The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s annual Momentum exhibition features Oklahoma artists aged 30 and under, working in diverse media. The exhibition presents a diversified look at the young artistic talent in Oklahoma.
This year we showcased 62 emerging visual artists using a wide range of media including, painting, printmaking, sculpture, video, and much more!
Join us again in 2023 for this annual event!
Momentum ticket sales* support OVAC’s mission to grow and develop Oklahoma's visual arts community through education, promotion, connection, and funding.
Friday, March 25, 7:30–10:30 pm
Ticketed event featuring live music by the Nelson Gonzalez Quartet
Saturday, March 26, 7:30–10:30 pm
Ticketed event featuring live music by Pretty Well
Sunday, March 27, 2:00–5:00 pm
Free public hours featuring a Gallery Talk with our Guest Curators and Spotlight Artists from 4:00–5:00 pm.
The Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition strives to make our events accessible to all. Please contact 405-879-2400 for assistance with individual accommodations. For other questions about Momentum, please contact Keri Smith, Programs and Exhibitions Manager at Keri@ovac-ok.org or 405-879-2400 ext. 2
The Momentum Guest Curator and Emerging Curator work together to select three Spotlight Artists and many General Survey artists each year.
The call for Momentum 2022 Committee members is closed. Check back later for more opportunities!
Obsidian. Cast glass, silver, and gold leaf. 19 x 19 x 2 inches. 2021.
Domicile. Cast concrete and organic material. 24 x 24 x 24 inches. 2021.
Lisa. Oil paint and pencil on canvas. 4 x 5 feet. 2020.
Through Momentum Spotlight, OVAC provides three artists the opportunity to create new bodies of work with curatorial guidance and a $1,000 honorarium. They have debuted their new works at Momentum 2022!
Spotlight Artists: Applications are closed
The Momentum 2022 General Survey features 59 Oklahoma artists! They represent a variety of media including drawing, painting, film, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and more!
General Survey Artists: Applications are closed
Applications for Momentum 2022 are closed.