Marjorie Atwood’s 2016 Mayfest Poster Revealed
Tulsa artist Marjorie Atwood designed the 2016 Tulsa International Mayfest poster. The painting is called Namid, which is a Native American name meaning Star Dancer, and includes silhouettes of known Native American sculptures and a colorful Tulsa skyline. Atwood is a contemporary artist with a 20-year history of painting and exhibiting her work.
Posters will be available for purchase at the merchandise tent at the intersection of 4th and Main streets during the festival. For the first time, Mayfest will also offer limited edition signed reproductions embellished by hand with gold leaf.
The original artwork will be sold at the Mayfest Invitational Gallery, located in the Williams Towers lobby, 1 W. 3rd St. The sale will begin at the Invitational Gallery opening party on Wednesday, May 18, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Mayfest returns for its 44th year May 19-22 in downtown Tulsa. More than 350,000 people are expected to attend the free festival, which will include more than 120 visual artists of fine arts and handmade goods, three indoor art galleries, live music on four stages, and food vendors. Read the full story online at gtrnews.com or on the front page of the Midtown Monitor edition.