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 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.
Momentum 2021 is changing to a longer exhibition format, to allow time and space for smaller groups of people to see the artwork over the course of two months.
March 3-27, 2021: Momentum at MAINSITE Contemporary Art Gallery in Norman, OK
April 2-23, 2021: Momentum at Living Arts in Tulsa, OK
If you require special accommodations to attend and/or participate in Momentum, don't hesitate to contact us at 405-879-2400 or email
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.
Curator: Pablo Barrera, Curatorial Fellow at Oklahoma Contemporary
Emerging Curator: Kristin Gentry
Spotlight Artists: Applications closed 11/19/20
Click here for special video interviews with our 2020 Spotlight Artists!
Applications are now OPEN for Momentum 2021! Click on the button below to apply for General Survey by January 14, 2021.
Are you a young professional looking for a way to give back to your community while learning new skills at the same time?
Our Momentum 2021 Committee is full, but check back in February for volunteer opportunities.