Inclusion in Art is dedicated to promoting racial and cultural diversity in Oklahoma’s visual arts community through exhibitions, workshops, creative projects and lectures.

Inclusion in Art continues to support artists of color by connecting communities through socially conscious presentations that challenge the mind and embrace progressive thought.

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Al Bostick Artist Talk @ The Oklahoma Hall of Fame | Gaylord-Pickens Museum 6/23/20

Join the Oklahoma Hall of Fame | Gaylord-Pickens Museum and Inclusion in Art on June 23 at 6:00 pm for an artist talk with Al Bostick. Register today for this live Zoom event where you will be able to learn more about Bostick’s inspiration and processes. We will look at and discuss several artworks included in the recent exhibition Inclusion in Art: Spirit of Color exhibit at the Gaylord-Pickens Museum

Working in paint and some mixed media, Bostick’s works explore African archetypes and symbolism and the expressive faces of black subjects. Bold and dramatic, many of his works are composed of intense color and words, while expressive lines and high contrast color and values dominate others. In addition to being an accomplished artist, Bostick is a musician, storyteller, playwright, actor and director. A self-proclaimed modern-day Griot, Bostick’s dramatic works reveal his ties to storytelling and theater. 

Al Bostic Artist Talk

This program is sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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About Inclusion In Art

Inclusion In Art is dedicated to promoting racial and cultural diversity in Oklahoma’s visual arts community. Through exhibitions, workshops, creative projects and lectures, Inclusion in Art continues to support artists of color find the resources available to assist them with their artistic endeavors.

Formed in 2004, Inclusion in Art has been responsible for renewed interest in art coming from the minority creative class, the creation of the first database of contemporary artists of color living in Oklahoma, and it has been recognized as one of the most successful initiatives dedicated to racial diversity in Oklahoma arts.