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“Works by Regina Murphy: Celebrating 94 Years of a Life Filled with Love, Beauty, Grace & More”

  • Opening Reception: Friday, June 12, 5-7pm
  • Crystal Bridge Souuth Lobby
  • FREE
  • Exhibition through July 17

rmThe Fine Art Series at Myriad Botanical Gardens is pleased to “Works by Regina Murphy: Celebrating 94 Years of a Life Filled with Love, Beauty, Inspiration & More” June 4-July 2015.

The exhibit will be on view in the South Lobby of the Crystal Bridge, free to the public, during regular Crystal Bridge hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday. A FREE public reception and meet and greet with the artist will be from 5 -7 p.m., Friday, June 12,. Much of the work is available for purchase and a portion of the proceeds benefits the Gardens.

Regina Murphy is a longtime resident of Oklahoma City. She has studied at Oklahoma City University and Louisiana Tech University as well as with many nationally known artists. Accomplished in all mediums, Regina holds a signature membership in both the National Watercolor Oklahoma and Kansas Watercolor Societies. She has served as an officer and is a member of the Oklahoma Art Guild, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, The Paseo Arts Association and the Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition. She is a founding partner of Studio Six, a collective art studio and gallery in Oklahoma City’s Paseo Arts District.

Murphy’s work is included in many private and corporate art collections through­out the United States including those of the late Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, Arthur and Patty Newman, Dee and Joseph Wambaugh; Integris Medical Center, Oklahoma City; Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Shawnee, Oklahoma; Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City; Merrill Lynch, Oklahoma City; Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, Oklahoma City and the State of Oklahoma Permanent Art Collection.

 

Permanent Sculpture

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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.

 

 

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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.

 

 

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Gold Fish Sculpture

Located on the east side of the Crystal Bridge.

 

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 “Gateway” Sculpture

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.

 

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“Roots” by Don Narcomey

Roots was purchased as a permanent sculpture in the Myriad Gardens to commemorate the 25th anniversary.