2005 OSAI Visual Arts Information
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DRAWING & PAINTING

Application Deadline: February 4, 2005

Classes concentrate on the principals of drawing and painting through studio work, slide lectures, and demonstrations. Students are introduced to color, imagery, media, and various drawing and painting techniques. Students will display their work in public exhibitions. Twenty students are accepted.

Prerequisite
  • Two years of art training (preferred, but not required).
Audition Requirements

Please bring the following supplies to the audition:
  • A newsprint pad (18" x 24") with stiff backing
  • Your choice of ebony pencils or conte crayons in white, gray, or black
  • Gum and/or kneaded rubber erasers
  • A portable easel or drawing board is highly recommended
  • The audition master class includes two 50-minute timed drawing exercises (a still life and a figure drawing) led by an instructor.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Application Deadline: February 4, 2004

Students are instructed in various photographic techniques and are encouraged to utilize the aesthetics of their surroundings. Students have darkroom time and the opportunity to display their photography in public exhibitions. Up to eighteen students are accepted.

Prerequisite
  • Black and white darkroom experience (developing and printing)
Interview Requirements
  • Please bring the following items to your interview:
  • A portfolio of 6-10 pictures that you have shot, developed, and printed. Photos must be 8" x 10" black and white prints in white mats. Clearly mark each print with your name. The Oklahoma Arts Institute will retain your portfolio for consideration.
  • A self-addressed, stamped (not metered) packing envelope for returning your portfolio. Weigh the envelope with your portfolio inside to determine the required postage BEFORE your interview. Portfolios with inadequate postage will not be returned. The Oklahoma Arts Institute is not responsible for damage or loss.
Please note: If selected, each photography student is required to bring a 35mm camera and 30 rolls of black and white film to the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute.

FILM / VIDEO

Application Deadline: February 4, 2005

Students study, write, shoot, and edit scenes that result in short films appropriate for showcasing. Students learn elements of film language, film appreciation, and screenwriting for documentary, fiction television, and theatrical film release. Up to twenty students are accepted.

Interview Requirements
  • Please bring the following items to your interview:
  • A sample of your creative writing (screenwriting, plays, scenes, or story board). Clearly mark each page with your name.
  • A 2-3 minute fiction or documentary VHS video that you scripted and shot. Clearly mark the videotape with your name. The Oklahoma Arts Institute will retain your materials for consideration.
  • A self-addressed, stamped (not metered) packing envelope for returning your material. Weigh the envelope with your material inside to determine the required postage before your interview. Videotapes with inadequate postage will not be returned. The Oklahoma Arts Institute is not responsible for damage or loss.
Application and Audition Requirements
  • Application Form and Supplemental Information
  • Two signed, sealed Recommendation Forms
  • One copy of your birth certificate
  • $10 application fee
  • $15 late fee, if applicable
As soon as possible, call the Oklahoma Arts Institute office at (405) 319-9019 to schedule attendance at one of the audition master classes/interviews. Audition spaces fill quickly. Please arrive early to check-in and setup.

Audition and Interview Locations

Photography and Film and Video
Tulsa: Saturday, February 5th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., University of Tulsa, Phillips Hall, 5th Street and Delaware Street

Oklahoma City Area: Saturday, February 26th, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., University of Central Oklahoma, College of Education, 100 North University Drive, Edmond

OKC Photography auditions are full - Photography auditions in Tulsa are available

Drawing and Painting
Tulsa: Saturday, February 5th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., University of Tulsa, Phillips Hall, 5th Street and Delaware Street

Lawton: Saturday, February 19th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Cameron University, Louise McMahan Fine Arts Complex

Oklahoma City Area: Saturday, February 26th, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., University of Central Oklahoma, College of Education, 100 North University Drive, Edmond


Drawing and Painting Judging Criteria
  • Drawing skills
  • Composition skills
  • Use of tools
  • Use of time
Photography and Film/Video Judging Criteria
  • Composition
  • Subject
  • Technique
  • Creativity
Adjudicators are members of the Oklahoma Arts Institute's Visual Arts Advisory Panel.

The drawing and painting program of the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute is endowed by the Ellen Woods Westheimer Visual Arts Fund. The film/video program of the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute is endowed by the Jeanne Hoffman Smith Film Institute Fund.



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