The term Artster refers to an individual who chooses a culturally rich lifestyle and maintains a great admiration for various forms of art. Informed and typically altruistic by nature, this individual believes in the power of creative appreciation and collaboration as a means to benefit humanity.
Michelle LaVasque and Espanta Steppe set out to find and connect with other Oklahoma artists, artisans, and craftsmen. They craved to learn about talent, the process, and the human story.
Usually, the artist’s work is on exhibit with only a brief glance at the artists themselves. In this book, the artists are the central focus. They are chronicled at work in their studios through photographs and narratives in the book Artster Oklahoma.