As time and space permits, we will invite artists to present an open artist talk at Current Studio. Our goal is to broaden the community of Oklahoma artists.
Lisa J. Maione is an art director, designer and educator. As a design consultant in New York City for over a decade, clients have ranged from architects, educators, publishers, museums, community organizations and entrepreneurs. Currently based in Stillwater, she is an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Oklahoma State University. Lisa holds an MFA and BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI and a post-graduate certificate in Typeface Design from Type@Cooper.
Andy Mattern is an Assistant Professor of Photography & Digital Media at Oklahoma State University. He is represented by Elizabeth Houston Gallery in New York and has exhibited at Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh, The Luminary in St. Louis, The Center for Contemporary Arts in Santa Fe, the Lawndale Art Center in Houston, Candela Gallery in Richmond, Virginia, and the Photographic Centre Peri in Turku, Finland. Mattern has received awards for his work including the Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Printing Fellowship from Photo Center NW in Seattle, and the triennial Art365 Grant from the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. His work is included in the collections of Photo Center North West, BMO Harris Bank, and the Tweed Museum of Art. He holds an MFA in Photography from the University of Minnesota and a BFA in Studio Art from the University of New Mexico.