Art in the Gardens
Featured Art Exhibit
Twenty Colorfield Works
by Anthony Dyke and Susan Morrison-Dyke
May 25 – June 30, 2017
Free to view
The show consists of both large and small paintings. Media includes oil on canvas and framed mixed media paintings. There are 20 paintings total. All are for sale and proceeds benefit the Gardens. Anthony Dyke is an artist and arts educator who relocated from New York City to his downtown studio and has worked in Oklahoma City for the past decade. Emerging from figurative painting into the realm of abstraction, Tony Dyke draws inspiration from interior spaces and his urban surroundings. Susan Morrison is an artist, OK Artist-in-Residence and visual arts educator. In Oklahoma City, her most notable works are the monumental Bricktown Ballpark Murals The History of Bricktown located at Homeplate Entry. In 1996, Susan relocated from NYC to her downtown Oklahoma City studio and has worked there for the past eighteen years.
Sculpture Addition to the Children’s Garden
Thanks to a signature grant from the Fred Jones Family Foundation, the Myriad Botanical Gardens is delighted to announce that the commission of a charming “Prairie Dog” sculpture from renowned artist, Nancy Schȯȯn. Look for this latest public art addition to the Children’s Garden.
Story Teller Chair
Thanks to a generous gift from Gail and Bill Beals, local Oklahoma artist Don Narcomy has created a one-of-a-kind kind mystical throne that will sure to bring delight to children and families for many years of storytelling and reading in the Children’s Garden.
Gold Fish Sculpture
Located on the east side of the Crystal Bridge.
Artist Hans Van de Bovenkamp created the 14-foot red abstract sculpture as a means to connect the organic forms of nature with urban architecture and the environment. You can find this sculpture on the north west corner of the Gardens.
“Roots” by Don Narcomey
Roots was purchased as a permanent sculpture in the Myriad Gardens to commemorate the 25th anniversary.