Saturday, March 29, 2014

Endowment Funds

 

The Oklahoma Arts Institute’s endowment was established in 1985 with the award of a prestigious Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Today the endowment fund is comprised of dozens of named scholarship and program funds, as well as several endowed faculty chairs. The Oklahoma Arts Institute gratefully acknowledges the generous donors who are securing the future of the programs of the Oklahoma Arts Institute.

Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Program Funds

Conoco Ballet Fund
Grayce B. Kerr Guest Artists Fund
Kerr Foundation Modern Dance Fund
National Endowment for the Arts Program Fund
Neustadt Charitable Foundation Writing Fund
Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Orchestra Fund
Sarkeys Foundation Guest Artists Fund
Sarkeys Foundation Theatre Fund
Jeanne Hoffman Smith Film Institute Fund
SBC Foundation Choral Music Fund
Ellen Woods Westheimer Visual Arts Fund
Artist Faculty Travel Fund
Friends of the Badger Library


Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Faculty Chairs

The Pauline Dwyer Macklanburg and Robert A. Macklanburg, Jr., Foundation
Faculty Chair in Drawing and Painting
Sarkeys Foundation Faculty Chair in Theatre
Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation Faculty Chair

Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute Scholarship Endowment Funds

Ann Simmons Alspaugh Scholarship Fund
Bank of America Scholarship Fund
Bank of Oklahoma and the Betty E. and George B. Kaiser Foundation Scholarship Fund
Clark and Wanda Bass Family Foundation Scholars Fund
Bruce and Sheryl Benbrook Scholarship Fund
Carrie C. Boren Scholarship Fund
Brattain Scholars Fund
Caltex Petroleum Scholars Fund
John Hoyle Carlock Jr. Family Trust Scholarship Fund
Jerry and Sherry Cash Scholarship Fund
R. Duane Carter Memorial Scholarship Fund
CITGO Scholarship Honoring Steve Berlin
Patti Evans Scholarship Fund
Jarrod Fergeson Scholarship Fund
Dr. and Mrs. Gilbert C. Gibson Scholarship Fund
Charles B. Goddard Art Center Scholarship Fund in recognition of Jean and Laurence London
Ted d’Andriole Scholarship Fund
George and Betty Kaiser Scholarship Fund
Kerr-McGee Scholars Fund
Koch Industries Scholars Fund
Hyman and Esther Krasne Foundation Scholars Fund
Helon Whiteside LaGree Scholarship Fund
John and Elsa Leihenderfer Scholarship Fund
McCasland Foundation Scholars Fund
Macklanburg-Hulsey Family Scholars Fund
Melda Moore Scholarship Fund
Richard W. Moore Memorial Scholars Fund
Jasmine Moran Scholarship Fund
Ruth Kaiser Nelson Scholarship Fund
Oklahoma Natural Gas Scholars Fund
Roy Oliver Scholarship Fund
OXY, USA Inc. Scholars Fund
Public Service Company of Oklahoma Scholars Fund
Sarkeys Foundation Scholars Fund
SBC Foundation Scholars Fund
Shifra Silberman Memorial Scholarship Fund
L.B. Simmons Energy, Inc. Scholars Fund
Carol Daube Sutton Scholarship Fund
Gwen Taft Memorial Scholarship Fund
Williams Companies Scholars Fund
Marcella Craver Young Scholarship Fund
Anne and Henry Zarrow Scholars Fund


Oklahoma Fall Arts Institute Program and Scholarship Funds

Donna Berryhill Memorial Scholarship Fund
Thatcher-Hoffman-Smith Family Poetry Fund
Jane Ann Young Writing for Children Fund


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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Proverbs




know the cold
and have enough energy,
know the gold
and hold it firmly,
know the storm
and have a safe shelter,
know the tornado in the form
and go underground to feel better,
know the day
and let it wither,
know the sea
and touch a rose as fears gather.





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