Members of the CHAMP team are excited about the results of their research so far into the relationship between public art and health. The team began gathering preliminary data for its pilot project by conducting a series of focus group interviews and individual qualitative interviews with residents of North Tulsa.Read More
Mayor G.T. Bynum and MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe are kicking off the Call for Artist Proposals Thursday in an effort to bring in public artworks celebrating and commemorating Black Wall Street.Read More
Greenwood Art Project could potentially be a new positive for Black Wall Street businesses to look forward to.Read More
If you know anything about Jerica Wortham, you’ll recognize that she’s a socialite. She’s a native-born Tulsan, Booker T. Washington alum, ebony wearing, Cinderella-Esque and spoken word black beauty, who puts the vibe into why Tulsa’s becoming a more vibrantly-inclusive and attractive city to live in.Read More
Artist Rick Lowe can’t tell you what The Greenwood Art Project will look like, but he can tell you what it won’t look like — eight statues sprinkled around the historic district.
That, he says, is not what this Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Public Art Challenge-winning project is all about.Read More
The former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg is donating the money to The Greenwood Art Project. The art will be created over the next two years and will tell the story of Black Wall Street and the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot Massacre.Read More
Tulsa’s public art proposal is called “Reclaiming History through Public Art: Greenwood Art Project.” Rick Lowe will lead a team of artists in creating a project that celebrates the Black Wall Street neighborhood and helps visitors understand its rich history.Read More