Architecture as Inspiration: the Whimsical Work of Oklahoma's First Architect, Joseph Pierre Foucart

During this two-day workshop, we will learn about Oklahoma's first architect, the eccentric pioneer, Joseph Pierre Foucart. Many of his buildings still stand in downtown Guthrie, where you can easily spot his unusual take on turn-of-the-century elegance. Student artworks will be an homage to Foucart's propensity for whimsy and rule-breaking. We will create wooden, paper, cardboard, and gingerbread structures that are just as whimsical and mismatched as anything Foucart could've imagined!
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