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January 2011

Cameron’s Professor Selected for Exhibition at Capitol

 

CU Terrafirma
“Terrafirma” is one of the original works of art by Katherine Liontas-Warren on display at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

Artwork by Cameron University professor of art Katherine Liontas-Warren will be on display at the Oklahoma State Capitol through Feb. 20. “A Time of Protection: Drawings and Lithographs by Katherine Liontas-Warren,” is currently on exhibit in the North Gallery of the capitol building. Liontas-Warren selected 30 works for exhibition. The North Gallery is located on the first floor of the State Capitol and is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. “A Time of Protection: Drawings and Lithographs by Katherine Liontas-Warren” is sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council.

Liontas-Warren teaches drawing and printmaking. She joined the Cameron faculty in 1984. For the past 26 years, she has exhibited in 18 solo shows and 210 national and regional juried competitive exhibitions throughout the United States and Europe and has received numerous purchase awards and juried awards. Many of her drawings and prints are in permanent collections throughout the nation and can be located in university galleries and private institutions such as Austin Peay University, University of Texas at Tyler, Arkansas Art Center, Oklahoma State University, Quartz Mountain Lodge, University of Colorado, University of North Dakota, Texas Tech University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Milwaukee Museum of Art.

Her exhibitions have been displayed at the Longview (Texas) Museum, Midwestern State University, Ball State University, Florida State University, Moorhead State University, Leslie Powell Art Gallery, Goddard Center for Visual Arts, Kirkpatrick Museum in Oklahoma City and the Bruno Art Conservatory Museum in the Czech Republic, among other locations. Two of her drawings are included in the second edition of “Drawing from Observation,” a textbook by Brian Curtis.

In November, the Paseo Art Association recognized her as 2010 Artist of the Year.

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