Phillip Danner is an artist with a knack for texture.
Little did we know that he wanted to create textures inside the Spy Van with office tape, spray paint and even fire. The only thing hotter than the cruel July sun was Danner’s art as he took one of his older pieces and transformed it into something new. This doesn’t come as a big surprise because the artists working at The Society are quite the creative whizzes.
It has been a couple months since we’ve had an Okie artist jump into the van for an Artist Interview Session, but we hope this episode starts another wave of sessions at Live on the Plaza. If you’re unfamiliar with Live on the Plaza then please check into the free art and culture explosion that takes place every second Friday of the month.
Keep on trucking, readers and watchers.
Check out some stills from Danner’s session after the jump.
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When it comes to art, Dusty and Tanner know their shirt.
If you’ve been to a Thunder game or have any Oklahomacentric friends then you’ve probably seen designs from Tree and Leaf Clothing.
Dusty has been running the apparel store for about six years.
Design is in his blood. His grandfather’s claim to fame is drawing Pistol Pete, a symbol famous throughout the country. Dusty still has his grandfather’s old design notebooks and its influence doesn’t seem to be fading any time soon.
Dusty and Tanner had quite a big challange facing them last month. They had to create enough artwork for a Live on the Plaza gallery showing in two weeks time. The two tirelessly collaborated and ended up with plenty of quality work.
Except plenty more good stuff from the duo in the future.
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Edmond-based artist Tiffany Edwards hopped into a green 1977 Vanagon and shared her artwork with the VDub crew.
The original music you hear is by Derek Knowlton of The Pretty Black Chains.
Here’s the Vimeo version of this video if you are into that sort of thing.
The line between music and art gets a little more blurry thanks to Moses White.
The Oklahoma City-based artist visited with us at Live on the Plaza last month, and he shared his artwork in the Spy Wagon.
Give the episode a look see to learn how White combines his two loves.
Here’s the link to the Vimeo version if you’re into that sort of thing.
Artist Mark White is like a cowbell.
He just goes well with music.
But seriously now, the Oklahoma City-based artist spent three months crafting artwork for May’s Live on the Plaza, and we’re very excited to see what he could draw for us inside of the Spy Van.
White specializes in psychedelia, so it’s no big surprise to see his artwork inside of Warpaint Clothing or gracing the cover of The Pretty Black Chains’ album “Awakening.”
We spoke to White about his passion for music and how he’s happy to team up with Chains guitarist Derek Knowlton.
Knowlton is responsible for scoring every artist VDub Session, which means you should check him out too.
Look for this new episode featuring graphic designer and artist Kris Kanaly.
It will debut on May 9.