Art Focus is a quarterly publication of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition dedicated to providing stimulating insight into the visual arts in Oklahoma through artist profiles, art commentary, museum and gallery reviews and previews, artist essays, and more!


John Selvidge

John Selvidge is an award-winning screenwriter whose most notable credits include independent films written with Oklahoma filmmaker Mickey Reece such as Agnes, Climate of the Hunter, and most recently Country Gold, all of which have been distributed nationally and internationally. Before moving back to his hometown of Oklahoma City a decade ago, John pursued a doctorate in Comparative Literature in Atlanta where he was also a member of the Atlanta Poets Group, an experimental poetry collective. He now works as a writer for a humanitarian organization in Oklahoma City while maintaining freelance and creative projects on the side. He was selected for OVAC’s Oklahoma Art Writing and Curatorial Fellowship in 2018.

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