Exhibit 1 is a new art show from the Verbode Urban Core Artists and features the work of Christie Owen, Marissa Raglin, Trevar Peterson, Tim Cooper, Katie Henderson, Kendall Schulz, and Tim Kowalczyk. The collective of professional artists are from Oklahoma and beyond working in a variety of media and styles.
Verbode Urban Core Artists is an artist-run curatorial and event collaborative founded in 2016 by Verbode real estate owner, Sarah Bytiqi and artist, Christie Owen in Oklahoma City. The real estate group provides Christie with a showroom for the year and hosts quarterly openings. Christie elected to invite her fellow artists to participate as an initiative to attract more attention and support for local artists.
Christie Owen organizes, promotes and curates visually stimulating and dynamic art exhibits that reflect the flourishing creativity of the Oklahoma art community. The mission of these art exhibits is to develop new relationships and encourage networking through an understanding and appreciation of art’s vital role in our community.
Sarah Bytiqi offers the space at Verbode as a home for art and to engage a diverse cross-section of the public by hosting free and open to the public exhibits in an alternative space.
Verbode is a residential real estate brokerage located in the TAP Architecture Building in downtown Oklahoma City. Visitors can view the exhibit Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm between April 18, 2019 and July 12, 2019.