Artwork by Cameron professor honored with award

A  portrait by Katherine Liontas-Warren, Cameron University professor of art, received an award in the Friendly Faces category of Oklahoma Friendly 2010, a national juried exhibition sponsored by the Oklahoma Art Guild. "Portrait of Randy, Native American Indian," a 30x24 pastel portrait, will be on exhibit at the IAO Gallery at 706 W. Sheridan in Oklahoma City through May 8.

Liontas-Warren is one of 99 artists whose works were selected for the show by a panel of four jurors. Guest judge Mitch Lyons of New London, Pennsylvania, selected the award winners. He is a nationally acclaimed artist and educator whose has had exhibitions of his work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Virginia museum of Fine Arts; Noyes Museum, New Jersey; Kalmar Lans Museum, Kalmar, Sweden; and the Vonderau Museum, Fulda, Germany.

photo of pastel portrait

Liontas-Warren teaches all levels of drawing and printmaking at Cameron University. She has exhibited in 18 solo shows and more than 200 national and regional juried competitive competitions throughout the United States and Europe, receiving numerous purchase awards and juried awards. Her works can be found in permanent collections throughout the nation, including the Arkansas Art Center, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, Quartz Mountain Lodge, and Oklahoma State University, among others. She received the Best of Oklahoma Award in the Texas Oklahoma Art Prize at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art in April 2008.


April 19, 2010