Photographic prints were given to dozens of artists to add their own flourish, with whatever medium and no rules.
Buildings chosen for the show include the HiLo Club, Duncan’s Bindery and the Classen Boulevard milk bottle.
Ashley Smith produced two works for the exhibition, using a red Sharpie to make tattoo-style illustrations over the prints.
“The milk bottle is almost like an idol on Classen and 23rd,” Smith said, “a beacon on the corner of chaos.”
Smith hopes “Building Art” reminds people about metro buildings taken for granted or not utilized to their full potential.
“Hopefully, it will give (them) a new viewpoint on their surroundings,” she said. “Yes, we all know the milk bottle building, but what if it was gone? We would miss it. We need to appreciate these buildings and pay attention to what is happening with/to them. Make sure they are a part of the future of OKC.”