Red Earth Art Center presents
"Our Common Thread"
Showcasing the Indigenous Textiles of South & Central America
The Red Earth Art Center is proud to announce the opening of
"Our Common Thread," a new art exhibition that focuses on the
indigenous tribes of South America, the Kichwa, and Central America, the Guna,
and the textiles they use. The exhibition will feature works by renowned Kichwa
artist, Alejandro Vaca, from Quito, Ecuador and the vibrant molas (dulemola) of
The exhibition will showcase textiles created by indigenous
people of the Americas, providing an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding
and appreciation of the intricate and meaningful textiles created by the Kichwa
and Guna tribes. These textiles are not just works of art, they are a
reflection of the culture, history, and traditions of these tribes.
Furthermore, this exhibition brings attention to the
underrepresented indigenous communities and encourages visitors to learn more
about the rich cultural heritage of these tribes, as well as the indigenous
tribes of the United States. The exhibition is a reminder that although we may
come from different backgrounds, we all share a common thread of humanity, and
it is through art, in this case, textile art, we can gain a deeper
understanding and appreciation of the world around us.
The exhibition will run from January 18th to March 31st,
Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.
BancFirst Tower Lobby
100 N. Broadway Ave. Suite 110, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Don't miss this unique and engaging exhibition, "Our
Common Thread," at the Red Earth Art Center.