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Melton Gallery

Fall 2023 Exhibitions

Senior Capstone: Introspection

On view Dec. 4-15
Meet the artists reception from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Dec. 7
The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

“Introspection” features the Department of Art graduating studio art majors and explores themes of self-reflection and the healing process through their original artwork.

Art Senior Capstone Exhibition, Introspection

Gayle Singer: A Retrospective

On view Sept. 25- Nov. 2
Meet the artist reception from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Oct. 5
The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.

Gayle Singer is professor emeritus of art (ceramics) at the University of Central Oklahoma, where she taught for 22 years before becoming a full-time studio artist. This show follows Singer’s creative career path, featuring traditionally thrown wares from her time teaching ceramics and moving to her current body of work exploring dynamic and colorful abstract sculptures.

Wrapped in Red, Thrown altered assembled porcelain glaze fired to Cone 04 Ox. 31.5" x 16" $3500.00,  completed 2022


Art and Design Faculty Show

On view Aug. 24- Sept. 14
Closing reception from 5:30–7:30 p.m. Sept. 14
The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. 

Foreground: Backpack with hand-painted designs by Nhi Pham. Background: Posters designed by Cynthia Luong. 2023.






About The Gallery

The mission of the Melton Gallery is to serve as a forum to support the visual arts through diverse exhibitions and programming, creating a dialogue between the university and the broader artistic community.

 The Melton Gallery strives for the following goals:

  • Extend the knowledge of contemporary art, design practices, and critical theory.
  • Pursue exhibitions and programming that are issue-charged in nature.
  • Cultivate diverse audiences to create an atmosphere of inclusion.
  • Develop community partnerships through collaborative projects.
  • Provide deliberate support of the art and design departments’ missions to prepare students to enter professional careers.

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Visitor Information


Art and Design Building
UCO Main Campus
100 North University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034


Mondays-Thursdays, noon–5 p.m.
Fridays, by appointment 

Class visits should be scheduled in advance by making an appointment via email at


Feel free to park in Lot 7 (download  parking map) during Melton Gallery scheduled events. Park in designated visitor lots all other times.

Contact Us

Phone Number: 405-974-6358

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Select programming is made possible in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council, which receives support from the State of Oklahoma and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Select programming is made possible in part by the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition. 

The Melton Gallery recognizes that we sit on the traditional lands of the Caddo and Wichita people. Visit the UCO Land Acknowledgement website to learn more.