnight getaway at Cherokee Casino, four club level Thunder tickets (with parking pass and authentic “Thunder Pack”) for the Thunder’s Nov. 21 show down with Blake Griffin and the LA Clippers, a case of FineLine Monterey Chardonnay, artwork from Darshan Phillips and Linda Coward, a children’s bicycle and helmet from Lee’s Bicycles, a Firehouse Dinner for six prepared and served by Tulsa firefighters in a local fire station, and a Mexican dinner for up to 10 prepared by Father David Medina and served at the St. Francis Xavier rectory.

Tax-deductible tickets are $75.00 per person. For more information and to purchase tickets, please call 918-633-1934 or purchase tickets online here.