The Teaching Artist Roster is a resource list of Oklahoma artists who have been vetted by the Oklahoma Arts Council and are available to schools and organizations for arts education and learning programs. Each artist accepted to the roster has demonstrated artistic and instructional abilities, and is familiar with curriculum and instructional strategies.
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Sheryl Cozad creates artwork in a variety of media including oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastels and mixed media. She offers instruction for all ages in drawing, painting, and design.
Gayle L. Curry
Gayle L. Curry teaches students about the ancient art form of Encaustic Painting. Encaustic Monotypes combines the ancient painting medium of encaustic with the popular monotype process.
Danny Gordon is a self-taught, multi-award winning artist/illustrator form Oklahoma City who has been drawing since he was five years old. Danny has been doing programs in Oklahoma Schools since 2000.
Patricia Herrera Morgan
Her residencies offer a wide choice of media in visual art and handmade crafts, which include sculpture, drawing, painting, printmaking, and papermaking and basket weaving.
A visual artist with many years of teaching experience, Debbie Langston instructs a wide variety of visual art subjects such as drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed-media to a diverse population including children, youth, adults, seniors, and special needs groups.
Erin Latham, Ph.D., is a concept driven installation artist, printmaker, and author. As an artist in residence, Latham will create arts education curriculum that is on par with Oklahoma Academic Standards while creating fun and imaginative collaborative projects that engage students and staff in representing their school and facilities through a large collaborative finished piece.
Mixed Media & Sculpture. As an arts facilitator, Lee has worked in school districts, libraries, alternative sites, recreation centers and DHS sites.
Glenna McBride reveals innovative activities allowing students to visualize new approaches to subjects.
Joann McMillan's residencies may involve students in puppet or mask construction, creation and development of characters, story and script writing, puppet show production as well as theater games/movement and acting skits.
In Susan Morrison’s residencies, students will enjoy learning color, composition, and design through painting, drawing, and collage. Her experience includes public art commissions and mural design, which equips her to engage students in creating large scale and site-specific projects.
Keith Murray seeks to develop students’ observational skills as well as a greater appreciation for the arts in his visual arts classes.
Jackie Nelson is an experienced art teacher who specializes in painting, drawing, and ceramics.
In her engaging residencies, Christina enables students to focus on the discovery process, explore a wide range of art media, and find new ways of working and learning in order to express themselves and develop their creativity.
Pennington's goals for her students are to experiment, explore, and experience visual art. Her lessons in drawing, charcoal, watercolor, painting, and mosaics incorporate content from science, math, history, and English/language arts.
G. Patrick Riley
Patrick’s residencies in visual art media from ceramics and printmaking to painting and drawing are designed to ignite in participants of all ages a sense of renewed self-worth, an enthusiasm for experiencing the arts, a greater use of imagination training, and an active force for creative expression.
Theresa Sacket is a muralist located in Ponca City. She works in a variety of media and has experience in drawing, painting, ceramics, and sculptures.
Cheryl Swanson makes visual art fun. She uses her energy and passion to help students believe in themselves.
Richard Ray Whitman
In Richard Ray Whitman's residencies students learn specific techniques for using a variety of art media, including painting, collage, photography and three dimensional art forms.
(Note: Teaching Roster artists are not employees of the Oklahoma Arts Council)