Art Jubilee Set for April 12

Released by Panhandle State Campus Communications on 04/10/2017

Goodwell, Okla. — Always a favorite for area art students as well as the Oklahoma Panhandle State University Art Department, the 19th Annual Panhandle Area Art Jubilee is just around the corner. Sponsored by The Galleon Restaurant, this art-packed day is set for April 12 on the Panhandle State Campus.

Students will enjoy live art demonstrations and a number of contests with scholarships and prize money available. Community members are invited to attend the demonstrations in Hesper Hall as well as browse the student’s contest entries in the Panhandle State Ballroom.

This year’s featured artists are Hector Cobos-Leon and Kristy Patterson. Both artists will present throughout the day on Wednesday.

Cobos-Leon is a potter and a ceramic artist. He lives and works in the Paseo Art District. He achieved his undergraduate studies in Fine Arts from Panhandle State.

Kristy Patterson is a lifelong artist and a third generation resident of the Oklahoma Panhandle. She graduated from Guymon High School and from Southwestern Oklahoma State University with a commercial art degree.

Additional workshops are free and open to the public. Cobos-Leon will present a ceramic art workshop on Tuesday, April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Patterson will host a painting workshop as well as presentations on Internet Marketing and planning and working art shows on Thursday, April 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Special thanks goes to The Galleon Restaurant for sponsoring the event and to Anchor D Bank, Farmers County Market, Firestone Meat Lab, Prestage Farms, and Tri-County Electric for helping make the event possible.

For more information, visit the OPSU website at or contact the OPSU Art Department at or 580-349-1479 and ask for Yvonne Sangster.

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