This dynamic and unique event features Oklahoma artists ages 30 and younger in an environment created specifically for them, helping them gain experience and meet new audiences. Attendees encounter film, performance, new media, installation, music, and more! 

The Event 

The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s 

Momentum annually features Oklahoma artists ages 30 years and younger, working in diverse media. The exhibition presents a diversified look at young artistic talent in Oklahoma.

The post-Momentum Spotlight exhibition is currently on view until July 18th at Modella Art Gallery in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Modella is following social distancing guidelines and requiring masks from all visitors. Please call (405) 880-4434 if you have questions about what to expect. ***Please note: Modella will be closed July 2nd-5th for Independence Day.***


We hope we can see you next year at Momentum 2021! Check back for more information in Fall 2020.

If you require special accommodations to attend and/or participate in Momentum, don't hesitate to contact us at 405-879-2400 or email

The Artists

Through Momentum Spotlight, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition provides the opportunity to create new bodies of work with curatorial guidance and a $1,000 honorarium.

Momentum OKC Spotlight 2020
Curator: Jade Powers, Assistant Curator at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
Emerging Curator: Madison Moody
Spotlight Artists: Emma Difani, Daniel Helm, and Spencer Plumlee


2020 Headline Sponsors

Chickasaw Nation Logo
Dead People's Stuff Logo


Are you an artist, art historian, musician, or performer age 30 or younger in Oklahoma? Applications for Momentum 2020 are now closed, but check back in November for Momentum 2021 applications!

2020 Curators

Get Involved

If you are interested in serving on the committee for Momentum, email

Did you know? Each Momentum volunteer receives one free ticket to the event!

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition

1720 N. Shartel Ave. Suite B

Oklahoma City, OK 73103


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