The Leslie Powell Gallery opens two art exhibitions this weekend

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – The Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery has announced the opening of two art exhibitions, starting with the opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 14th.

Don Holladay will present research into Oklahoma’s past at Prairie Weather and the General Store. The exhibition is a personal journey back to his family heritage, which comes from farmers who ran a grocery store in Oklahoma territory before statehood. Holladay began painting in the 1970s. His works have appeared in numerous solo exhibitions, and have been selected for national, regional and international jury competitions.

Character: Revealed depicts the art of a Norman resident, Corazon Watkins. She graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Oklahoma. Watkins ’work has received multiple awards and he has been a prominent resident artist at home and abroad.

The Leslie Powell Gallery presents works by Corazon Watkins and Don Holladay.
The Leslie Powell Gallery presents works by Corazon Watkins and Don Holladay.(KSWO)

These exhibitions will be opened with a reception where light refreshments will be served.

This event is free and open to the public.

After receiving the opening, both exhibitions will be available for viewing during the gallery’s regular opening hours until Friday, June 24th.

The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 12 to 4 p.m.

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