Tiny Monuments Outdoor Pop-Up Exhibition
October 5 - October 7, 2023
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Juried by Miranda Kyle, Ray Katz, Mike Barclay, April Livingston, Page Burch and Jennifer Peek
Tiny Monuments featured artists!
About the Jury:
Miranda Kyle – Miranda Kyle is the Program Manager of Arts and Culture for Atlanta BeltLine, Inc., Chief Curator of the annual Art on the Atlanta BeltLine Public Art Exhibition, and chair of the Outdoor Committee for Mid-South Sculpture Alliance. Miranda holds an MFA in sculpture from the Savannah College of Arts and a Postgraduate Degree in Painting and Drawing from the Edinburgh College of Arts. She is passionate about the preservation of Atlanta’s graffiti culture and the intersection of Indigenous land rights, sovereignty, and monuments.
Ray Katz – Ray Katz holds an MFA in sculpture and drawing from Wayne State University. He retired from teaching after 48 years as Professor of Art at the Auburn Hills, Michigan, campus of Oakland Community College. He continues to create and exhibit art throughout Michigan and in over 21 states nationally, as well as Japan and France.
Mike Barclay - With over a decade of experience in museums and contemporary art galleries, Barclay is an independent curator, collections manager, and artist based in Indianapolis. With special interests in community curation, he has collaborated with Indy Pride Inc., City of Columbus, Arts Council of Indianapolis and others. He holds a BA in Fine Arts and Graphic Design; BA in Art History and Classical Studies; and a Master’s in Museum Studies.
April Livingston – April Terra Livingston is a sculptor, painter, and photographer with leadership experience in cultural and educational settings. While exhibiting her work in the U.S. and abroad, she strives to promote discourse and unity through art and is passionate about the conservation and preservation of history---especially the history of events/people that are often overlooked or underappreciated. April’s work has been featured in National Geographic, The Washington Post, and Vogue Magazine, and she has also been featured on the cover of The New York Times.
Page Burch - Page Burch is trained in fine woodworking, metal fabrication, and foundry work. He has worked at Kennesaw State University since 2010, serving as a studio technician before transitioning into a teaching role, and he currently serves as a Lecturer of Sculpture and runs the Master Craftsman program, which he started in 2017. Burch received his BFA in Studio Art - Sculpture from Georgia Southern University in 2007, an MA in Sculpture from SCAD-Atlanta in 2009, and an MFA in Sculpture from SCAD-Atlanta in 2014.
Jennifer Peek – A current graduate student at the University of Oklahoma, Peek is a multidisciplinary painter, sculptor, potter, costume creator, and fabricator with a BFA in sculpture from the University of North Florida. Her art explores themes of movement and change with an emphasis on community involvement using large-scale public art. Peek enjoys enhancing the natural landscape and engaging with viewers outside of museums and galleries.