for established artists in the scene, as well as emerging artists. We try to include all media from photography, painting, ceramics, new media, mixed media and fiber art."
This has been McCune-Elmore's first foray into fund-raising, and she said it was difficult getting used to hearing "no," but sees City Arts as a critical institution for the metro area.
"The way I perceive City Arts within the complex of galleries in the Oklahoma City area is as the great democratizer," she said. "The elitism that can occur in the museum environment doesn't exist in City Arts. It's for adults, for children, totally free admission. Now that I have children of my own, I need it to continue so I can start taking my kids there."