Art Committee Member
Artist, Gallery Preparator at Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Miembro del Comité de Arte
Artista, Preparador de Galería en el Museo de Arte de la Ciudad de Oklahoma
Bryon Perdue Jr
Art Committee Member
Bryon is a mixed media artist and pharmacy research analyst at the Oklahoma Healthcare Authority. He received is BFA from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2013.
Board Secretary, Development Committee Member
Past President, Art Committee Chair
Thomas is a professional visual artist and professor at Rose State College. Suzanne Thomas was born and raised in Spencer, Oklahoma. She received her B.F.A. at Oklahoma State University and her M.F.A. at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Thomas has been awarded several honors including NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence in Teaching; Who’s Who 2007 Graduated Dean Fellowship award; Roby Honoree for Academics; she was also awarded by Rose State College Phi Theta Kappa.
Artist and documentarian
Treasurer & Past President, Continuing Education/Professional Development Chair
Golding is a business owner and founder of The Golding Group which provides strategic planning, communications and process development for business and non-profit organizations with a focus on growth and longevity. Mr. Golding has over 30 years of advertising, marketing and PR experience.
In 2013 Elizabeth was recognized as a Governor Nigh Academy Graduate and a National Education for Women’s Leadership Scholar. Also in 2013, Elizabeth graduated from Rose State College with a Business Admission Associates in addition to being a national who’s who among colleges and universities. Elizabeth transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma to continued her dedication to education and community by being involved in immigration reform activism, volunteer coordinator of various organizations. In 2014 Elizabeth was recognized as a National Newman Civic Leader. In 2015 Elizabeth graduated from the University of central Oklahoma with an International Business Admission Bachelors. Upon graduation, Elizabeth accepted employment at the YWCA in OKC as an economic empowerment advocate. Elizabeth now works as a recruiter for Rose State College. She focuses on minority and inner-city schools.
Inclusion In Art holds bi-monthly board meetings.
Board Members Emeritus
Nathan Lee is an artist and art activist from Oklahoma. He is a founding member of Inclusion in Art and is best known for his efforts towards creating a more racially diverse art community in Oklahoma. Lee is also the co-producer of the groundbreaking film “TRANSCEND” which explores the lives and creative process of five Black artists living and working in Oklahoma. “TRANSCEND” is the first Oklahoma film to focus on the Black creative class in the state and the first to document artists from the Black Visual Arts Movement now being experienced in Oklahoma.
Argüelles grew up in Tijuana, Mexico. He earned his bachelor’s at the University of California, San Diego in Studio Art. After graduation, Argüelles joined the bi-national art collective the Border Art Workshop. Exhibits at the Sydney Biennale, the Tucuman Alternative Biennale, and the Johannesburg Biennale soon followed. Argüelles received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine.
Narciso continues to teach at the college level and full time at the high school level. He also curates art exhibits and judges student art exhibits. For the past 10 years, he has worked as a grader for the Advanced Placement Test in Studio Art. His community involvement includes volunteering at several non-profits and art organizations. Argüelles is the recipient Shannon Calderon Primeau 2016 Artist of the Year Award presented by the Hispanic Art Council of Oklahoma.