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2023 Oklahoma Arts Conference

"Promise in the Road Ahead"

Felicia Woolard
Felicia Woolard served in the United States Air Force for nine years as a Radar Maintenance Technician. She has worked on weather radars for the National Weather Service and National Severe Storms Lab for more than 20 years. Since 2020, Woolard has been active in Tulsa Glassblowing School's VETri Program, making the 2.5 hour drive each way on Sundays to learn the art of glassblowing with other military veterans. The experience has been her first engagement in arts and arts education.

Felicia Woolard's Schedule
Oklahoma Arts and the Military Summit III
Date: Tuesday – October, 17 2023 Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Room: McCasland Ballroom
Theme: Arts, Health, and Wellbeing Across the Military Continuum

Geared towards both the arts and military communities, the Oklahoma Arts and the Military Summit III will take place as a pre-conference event. Featuring special guest speakers, group discussions, a workshop, and a performance by Perpetual Motion Dance (, the summit will offer attendees the knowledge and skills to develop cross-sector collaborative programs that will bring meaningful arts learning opportunities to Oklahomans across the spectrum of military experiences. Join us to learn how to expand arts programming to uniquely meet the needs of the military community statewide.

Individuals do not need to register for the full Oklahoma Arts Conference to attend this one-day summit, but they must RSVP by contacting Erika Wilhite at

The Oklahoma Arts and the Military Summit III is made possible in part with the support of Mid-America Arts Alliance.

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